Category Archives: Workout

4 Drills for Core Strength & Stability

Whether you’re looking to be fit for health and longevity, trying to prevent injury, or preparing for a sport or other physical activity, anti-rotational strength and core stability is a key element to success.

Drill 1: Plank Reach
Drill 2: Bicycle Crunch
Drill 3: Hollow Pull Apart (band around ankles)
Drill 4: Hollow Pull Apart (band around wrists)


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Long Cycle Ladder Workout

The double kettlebell clean and jerk is the best total body kettlebell exercises there is – strengthening the legs, arms, back, and core. Not to mention the cardiovascular benefit when you train longer sets of Long Cycle!

Here is a basic workout geared toward Kettlebell Sport and more specifically, Long Cycle (clean and jerk) with two kettlebells.

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Kettle-Tabata Workout

Putting “kettle” in front of any word automatically makes it cooler. It’s a fact! 

Tabata intervals consist of 20 seconds of maximum effort followed by 10 seconds of rest x 8 sets for a total of 4 minutes. Get your heart rate up and increase your metabolic conditioning with this combination of kettlebell exercises.


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KB Fit Britt Warm Up Routine

Last week I realized that I don’t incorporate warm ups into the weekly workout videos I make – I’m just assuming you’re doing a warm up before you attempt the workout. However, one should never assume, so I decided to make a video exemplifying the type of warm up I usually do before I begin my kettlebell training.

An effective, well-balanced warm up should:

  • Raise your core temperature
  • Drill the movements you are going to do in the workout at a lower speed, difficulty level, or resistance
  • Include skill work that requires consistent practice and/or mental focus
  • Limber up your muscles, ligaments, and joints to prepare them to stretch and contract
  • Incorporate different planes of movement i.e. frontal, sagittal, transverse

What’s your favorite warm up routine? Hit reply – I’d love to hear from you.

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The Perfect Pair Workout

The perfect pair: the kettlebell snatch and the turkish get up (TGU).

The snatch is an explosive pulling movement that trains the hamstrings, shoulders, back, arms, and core – as well as cardiovascular endurance. The TGU, on the other hand, is a slow stability exercise that trains every muscle in the body. Both exercises require proper technical execution and mental focus.

Complete 10 snatches on each arm, and then 1 TGU on each arm. Repeat for 10, 15, or 20 minutes.

To make this more challenging, increase the weight on the snatch and/or the TGU each round.


Need help with your kettlebell snatch or TGU technique? I offer 30 minute consults with video analysis. Email info@kbfitbritt.com.

 

 

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