There’s no crying in baseball. And, as Pavel put it, there are no wrists in kettlebells. Never should your wrist bend with a kettlebell in your hand. It’s too hard on your wrist, plus, you lose power. A double whammy! Grab the kettlebell a little differently and stay strong and safe.
The squat is a very difficult movement for some… mainly because they make it way more complicated than it needs to be. Rather than sitting back, or moving your knees forward (which is a bad idea), simply “sit between your knees”.
A common issue with the Kettlebell Ballistics is that our feet start dancing around. Our heals may lift up. Our toes may come off the floor. We don’t want this. Not only is it dangerous, but we lose a lot of strength and power this way, too. To make sure this doesn’t happen, do the […]
I’ve worked really hard to get pretty good at the five minute snatch test over the past few years. I’ve competed in the Tactical Strength Challenge three times, and have been in the top 5 for snatches each time. I was also able to nail my 5:00 snatch test at the RKC in four minutes. […]
The Suitcase Carry is one of the absolute best ways to strengthen your ab wall. But, you need to do them properly. If you’re walking bent over to one side, you’re missing out. Fix your form – walk straight and tall, and you’ll get the most out of this fantastic exercise. Strong back, strong grip, […]
The transition from the kneeling windmill to the lunge position, or, conversely, the lunge position to the kneeling windmill, is difficult for many of us. Use this tip I learned from Dan John to ensure a smoother Turkish Get-up.
The Kettlebell Halo is a great movement for mobilizing and warming up the shoulders and upper back. Grab a light bell and throw it into your regular warm-up routine!
The kettlebell snatch is an incredible movement, but there’s a bit of a learning curve. We can’t think of the snatch simply as an extended swing. We need to understand it is a different exercise altogether. To stop banging or bruising our forearm when doing kettlebell snatches, we need to remember a few things: Keep […]
Struggling to improve your pull-ups? Can’t quite get that first pull-up yet? Use this simple, often overlooked kettlebell press technique to increase your pull-up numbers!