15:00 Circuit with the Competition Kettlebells

Nothing too crazy here. Just a solid 15:00 session before supper. I took out the 16, 24, and 32 kg competition bells (as that’s about all I have left after lending the rest out to teammates haha) and did clean and presses and loaded carries. First, I hit the double kettlebell clean and presses. I […]

Kettlebell Deep 6 – Can You Finish This Kettlebell Challenge?

Introducing the newest Conviction Kettlebell Club Challenge – Deep 6. This challenge consists of the six key kettlebell movements: the swing, snatch, clean, press, front squat, and get-up. To achieve this challenge the participant must complete the following for five rounds on each side with no rest: 5 one-arm swings 5 snatches 5 clean and […]

Five of My Favorite Single-Kettlebell Workouts

These workouts are short and sweet. But they work! If you’re short on time and equipment, these workouts are a great way to get stronger, leaner, and much more fit. Throw one of these into your morning routine or pre-supper ritual, and you’ll see some major changes. Just be sure to check with your doctor […]

The Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Home Gym With a Kettlebell

I’m lucky. I’ve got an amazing wife who’s allowed me to have two home gyms. With two home gyms comes a lot of equipment to choose from. If I was starting over, though, the first piece of equipment I’d buy for my home gym is a kettlebell. And that’s for three main reasons for that: […]

The Secret to a Good Kettlebell Swing – It’s in the Breath

Have you ever seen someone make a weird ‘hiss’ sound when swinging a kettlebell? There’s a very specific reason for that. What they’re trying to do is match their breathing pattern to their swing. Not only is this the safest way to swing, but it also ensures we get the most out of our efforts. […]

Double Kettlebell Press/Front Squat Work Capacity Complex

Looking for a quick kettlebell workout you can do to improve your work capacity? Give this complex a shot: Double Kettlebell Press x 10 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 10 Double Kettlebell Press x 5 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 5 Double Kettlebell Press x 3 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 3 Double Kettlebell Press […]

How Long Should I Rest When Training With Kettlebells?

How Long Should I Rest When Training With Kettlebells? This is a question I’m asked all the time. The answer, though, is “It depends”. How long you rest between sets and/or exercises when training with kettlebells is determined by your goals. If you want to get stronger, rest as long as needed. If you want […]

It’s Never Been About the ‘Perfect Workout’ – It’s About Showing Up

We got a new puppy last weekend. She’s seven weeks old, loud, and full of energy. And she’s pooping all over my house. I’m also taking an intensive writing course, enrolled in Seth Godin’s Podcast Fellowship program, coaching two kids programs through our community association, and trying to operate our business while being present for […]

Keep Your Forearms Fresh and Loose With These Mobility Methods

If you train with kettlebells long enough, you’re eventually going to get tight forearms. It’s all part of the fun. Luckily, there are a number of things we can do to prevent our forearms from getting overly stiff and tight and causing issues. Wrist, elbow, shoulder, and even neck issues can all arise from not […]