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Kettlebell Overhead Squats

I’ve been doing some work on various overhead squats lately. That includes kettlebell overhead squats. With just a single kettlebell, it takes a bit less flexibility, as you can slightly lean to one side and back. Still I’m quite pleased with this recent PR, doing a few reps on both sides with the 48kg or […]

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60kg Kettlebell Snatch

The following video shows a few reps on each arm with the 60kg kettlebell snatch. I ordered a 60kg kettlebell from Dragondoor for the purpose of making it my heavy kettlebell. By means of doing this “The Beast,” aka the 48kg bell, would no longer be the heaviest one I had. This is for both […]

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Knocked the Snot Out of Me

The progress on the beast snatch challenge continues… Just finished a workout where I did 120 snatches in ten minutes with the 40kg. or 88lb. kettlebell. That one was tough! And I’ve noticed something interesting that happens with a tough workout, whether it’s snatches or otherwise. I temporarily have allergies. My eyes itch. I sneeze […]

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Heavy Kettlebell Swings for Ab Work

Late last year I purchased a 60kg kettlebell. That’s 132 lbs., so it’s a big one. Part of this was to see what I could do with it. But mostly, it was so that using it for a few exercises it would make the 48kg seem lighter.  The beast would no longer be the “heavy […]

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Single Snatch Set of PRs

When you have a goal, you generally cannot pursue it in a straight line. If it’s a big goal, it’ll need to be aimed at through several paths. This is true in training as well as much else. One of the ways that I’m pursuing my beast snatch test goal, is through different versions of […]

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Beast Snatch Progress

As you likely know if you’ve been paying attention, my main training goal right now is snatching the 48kg or 106 lb. kettlebell 100 times in ten minutes. When I initially conceived of this goal, I thought I’d be able to make short work of it. I proved to be mistaken. Very mistaken. This has […]

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Fools Kettlebell Technique

***(in the most sarcastic tone possible) Thank you so much Youtubers for your unsolicited advice. What would I possibly do without you?*** Just recently I received comments regarding my technique on two of my older kettlebell videos, along the same lines, but from different people. I call these people fools not because of their technical […]

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