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Fools Kettlebell Technique

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***(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 …

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Mass with Kettlebells

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I’m putting on some muscle. I’ve known I should do this for a while, but I’m finally doing it. Why? Because adding some muscle to my frame will help me hit my main goal with the beast snatch test. What about for your goals? Recently, fasting over the new year …

First 60kg Kettlebell Snatch

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A while back when Dragondoor released their 60kg kettlebell, I thought, I can probably snatch that. That’s 132 lbs for you metric-neophytes. Since I’ve been snatching the 48kg a lot it seemed quite doable. Just recently, I got one delivered to my door. As typically happens the UPS guy was …

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Kettlebell High Pull Set

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Just wanted to share another recent PR in training as I work my way forward on the beast snatch test. As mentioned in a previous article and video, one of the support exercises I use is the high pull. I’ll do whole workouts where I shoot for more volume, or …

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Kettlebell Bolt Competition Results

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This past Saturday I participated in my first kettlebell competition. It was a Bolt competition put on by the IKLF (International Kettlebell Lifting Federation). In case you’re not aware, the Bolt rules make competing in kettlebells more “user friendly” than the original kettlebell sport. They do this through three ways: …

The 50% Workout

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As you know if you’ve been paying attention I’m working on my goal of 100 snatches with the 48kg or 106 lb. kettlebell in 10 minutes. When I first imagined undertaking this goal I thought it would be a little bit easier than it has turned out. This isn’t the …

Ringing The Praises of The Kettle Bell

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The following is an article by Sig Klein, that was originally published in Klein’s Bell. Last month I wrote of how I use he kettlebell…of how much I enjoy working with this, to most modern weight lifters, unfamiliar piece of apparatus. In Germany many clubs have a Rundgewicbsriege – a “round …

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Double Kettlebell Snatch

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I haven’t shared too much of my training lately because it’s pretty boring from the outside. By that I mean it’s quite repetitive. I’m doing very similar things from day to day, but always progressing from one workout to the next. My priority in training is reaching my Beast Snatch …

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The American Swing or High Pull

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Today I’d like to talk about the American Kettlebell Swing and its connection to high pull and kettlebell snatch. So, what exactly is the american swing? The regular kettlebell swing is mostly done  around hip or shoulder height, whereas in the American swing the kettlebell actually goes overhead. This American …