We continue with our series teaching the six basic RKC exercises - this week we move onto one of the more complicated movements, the kettlebell clean. Are you doing it correctly?
The goblet squat is a great exercise for mobility, and also builds a foundation for other forms of squatting. Learn how to do it properly and what mistakes you are most likely to make.
One of the 6 basic exercises of the RKC, you'll also find the get up in CrossFit and other programs. Learn, detail by detail, how to execute a safe, and efficient get up. Includes 2 videos.
In writing about the RKC, I realized what I learned in getting ready for it applies to all coaches. These are 5 lessons that will make you a better, more successful coach in any discipline.
More and more research is proving the benefits of the kettlebell swing - for strength and speed. Want to perform the perfect swing? Read this article for my four step primer on this amazing movement.
Years ago I used the kettlebell swing to improve jumping ability. I didn't know why it worked at the time, but new research looks into the relationship between the swing and explosive strength.
Do you want super strong abs? But you don't want to do crunches? Do you even know precisely what your core muscles consist of? You don't have to do a single sit up to actually strength your core.
Really, what's so great about kettlebells? Can't you do all the same things with a dumbbell? Well let's take a look and examine just what's so special about kettlebells.
At times I've worked with fighters and grapplers who need to put on weight due to their desired competition weight class. This is the program I used to put muscle on them with kettlebells.
We hear so much about the kettlebell swing and the eye-catching get up, but what about the kettlebell clean? Turns out it's a fantastic movement for athletes of just about any sport.
RKC luminaries such as Dan John, Brett Jones, Andrea DuCane, and Gray Cook all share their thoughts on the evolution of the RKC and the genius of Pavel Tsatsouline.
The roots of the RKC kettlebell system are explained. What does Hardstyle mean? Learn RKC's lineage in hand-to-hand combat, karate, and the Russian kettlebells themselves.
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