Why You Should Be Doing the One-Handed Hardstyle Swing
Hardstyle is the expression of ballistic strength. Here are some tips to help you get the most of it.
The Beauty of Strength With Artemis Scantalides, Ep 15
Artemis Scantalides is one of nine women in the world to complete the Iron Maiden Challenge. And that's not even the bravest thing she's done.
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Cleaning Up Your Kettlebell Clean, Part 1
Learn how safely and effectively hold the rack position on your kettlebell clean.
All You Need to Know About Getting Started with Kettlebells
If you’re new to kettlebell training or thinking you want to set up a home gym and use them, then this article is for you.
The Number One Rookie Training Mistake
If you don't listen to this advice, then chances are you're going to fail your RKC or SFG test.
The Art of Heavy Lifting Without Overtraining
I've been training for the Iron Maiden Challenge. As a very small person, in order to achieve this goal I had to learn how to lift heavy on a regular basis without overtraining.
4 Kettlebell Brands: Which Is Best for You?
Which kettlebell is best for which purpose? Which one is the best deal? Which one is most durable? Here are the answers to all those questions and more.
How to Physically Prepare for the RKC (or Any Event or Certification)
You can never be too conditioned, too strong, or too fit for an event, cert, or seminar.
A Systematic Approach to Improving Your Kettlebell Swing
The kettlebell swing is a display of skill and strength. In order to improve your proficiency, you need to work on all three vital areas - skilll, strength, and endurance. Here's how to do it.
The Program Maximum: Kettlebell Training for the Advanced Athlete
An evolution of Pavel's famous "Program Minimum," this program is for seasoned trainees looking for further gains. It's still simple, but it's challenging and effective.
How to Do the Perfect DOUBLE Kettlebell Clean
You may find your body and injuries just don't agree with the barbell anymore. The double kettlebell clean is a perfect place to start using kettlebells to replace the bar.
You're Going to See This Again: Fitness Trends Are Talking and You Need to Listen
The fitness industry is giving us some real clues right now, but are you paying attention? Bodyweight and movement-based training are trends for a valid reason.
World’s Strongest Napkin: How to Add 2lbs of Muscle a Week with Kettlebells
This program, I imagine, is about as pleasant as a spell in the stocks - and ought to be applied judiciously. That being said, it's simple and it totally works.
1+1=3 (or FMS + HKC = All You Need)
The FMS and HKC certifications appear to be a collection of progressions. But upon closer inspection they could be all the training you need. Here are the reasons why.
Book Review: "The RKC Book of Strength and Conditioning"
This book includes sections from all the superstar coaches of the RKC, along with 45 kettlebell workouts. If you're a fan of kettlebells, you'll probably want to check this one out.
Top 10 Kettlebell Articles of 2012
The tried and true kettlebell was a hot topic this year at Breaking Muscle. Here are our top 10 most popular posts on kettlebell training from 2012!
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Book Review: "Flexible Steel" by Jon Engum
Strength and flexibility are not necessarily opposing forces. In this book, Master RKC Jon Engum teaches how anyone can achieve a more flexible, and therefore healthier, body.
How To Do The Perfect Kettlebell Snatch
Here we are at the end of my series - the final of the six basic kettlebell exercises. The snatch. The snatch is one of those exercises that seem shrouded in myth, but it's actually quite simple.
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