Kettlebell Exercises

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Kettlebell Workout can increase strength like Olympic Weightlifting

May 31, 2012

A recent study was conducted with the hypothesis that since kettlebell workouts include ballistic movements like Olympic weightlifting, people using kettlebell workouts in their training might see the same benefits that Olympic lifters see.  Participants in this kettlebell workout study were put on a 10 week kettlebell workout routine and others were put on an […]

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Kettlebell Workout Benchmark: The 10 minute Kettlebell Snatch Test

February 24, 2012

Out of all the kettlebell workouts, one of the best known is the 10 minute Kettlebell Snatch Test.  This test is an excellent test of muscular strength and endurance, as well as mental strength.  It is often referred to as the SSST (Secret Service Strength Test), because the United States Secret Service uses this as […]

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Success Stories from People Using Kettlebell Workouts

February 7, 2012

The web is littered with tales of the successes different people have had with kettlebell workouts.  Whether it is someone who is new to working out, a seasoned athlete supplementing their training, or just a normal guy/gal…so many people have found success through kettlebell workouts. Here is one of my favorite testimonials I came across […]

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An Underrated Exercise – The Turkish Get-up

January 5, 2012

The Turkish get-up is an interesting exercise…it might be the longest “rep” of any exercise out there. One single rep can take 10-20 seconds. It is a strange movement, a kind of weighted sit-up + lunge + overhead squat…then you do it again in reverse. A lot of you might never utilize the TGU for […]

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