Kettlebell Workouts

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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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Kettlebell Workouts = Miracles?

February 4, 2012

Kettlebell workouts are awesome.  Their calorie burning power is well documented and the Russians have proven their strength building prowess for years.  Those of you who are familiar with the training know there is endless variety and creativity that can be used to come up with a lifetime of different kettlebell workouts.  All that said, […]

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Kettlebell Workouts and back pain – A surprise ending

January 29, 2012

When you think of kettlebell workouts, a “cure for back pain” probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind.  In fact, an outsider might look at a kettlebell and think, “Lifting that thing is going to make my back hurt”.  Well good news, you’re wrong.  A recent New York Times article discusses the use […]

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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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Videos!

August 28, 2011

Be sure to check out the “Exercises” section from the navigation bar, we have added videos you can use to put together your kettlebell workouts!

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Who should do KB workouts?

March 15, 2011

Kettlebells can be a little daunting to look at. They have a strange shape, looking like something that came out of the middle ages, or better yet, the Stone Age! But really, kettlebell workouts can and should be done by just about anyone. Mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, grandparents, teenagers, and more…average people of all ages […]

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Benefits of Kettlebell Workouts

March 15, 2011

Inexpensive Kettlebells generally run a little more than $1 per pound. You can easily pick up a set of kettlebells and get in incredible shape for less than an annual gym membership. Versatile Because they come in all shapes and sizes, kettlebells are extremely versatile Indestructible If you get a well-made kettlebell, they are virtually […]

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