I have a real love of heavy single kettlebell swings, especially in sets of 10. That rep range really lets me focus on the form and generate as much power as I can, then the set ends before anything has the chance to get weird. For this reason I really love this rep range for advanced beginners or even intermediate folks for regular swings, they don't have time to let a bad … [Read more...] about The “Half and Half” Kettlebell Workout
These past couple of weeks there have been a number of really cool ideas out there in the kettlebell and advanced fitness world. These combined with the need of the kettlebell small group to work on technique inspired me to create this intermediate-level full body kettlebell workout with a middle portion that focuses on fine tuning technique for kettlebell swings and snatches. … [Read more...] about Revenge of the Franken-Workout!!
Tested this one with an advanced friend... it's actually the 2nd version and I like it the best so far. We had a couple of odd social type interruptions but overall it went very well (and it got rid of my headache). Also, I have now seen in public doing swings with both the smallest kettlebell and the largest kettlebell that Dragon Door makes... hence the name of the … [Read more...] about Bizarre But Useful Kettlebell Workout: The Puppy and the Beast v2.0
The small group learned and/or reviewed the RKC Kettlebell Snatch - so I wanted to create a workout that would allow for plenty of practice - both for the new members of the group as well as the more experienced. We also wanted to get in some time with the Battling Ropes for variety. Beginners use light kettlebells for the snatching portions of the workout - the main point … [Read more...] about Simple Snatching Practice Kettlebell Workout
Brutal heat and humidity today.... a few participants left looking like we'd had a water balloon fight and not a workout.... I'm serious. Begin with a joint mobility warmup - ours uses a lot of the great drills from Super Joints. Use a kettlebell that's heaver (a little or a lot!) than your usual :) First circuit - Repeat 3 times 20 2 hand kettlebell swings 10 … [Read more...] about Woozy Caveman Wednesday… Simple Does NOT Equal Easy