Does Your Back Hurt When You Swing?

At a recent kettlebell instructor’s course, we had a student tell us that her old trainer told her that back pain was part of learning kettlebells and that she should just get used it. This is absolutely not true! Swinging a kettlebell is a great posterior chain exercise, that targets the glutes, hamstrings, feet and […]

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Grip Training For Deadlifting

April is Deadlift Month! Director for Agatsu Strength and Speed Tyson LaRone will be giving you weekly tips to help you get the most out of your training. Deadlifting is one of the most important foundational lifts you should be training for injury mitigation. It increases core stability, strength and improves your posture, which will […]

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Turkey-pocalypse Challenge

Happy Thanksgiving to our Canadian Friends!Here is a fun way to get you moving after the feast.Turkey-pocalypse Challenge with Dave Anderka from Agatsu Ottawa-Gatineau1-arm triathlon medley: 3min jerks, 3min Long cycle, 4min snatch. Post results or video with KB weight in comments Winner gets an Agatsu Prize!!!Follow Along and Have Fun!If you enjoy Dave’s Class be sure to check […]

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Are you making this Kettlebell training mistake?

Turkish Get Up

One of the most common mistakes we correct Kettlebell Instructor Courses is incorrect foot placement during the Turkish Get Up..Placing your foot down as in the top photo creates instability and a weak platform for driving off the back leg..Get in a lunge. Drop down letting your knee touch the ground as though you are […]

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Kettlebell & Bands Quick Home Workout

Working Offset to Reset Working cross pattern movements can help you reset your nervous system & recenter your body. Here’s a fun little circuit of kettlebells & bands for complete body workout 4-5 rounds of 10 reps each other -Kettlebell Dead Bugs -Offset Suitcase Dead Lift -Quadruped Band Pulls -Cross Pattern Banded Split Squat ENJOY!!! […]

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