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Top 3 Kettlebell Exercises For Beginners

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We get a lot of questions each week from beginners as to where they should start with kettlebells. First off, learn the basics and learn them well. This will ensure that you are building the proper techniques, avoiding needless injury and advancing in your training later on. 1- Start with The Dead Lift Keys points […]

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Why You Should Turkish Get Up

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If you could only do one exercise for the rest of your life, you better make it The Turkish Get Up! This one move: -takes through three planes of movement -helps you develop better co-ordination -builds better support in your deep core muscles -helps correct muscle imbalances and mitigate injuries -amazing shoulder and hip mobility […]

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When is good, good enough?


Goal setting is an individual pursuit. You may be chasing a two times bodyweight back squat while your friend is working towards running a half marathon. There is no right or wrong to goal setting. What motivates one person to wake up early and get to the gym may do nothing for someone else. When […]

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Are You Making This Mistake?

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This is FUNDAMENTAL and many kettlebell instructors get it wrong. “Wrists to Zipper!!!” You will hear that cue said over and over again during our Agatsu Level 1 Kettlebell Instructor Certification. If you want to efficiently transfer energy from the ground up, you need to make EVERYTHING count. Keeping your wrists by your zipper maintains […]

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Swing Path & Counterbalance

Kettlebell Snatch

Building on our last post.Endurance Kettlebell Snatch Working counterbalance, not from hips or back, but from shifting and leaning back from the feet. As the weight increases, the further back the body has to lean to keep the barycenter over my feet. Using a top-mounted camera, I’m also able to check technique around fixation. Working […]

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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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Backyard Sessions – 5 Round Home Workout

Home Workout

Here’s a little yard work for your Sunday..5 rounds of-10 Curtsey Squat & Rear Lunge each leg-10 Plank KB Pulls per side-10 Sumo Squat to Rotational Overhead Press-10 Superhero Back Extensions with 10 bonus Pulldowns on last rep..Make sure you have great cheerleaders. Mine are cute but not really motivating. […]

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