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Plyometric Kettlebell Workouts- Some Cautions

Plyometric Kettlebells Plyometric exercises were invented by Professor Yuri Verkhoshansky, sports theory and explosive strength expert, in the 1950’s. They are essentially explosive, high impact workouts that can be done for the upper or the lower body. Also known as Plyo’s, jump training, they are designed for explosive strength generally needed for high impact or […]

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NFL Workout with the Kettlebell for Football Players

Kettlebells are being used by professional NFL athletes because of the dynamic nature of the kettlebell workout. NFL players are discovering that they make an ideal tool to use for active, whole body sports like football because of their comprehensive impact. Since, kettlebells (used properly) engage full muscle groups dynamically, large muscle groups for the […]

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Performing Kettlebell Squats for Leg Shaping, Strength and Flexibility

Using a variety of kettlebell exercises can add new dimensions to your training regimes. Not only are they functional but can also be fun. A very good exercise for the legs are Kettlebell squats which target the large muscles in the legs and backside (quads, hamstrings and glutes) if performed correctly. The more correctly you […]

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Quick Kettlebell Workout Suggestion on Local News Station

I don’t know if it is kettlebells alone but the dude in this clip is ripped. The woman looks pretty fit as well. They likely practice what they preach so you may want to pay attention. This short video clip from the local news station in Detroit shows how even a quick kettlebell workout can […]

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Kettlebell Workout for Pitchers to Prevent Injuries

As mentioned in my last post, the shoulders are key areas for many athletes. Baseball pitchers in particular are susceptible to shoulder injuries and surgery. Unfortunately, shoulder injuries and pitchers are quite common. While it is important to balance rest and use, the best thing a pitcher can do to prevent injuries is to use […]

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The 5 Best Kettlebell Exercises for the Shoulders

Shoulders are one of the most important yet most vulnerable parts of the body for active athletes. Baseball players, especially pitchers, regularly overstress this ball and socket joint resulting in the very common Tommy John surgery. The shoulders are also important for quarterbacks in football, boxers and other contact sports which use the shoulders to […]

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Getting Started on Using the Kettlebell for Weight Loss

s it time for you time to get started with your kettlebell weight loss program? Here are some considerations to keep in mind as you approach this fitness tool. First of all, since a kettlebell workout uses dynamic, whole body movement it works over 400 muscles. A full body, toning workout is generated while fat […]

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6 Home Workout Tips to Help You to Refine and Improve Your Progress….Safely!

hese tips are targeted for the home workout person but most can also apply to live instructor led workouts. The idea is to focus on your needs first to prevent injury and improve the benefits of your workout. Remember- The instructor is already fit and practiced. You probably are not. So don’t expect to keep […]

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Kettlebell Workout Tip from Steve Cotter on How to Avoid Banging Your Wrist During the Kettlebell Snatch

When Steve Cotter talks about kettlebelling, pay attention. He knows whereof he speaks. (Just the size of that kettlebell alone should get your attention. It certainly got mine!) A very common problem with kettlebell participants is that of banging and bruising your wrist during overhead moves such as the Clean and Snatch. The video below […]

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Quick Progress Report – My Kettlebell Experience So Far

ell, should have been more active here, but been really pushed with projects. Just wanted to give you a brief report on my progress with kettlebells. I’ve been using a 20 lb. cast iron kettlebell and Sarah Lurie’s Iron Core Kettlebell Workout DVD’s. I am not a spring chicken so I started light. I am […]

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