Archive for the Kettlebell Workout Category


Cable Pull Through vs. Kettlebell Swing – Differences and Benefits

Many free weight lifters do not have a full comprehension of how cross training with the kettlebell can assist them both in their overall fitness and with their free lifting goals. In the following article, a comparison is made between the kettlebell swing and the cable pull. As noted both exercises target the glutes, hamstrings, and […]

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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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The Extreme Kettlebell Cardio Workout- For Climbers?

My son, an avid rock climber and fitness freak, stopped by for a visit on the weekend and brought along The Extreme Kettlebell Cardio Workout video. I let him use my bell and he went through the whole video, all 6 workouts. I used a lighter bell and followed along for the ride for most […]

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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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Portable Kettlebell? The New Koreball System Kettlebell

Travel a lot but still want to keep up with your kettlebell workouts? It’s pretty inconvenient to have to lug a 25, 30 or 35 kettleball around with you along with all the rest of your luggage. Not to mention the bells and whistles you would set off when your carry-on was run through the […]

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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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Kettlebell Competitions Continue to Grow- Scottish Open Results

from the Hull Daily Mail  |  original article by Lucy Leeson on February 18, 2014 The kettlebell continues to grow internationally from its roots as a counter weight for produce in Eastern Europe. At the Scottish Open recently 3 members of the Hull Kettlebell Club won gold and silver medals at one of the UK’s biggest kettlebell competition, […]

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