Tip: Are Overhead Kettlebell Swings Worth It?
American (overhead) kettlebell swings aren't for everyone, but is there ever a place for them? Well, yes and no.
Myofibrillar Growth & Conditioning – The Program
Use high-intensity repeat training (HIRT) to build striated muscle, boost athletic strength, and develop machine-like endurance.
Tip: Master the Double Kettlebell Deadlift
Jack up your deadlifting volume without jacking up your spine. Try this.
Tip: Half-Kneeling Bottoms Up Kettlebell Press
Use this to strengthen your stabilizers and get stronger in all overhead pressing movements.
Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls
The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.
Tip: Two-Kettlebell Front Squat
Build your legs and challenge your anterior core strength and stability with this move.
Tip: Kettlebell Skater Squat
If squats are causing you pain right now, you can still train your legs. This exercise will load the spine less and still blow up your legs.
Tip: Two Tricks for a Better Kettlebell Swing
It's one of the best posterior chain exercises... if you do it right.
Tip: Master This Essential Kettlebell Exercise
Master the one-arm press, get stronger, and build your shoulders. It all starts with how you grip the kettlebell.
Tip: Kettlebells Are Overrated
In most cases, dumbbells are just as good. Here are five examples.
7 Abused and Misused Training Methods
Exercises are tools. You've got to know how to use them properly. Here's a list of commonly misused ones.
Tip: Kettlebell Swings With Band
Compared to Olympic lifts for training explosive qualities, the swing is easier to learn with lower risk. Adding a band makes it even more explosive.
Tip: Try the Kettlebell Krusher
All you need for this quick workout is 8 minutes and a kettlebell. Check it out.
Tip: Hammer-Grip Kettlebell Drop Set
For this mechanical drop set, you'll start with the hardest exercise and, as you fatigue, move to the easiest. Works with a bar and a supinated grip too.
Tip: Incline Kettlebell Skull Crusher
Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.
Tip: Alternating Kettlebell Skull Crusher
Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.
Tip: Master the Death Press
Add this exercise to your arsenal to build strong and stable shoulders.
Tip: The Double Kettlebell Complex
Complexes can be used for fat loss or strength gains. Try this one using heavy 3-rep sets for each exercise in the series. No rest between movements.
Tip: Unilateral Kettlebell Complex
Get shredded with this complex that trains damn near everything and smokes your core as a bonus.