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The Kettlebell Snatch – Protecting Your Elbows And Biceps From Injury

by GEOFFN May 22, 2014 kettlebell exercises

The Kettlebell Snatch. The only thing that jacks people’s elbows up more is the kettlebell clean. Here’s a quick video of a technique, called, The Elephant’s Trunk Snatch. Yeah, I know, pretty goofy name. I don’t know what else to call it. I didn’t come up with it, I just named it. Anyway, watch the […]

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Avoiding Injuries On The Kettlebell Ballistics – Part 3, The Clean

by GEOFFN May 21, 2014 kettlebell exercises

For the past couple of days we’ve been discussing how to avoid injuries while performing your kettlebell ballistics. We covered set and posture in videos 1 and 2. (Video 1 – Posture for kettlebell exercises is here. And video 2 – set up for kettlebell exercises is here.) Today, we’re covering the one cue that […]

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How To Avoid Kettlebell Injuries – Part 2

by GEOFFN May 20, 2014 kettlebell exercises

… And no I’m not talking about dropping the durn things on your toes or head or anything like that. This is part 2 in the series, especially applicable to elbows and biceps. Here’s the video. In it you’ll learn two simple drills you can implement today. To learn more about refining your technique – […]

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Kettlebell Injuries – How To Protect Your Elbows And Biceps, Part 1

by GEOFFN May 19, 2014 kettlebell exercises

It seems people are still getting injured using kettlebells, even with all the great resources out there, like StrongFirst and RKC. I guess the number of bad resources outweigh the good. Or maybe it’s just the “killer workout” mentality that so many unqualified trainers bring to the table with this “cool new kettle-ball workout.” I […]

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A 4-Step Formula For A More Powerful Kettlebell Swing

by GEOFFN February 2, 2012 kettlebell exercises

I ran across a study in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (vol.26.1.Jan.2012) on the Kettlebell Swing and lower back pain, by McGill and Marshall. (There were some other exercises in that study too.) For those who aren’t aware of it, Dr. Stuart McGill is one of the world’s leading spine biomechanicists. So when […]

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