Strength: noun. the ability to overcome.

core stability

The “Best” Ab Exercise To Do With Your Kettlebell Workouts

by GEOFFN February 27, 2013 kettlebell workouts

One thing we rarely talk about in the kettlebell world is this: If you want to be successful using kettlebells – if you want to maximize your results, you’ll need to do some direct abdominal work. There’s no way around it. There are so many exercises to do, where do you start? Start with this […]

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The Best Spinal Stability Exercise For The Kettlebell Swing

by GEOFFN February 10, 2012 kettlebell workouts

In my last post we saw that there were two reasons for back pain when performing Kettlebell Swings, according to Dr. McGill’s study in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. They were: Poor technique, which we addressed with the video in the last post, and Actual lower back instability, which we’ll address in this […]

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“… Core Instability: A Personal History, Part 2″

by GEOFFN April 7, 2010 Movement

I wanted to thank everybody for their questions regarding my last post. But I need to put a disclaimer here. Some of the assumptions being made about my experiences with Z-Health is that I somehow didn’t “finish” the “protocols” or that I misused the system or that I didn’t seek the advice of more advanced […]

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Beating A Dead Horse? Core Stability, Part 1 – Core Instability: A Personal History

by GEOFFN April 1, 2010 Movement

There has been TONS of information written on the concept of “core stability” over the last 15-20 years. Between that and creatine, I’d argue that these are the most “covered” topics. So why am I writing about it? Because after 12 years, I’ve finally got it again. How the freak has it taken me 12 […]

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