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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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A Kettlebell Metamorphosis, Part 2

by GEOFFN June 14, 2012 Kettlebells

Yesterday we started an interview with Kettlebell Secrets member, Sara Shafer, who has used strength training and kettlebells to transform her life. And when I say “transform” I really, truly mean TRANSFORM. In Part 1, Sara gave us a brief glimpse into some of her battles and what she’s overcome. It’s truly inspiring. So if […]

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A Kettlebell Metamorphosis, Part 1

by GEOFFN June 13, 2012 Kettlebells

Every so often, I get some really interesting emails from my customers. I recently got one from an equally interesting woman, Sara Shafer. Sara has totally transformed her life through strength training and with kettlebells. In fact, she went on to compete in Kettlebell Sport using some ideas that run against conventional wisdom. Her story […]

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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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Get A Crisper, Stronger, More Explosive Kettlebell Swing With These Bodyweight Exercises

by GEOFFN December 14, 2011 kettlebell exercises

I’ve got a little secret to let you in on. My Swing, the Center of the Kettlebell Universe – always felt a little out of orbit, so-to-speak. It just never really felt right. Not until recently. It always just felt a little bit – well, “off.” Like I just couldn’t get that final hip lockout […]

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