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  1. Orestis F

    Kettlebell S&S: Introducing the One-hand swing

    Hello Everybody Happy & healthy 2022! It took me around one year to recover from an AC-joint injury and reach the level of the S&S progress I had before the injury. Meaning 10x10 two-hand swings and 10 TGUs both in 10min with a 24kg Kettlebell and training 3-4 times per week. After that, the...
  2. Other/Mixed Kettlebell calisthenics hybrid program?

    Hi all. Due to recent life changes I no longer have access to barbells. I spent the past few years on several SF programs with success, most recently Reload. Achieved a 2.2xbodyweight deadlift. I’ve always integrated kettlebells. After years of not training them, I can still bang out one...
  3. Kettlebell Elite Swimmer - Kettlebell training for breaststroke

    Hi guys, I have been working with a 15 year old elite swimmer. I see him once a week for 45 mins. I have worked with him for 12 months so far and we have made good progress in his kettlebell training and his swimming times. We have mostly been using kettlebells, working on good technique for...
  4. Kettlebell Kettlebell exercises with back and knee issues

    Hi All, I've fairly recently bought some kettle bells and have a number of exercises that I do with them. These are mainly ones I have found on YouTube or a DVD that I picked up. I do a 15 minute (ish) warm up before starting. When I was a kid I sustained some lower back damage (fell off a...
  5. hendobeatz

    Kettlebell Returning to training after frying Endocrine System *sissy move*

    Greetings girevichkas & gireviks! In early July of 2020, I'm embarrassed to say I fried my endocrine/nervous system following the fads of too much fasted HIIT training with moderate to heavy kettlebells. Quarantine, YouTube & Instagram "fitness gurus"/"biohackers", and my own ignorance caught...
  6. Blackhat1984

    Kettlebell Kettlebell shortage and doubles

    Hi friends, I thought about asking a question maybe I'm just over thinking, I have a 53 lb kettlebell and haven't been able to find another due to shortage I did find a 55, can I work doubles or do you think if I switch hands after every set it might work or do I look for another 53 lb kettlebell??
  7. Kettlebell ROP Variety day programing

    Hello everyone .. been doing the ROP Pprogram for 12 weeks now with the 16 kg bell in 12th week now Trying to incorporate the 24kg(heavy bell for me ).. have successfully introduced the 24 kg bell for first rung of ladders from last 4 weeks Trying to upgrade to the heavy bell now .. ETK...
  8. Nancy Moyers

    Kettlebell Shoulder Pain?

    I am new to this forum and am looking for some help! I am training for SFG1 cert next month and so far so good (its my first time!) Although, I notice when I pull my (right) lat down, the front of my right shoulder has pain. This has been going on for only a few weeks, and I don't feel it doing...
  9. Jonatan Malmlöf

    Barbell Powerlifting and kettlebells.

    Hello fellow strongfirst instuctors and power to you! My training has recently switch more towards powerlifting and focus on max strength plus optimized performance im the art of lifting. Any of you who have this kind of area of experties on how to best intergrate kettlebells for better...
  10. Kettlebell Pre-competition weekly armed forces kettlebell drill complex

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone has used the Pre-competition weekly armed forces routine from the soldier be strong manual in the Russian kettlebell challenge, and if so what results did you see from it?
  11. Kettlebell S&S same day as cardio

    I am on the S&S protocol and love it. I try to do it 2-4 times a week. Once a week I play "floorball" (innebandy). Its a Swedish land hockey game. There are lots of sprints and running. That day and the day after I don´t do any Kettlebells. Do you think I should try to do my kettlebells also...
  12. LejonBrames

    Kettlebell Cap Kettlebells on sale from Walmart.com

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/CAP-Cast-Iron-Kettlebell/39603614 Thought I'd share this with anyone who might need a double of a size they have or a light mobility bell. I generally opt for higher quality(Kettlebell Kings) for my heavier 'life bells'(bells that will be used for the rest of my...
  13. Off-Topic Hey Pavel what are your thoughts on Vince gironda?

    Thoughts on Vince Gironda`s diets and workouts and adding kettlebells to them?
  14. Mitchell Bernier

    Mitch Bernier - (Blended) Power and Bodyweight

    Hi all!!! Small intro: 37 years old, 160lbs SFL certified, former USA (Metro) boxing boxer @ 135lbs and 147lbs (53-13-1), FMS and USATF certified, CSCS in the works, Currently a marathoner 8 months yearly, the other 4-5 months powerlifter Recent injuries: About 6 months ago I tweaked my back...
  15. Matthew Knuth

    Other/Mixed Strength Study: Barbell Vs. Kettlebell

    Hey StrongFirst friends, So I came across this study in my research for a presentation for class and at the last NSCA conference. Its a preliminary study looking at strength benefits of kettlebell training in comparison to barbell training, I'll post the study so you can look at the methods and...
  16. Kerry Swick

    Recommendations/Reviews/FS/WTB Enough to outfit a gym....

    I posted a video on the instructor FB page, but here is the equipment list. All for $35,000. I'm in Pittsburgh. Please call me at 412-860-6361 if interested. I can keep my stuff at my old gym until March 31, 2018. After that, I'll have to bring it to my home garage, and the price will...
  17. The Nail

    Kettlebell Cerakote Kettlebells!

    How awesome is this? Cerakote Kettlebells - Kettlebell Kings
  18. Kettlebell Bent press/side press question

    I was speaking with someone recently about how I was looking to learn the bent press & side press, and they commented that I would be better off just doing windmills and military presses because the bent press and side press are a case of "half-a#@" movements. Is there any truth to that, or was...
  19. Kettlebell VWC With Dubbells?

    Hey Comrades, i've been reading VWC lately and I think its a pretty good method, but I have one big problem: I don't have kettlebells. I just got dumbbells and one barbell, and at this mement I can't buy KB. I would like to know if it was posible to do VWC doing One-Arm DB Snatches and still get...
  20. Kettlebell Torque, power, Muay Thai and Kettlebells

    I started at a new Muay Thai gym. It is more like a boxing gym where there is a lot of free time and more individual pointers from the Kru (Instructor). Before, I had more of a "class" standup format from a MMA fighter at a fitness gym. This new coach teaches "pure" Muay Thai and I am learning...
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