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  1. Kettlebell Intro / Request for Critique

    Hello all- Hope to be dropping in for a long time to come. Total newbie to this and to weights in general. 62 yr old male; my activities have been swimming (20 min. kilometer and out..) and almost daily walking in the hills near our home, in Jerusalem. No injuries that impede mobility; my...
  2. Sergi

    Kettlebell Advice on Push Press, please

    Hi everyone. I'd like to hear your opinion. I've been struggling with the Shoulder Press, so I started doing Push Press in an attempt to strengthen the shoulder muscles and, eventually, be able to perform the Military Press exercise. I really can't do more than a few reps without losing good...
  3. IMayAgainKnowChris

    I May Again Know Chris

    Background: 35/m, 186 lbs (about 85kg) skinny fat body type. I used to run about 165 when I was very active and looked relatively lean (minus the love handles which never seemed to disappear completely) but not terribly muscular. Always been a skinny fat guy. Been lurking for a while and I’ve...
  4. Eric Wilson

    Kettlebell Best way to improve my press

    I've been doing S&S, and I'm at the point of timeless 24kg. No catchy name for that, I know it's where many of you started. I'm 47yo man, under 130 pounds, without natural strength, and with less than a year of strength training, mainly with kettlebells (no barbells at all). I think it would be...
  5. Bodyweight How to start with Calisthenics ?

    Hi Guys, just a few weeks ago I started to really commit to wanting to learn everything I needed to learn to start and ultimately master Calisthenics. The first book I´ve read was Convict Conditioning and I overall really like the philosophy of it. But I didn´t feel like that it really gave me...
  6. Service member's journey from sedentary to S&S: Training Log

    Hello, StrongFirst community. I am a 38 y/o active duty male service member with a large family who has a necessity and desire to be in peak physical condition. Currently I am 5' 10" and 210 lbs with a waistline is near failure on the military tape test (39"waist with a 16.5" neck). I aim to...
  7. Barbell Confused with frequency - SS vs. PTTP

    Hi Guys, It was stated in PTTP that high frequency is more important than high volume in strength training. Right now I am doing SS Linear Progression and I feel I am doing more progress than on PTTP cycles before. I don't understand why I progress faster doing on av. 1,5 sessions per week than...
  8. Benjamin_K

    Forum Business SFG Instructors near Knoxville

    Comrades, I just started S&S, been on it one week. I've been in the fitness world for a while now. Was a wrestler in high school, BJJ (and other systems) while in the Navy, and am currently a park ranger: lots of paddling, climbing, hiking, etc. 5'9, 152, 30yr. I've never really achieved my...
  9. DomOBOW

    Kettlebell S&S newbie query (Prying Goblet Squat)

    I'm a 34-year old male. 6'4 tall and about 75kg. Not got any muscle, or flexibility so having listened to Pavel being interviewed by Tim Ferriss picked up some kettlebells (8, 12, 16, 20kg) and a copy of Simple & Sinister. I've got as far as exercise 1 in the warmup, the Prying Goblet Squat...
  10. Kettlebell Kettlebell as a fat burning for a complete newbie to fitness training?

    Hi All, I am a 26 year old male, I have ordered a 16kg kettle bell to start my fitness training for the first time in life ( I did work out earlier, 5 years ago, however that was only for 2 months which was on machines). I got this dvd of Pavel - Enter the Kettlebell from one of my friends and...
  11. azsixshooter

    Kettlebell Hello/S&S

    My name is Steve. I'm in Pinckney, MI and work as a CNC Machinist. I started the S&S program on 2/8/16, roughly 12 weeks ago this weekend. I worked up from a 16KG to a 24KG bell and today for the first time I did my 100 swings in 5 mins and my 10 TGU's in less than 10 mins. I have been doing...
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