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  1. Kettlebell Technique question

    Hello, nice to meet you all. Just signed up for this forum to ask a question. I have been training with kettlebells since my high school wrestling days, around 9 years ago. I have found that these are great for athletic performance, works wonderfully combined with calisthenics. Here’s my...
  2. 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...
  3. Kettlebell Knee movement during swings?

    Hello all, In this video, I noticed that when he does the swing his knees are moving a lot. They are moving forward as if it were a squat, then back and straight (locking). Isn’t the kettlebell swing a hip hinge where the knees do not move? When I do them, I hinge at my hips and my knees are...
  4. Kettlebell Hinge to Squat

    Hi folks, I'm new to the StrongFirst community and recently started the online Kettlebell fundamentals. I'm working on the hinge to squat for the goblet squat. I recently finished reading Easy Strength and incorporated it into my 40-day workout. Just looking for some feedback on what I can...
  5. Barbell Wedging for the DL and Bloody Shins

    Hello everyone! I had a question about the proper set up for the DL. I've seen the lift taught in two ways and I was wondering which of the two is taught at SFL. 1. Some teach that bar should be pulled upward. The bar should remain in contact with your shins, but it should not scrape them to...
  6. Other/Mixed Advice for possible strained rhomboid, painful full breaths

    Hi TLDR:: tried not pushing bell, messed up, want advice on rhomboid and/or rib release. For the record, I have only gratitude towards @Anna C and @Mark Limbaga for helping, it was I that messed up:) Aka "too much too soon". After posting videos of my technique here Hi there, I got some very...
  7. Kettlebell Turkish Get up Technique Detail

    Hi everyone, I hope you are all managing to stay well and safe currently! This is my first post here and I have checked through lots of threads to see whether the question I am about to ask has been asked previously but could not see it. If it has please accept my apologies in advance, if you...
  8. Kettlebell My wrist size is small

    Hi everyone, My wrist size is comparatively small. Is it safe to use a 20 kg kettle-bell without using wrist band.
  9. 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...
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    Kettlebell Swing technique check (movie)

    I am a beginner starting S&S program. Please verify my swing technique. The move feels quite natural to me. Am I doing it right? Here is Youtube Video:
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