Should Kettlebells be Used in the Clinic? (Considerations and Applications for Clinicians)

If you are a physical therapist—or a patient of one—this is an absolutely crucial read. It covers a lot of ground with regard to effective and responsible patient rehab utilizing StrongFirst kettlebell principles, so be sure to bookmark it for later reference.

How to Avoid Injury and Maximize Strength by Correcting Rib Flare

Often rearing its ugly head in scenarios involving challenging overhead movements and/or general fatigue, the rib flare robs the individual of his or her potential strength. Thus, rib flare must always be caught and corrected.

The Critical Difference Breathing Can Make in the Snatch Test

We often revert to our training when competing. Therefore, we must practice proper breathing under extreme circumstances in order to get better at it and have it become what feels most natural.

The Perfect Kettlebell Swing: Is There Such a Thing?

There is a perfect kettlebell swing, but only if you take into account individual structure and history. We will examine each of these to find YOUR swing.

10 Reasons Your Progress Is Stalling

If you read all manner of training articles and get highly motivated, yet surprisingly fail to progress much in your efforts, then this article is for you.

Two Important Carries for the Clinician

These are a chiropractor's two favorite kettlebell carries. This is how to perform them (and how not to).

Steve Milles Speaks on the Real-World Value of the StrongFirst Combat Course

Just over a year since its debut, StrongFirst Combat has already created a buzz. We could think of no better person to give you the low-down on the course than former professional fighter Steve Miles.

How StrongFirst Combat Melds Hard Style Kettlebells and Martial Arts

As a professional Muay Thai fighter, I was excited to participate in StrongFirst’s new course: StrongFirst Combat. Nothing else has ever given me the self-confidence and sense of self I gained from training to be a fighter.

5 Simple Tips for a Stronger Pistol

To get stronger and healthier, we need mobility and stability to maintain alignment while developing forces. These tips for a better pistol are based on that idea.

Okinawan Strength: Developing the “Iron Body”

The martial arts embody a particular set of strength principles. We have investigated some of these techniques in the lab and the training room. Here are some thoughts on Okinawan strength and developing an iron body.