October 17, 2017Flexible Steel is a necessary and valuable piece of the training puzzle, a piece people are frequently missing. Imagine the joy of owning the effortless flexibility of a child, while also possessing the strength of an adult.
August 16, 2016All too often, we see exercises being done with poor technique—the pistol, in particular. The key to developing excellent movement is the continual application of assessment and correction.
August 18, 2015To 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.
August 26, 2014Although this article is dedicated to flexibility exercises specifically for Girevoy Sport, I believe it will benefit anyone who trains with kettlebells for any reasons.
July 8, 2013Is stretching fixing your problem? If not, maybe you are doing it wrong—or maybe your actual problem isn’t being addressed at all and it has nothing to do with stretching.
June 13, 2017While the windmill has been a popular exercise since Pavel (re)introduced it to the fitness world, there are many “interesting” variations of it out there. The goal of this article and video is to provide some clarity.
May 10, 2016The bodyweight pistol and its progressions are great for grease the groove training as they can be done anywhere at any time. But, you first need to be able to perform a perfect rep.
September 11, 2014First, learn how to do the perfect pistol. Then follow my plan and before long, you'll be performing 100 consecutive pistols and reaping all the associated benefits.
June 10, 2014If you do not compete in powerlifting, then you have no business arching your lower back like the pros in the bench press. But you can and should use one professional technique called the “lateral arch.”