January 17, 2017If you spent time on the bent-arm strength progression outlined in part one, and then advanced to the straight-arm strength progressions in part two, you are now ready to begin the pushing progressions.
November 22, 2016It's best to begin slowly to build a solid foundation of technique before jumping “head first” into advanced skills. This article is the first part of a three-part series that will help you plot your journey to the HSPU.
July 12, 2016The sad truth is most of us are lost without our kettlebells or barbells. But you will never be without your body weight—and that means your strength doesn’t ever have to get lost.
May 29, 2014Here is how I trained to achieve 50 consecutive pistol squats. But the truth is, you've already learned everything you need to know from Pavel.
May 21, 2013I am 6 foot 3 inches and about 240lbs, so handstand push-ups always seemed impossible to me. But then, thanks to Pavel's advice, I figured out how to use bands for proper and useful assistance.
December 27, 2016Once you have built your stabilizers in the bent-arm position and feel comfortable upside down, you can move closer to the handstand push-up by following these progressions to build your straight-arm strength.
October 11, 2016You can try this step/wave hybrid cycle with almost any lift, but it will be most effective with the kettlebell military press since many people get stuck at a particular weight and are not sure how to progress from that point.
April 26, 2016Training bodyweight exercise will help you demolish your previous strength records in your barbell and kettlebell practice and replace them with all new levels of iron domination.
August 30, 2013In a little over six weeks I doubled my kettlebell press without touching a kettlebell. Here's how I did it and why you should register for the StrongFirst Bodyweight Certification.
December 19, 2012Which press exercise gets you the strongest while avoiding injury? Let's go through the possibilities and I'll explain the reasons for my choice of best press.