Category Archives: Kettlebell History

Mountain Biking with Kettlebells!

“You wouldn’t want to go downhill mountain biking before you learned how to ride a bike” The above quote is from one of my teenage clients and the analogy is certainly applicable across any board that you look at. Far … Continue reading

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Empowerment Through Exercise

Imagine this, what if the purpose of exercising and working out were actually meant to recharge the battery and not to drain it, and that when we performed our hardest workouts we felt stronger and more energized immediately after… Huh? … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Know How To Lift Kettlebells

With Kettlebells, believe it or not, the difference between proper, comfortable technique and ineffective, painful technique can sometimes be hard to determine! Here are 5 sure fire ways to put yourself on the right path to safe and fulfilling progression: … Continue reading

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Are Kettlebells Good For You?

Take a second and really ask yourself, “are Kettlebells the right choice for your strengthening and fitness goals, or even for a healthy way to spend your time?” Let’s take a look at a series of insights that might encourage … Continue reading

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The Guy To Seek When You’re Feeling Weak

Some time ago I took myself through a marketing program that asked me to create a catchy slogan for North Country Kettlebells. It was supposed to be witty and to play on the core vision for my services. The slogan … Continue reading

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Joint Mobility (PDF Link)

In my Kettlebell practice, it is clear that Joint Mobility is as important to strength progression as any other major aspect of exercise programming. I regularly use the term Joint Mobility to refer to a series of range of motion … Continue reading

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Radiant Tension Part 2

Radiant Tension makes it possible to safely move heavier and heavier loads, it also helps the lifter develop a firm understanding of how to apply their entire musculature to any physical task. In my training programs everything starts with an … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Training Does Get Easier

As interest in Kettlebells grows in Central VT, and more people take advantage of training opportunities, I have had the benefit of witnessing the community around me grow astonishingly strong. It’s not that Kettlebell Training is the only way that … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Snatch Record

Here is a video that I came across a number of months ago and have shared around, although this is the first time that I’ve written about my thoughts on it. I find this to be very inspirational when training … Continue reading

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Showcase: AX2 Kettlebells

For the past 3 months I have been training two teenagers, whom I’ve known since they were young, with Kettlebells through a mentoring program provided by their high school.  Our work is centered around learning and practicing movement specifics before … Continue reading

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