Category Archives: Kettlebell Juggling

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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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 Juggling Progression

In Kettlebell training, it’s hard to progress far unless you are constantly pushing your strength edges and repeatedly pressure testing your ability to control heavier Kettlebells. This is truest with juggling Kettlebells. By the time you can safely flip and … Continue reading

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Radiant Tension Part 1

When I was introduced to Kettlebell Exercises in 2003, the very first thing that I learned was a phrase that I now use throughout my daily life. That phrase is “Pinch The Nickel”, and refers to increasing glute activation when … Continue reading

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Vermonster Kettlebell Challenge

On the weekend of August 25-26th, Green Mountain CrossFit, at The Confluence, is hosting their 1st CrossFit Competition/Obstacle Race and have invited NCK to host a Kettlebell Challenge on the second day of the event, August 26th. The Kettlebell Challenge … Continue reading

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Video: NCK Kettlebell Group Training Class

This is a video of a selected group of local Kettlebell lifters whom I’ve trained at various levels over the past 5 years. The group was selected to show the diversity of body types that easily adapt to Kettlebell Training, … Continue reading

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