Tag Archives: Kettlebells VT

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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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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Special Endurance

Recently, I came across this video of a lifter who weighs about 140 pounds, doing 204 straight movements with two 53 pound Kettlebells. So naturally, I mentioned this to enough people to make me just want to repost it here. … 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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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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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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For Those Who Want To Be Stronger

North country Kettlebells has always had the goal of bringing strength to people who simply wish to be stronger, whether in their day to day life or for specific training goals. I myself had this same simple desire for strength … Continue reading

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International Kettlebell & Fitness Federation

This past weekend I attended the International Kettlebell & Fitness Federation Level 1 Trainer Certification course. I have been to a few Kettlebell certifications now and the IKFF definitely provides top notch education for the experienced lifter. The course was … Continue reading

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