Kettlebell Workouts

Kettlebell Swing Exercise Trumps Squats, New Study

I recently came accross this study… J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Dec 28. MECHANICAL DEMANDS OF KETTLEBELL SWING EXERCISE. Lake JP, Lauder MA. Researchers compared the mechanical demands of the Kettlebell Swing with both the back squat and the jump squat. Subjects performed 2 sets of 10 swings with a…

Short Intense Workouts With Kettlebells Burns More Fat

I think the metabolic effect is undeniable with shorter more intense workouts. Truthfully, with a properly structured kettlebell workout, I’d be shocked to see someone go longer than 40 minutes straight without sacrificing quality of movement and form in their exercises. One of the major reasons why I like shorter…

10 Essentials: The Kettlebell Training Issue

 I was reading GQ (yes, I sometimes read GQ) a couple of days ago.  On their site, they have a monthly series called "10 Essentials" where they ask some fru-fru designer to list the 10 things that he or she CANNOT live without. On some of the lists you’ll find…

My Big Problem: Gaining Weight

After getting sick a couple of weeks ago I have been having a heck of a time trying to gain the weight back.   This morning when I hopped on the scale, I weighed an abysmal 155lbs.  I haven’t been under 160 since high school and have been getting comments…