Working weight

The term working weight refers to the weight you are using for the majority of your sets, this should be a weight that challenges you, but is also manageable. This weight will likely be different depending on the exercise, for instance the kettlebell you use for...

Kettlebell training makes you flexible?

You may have heard this before, but do you know how this happens? Lets think about the word flexible. What does that mean? To be able to flex and extend your limbs through a full range of movement. For example, an inflexible person might struggle to fully flex at the...

Kettlebell snatch technique

If you are not snatching you are not kettlebell training, the kettlebell snatch is the end game of the ballistic kettlebell exercises, it will build killer conditioning, strengthen every muscle from toes to finger tips and burn up to 20+ calories per minute. The...

A guide to buying kettlebells

If you have been looking into buying a kettlebell lately you may have noticed that there are two different types. Competition kettlebells and cast iron kettlebells. Competition kettlebells (or pro grade as they are often called) are what the athletes in Girevoy sport...

RKC snatch test (nearly)

So you may or may not know that I am currently training for the most prestigeous of kettlebell certifications the RKC level 1. To pass this gruelling 3 day event, trainees have to not only show excellent technique and form in the 6 main exercises, and show competence...