• Let’s Walk with Kettlebells February 4, 2019 - The Kettlebell overhead walk challenge is another important variation to be added for the members who wish to start off with Kettlebell training. The biggest challenge initially seen while lifting the bells is managing the cannon ball which moves around the wrist when you do clean or pressing movements. The shoulder joint does not have...
  • Right Approach to Building Strength with Kettlebells! October 26, 2018 - Kettlebells are now gaining popularity on a faster pace as many gyms & coaches across India are option to introduce kettlebells to their clients, sports athletes, or even to special population members. The Cannon ball with a handle which looks like a kettle, is probably one of the more addictive fitness tools than any other...
  • Mobility with kettlebells, for strength training! August 13, 2018 - Mobility plays an important role in our day to day activities. Be it fitness, sports or any other activity which requires tuming, twisting or bending. Here are some exercises done with kettlebells to improve Mobility which improves Kettlebell lifting, Strength training, and even your yoga. Keeping your joints mobile will ensure that you are able...
  • Grip strength training May 20, 2018 - Grip or Forearm is possibly the weakest link in training and a weak grip hampers it big time. The article highlights the weakness of the grip and how to overcome it with Kettlebells, along with methods to train the grip. Holding the Kettlebells We all encounter a drop in performance in doing any steady state...
  • Mental toughness, the Kettlebell way! April 22, 2018 - Kettlebell training is probably the hardest thing you have ever tried. It never gets easier over time, which is one of the reasons few lifters opt for it or nurture it to the next level. The weights get heavier, the pace of lifting increases, it always stays challenging. And…it makes you mentally tough, like a...
  • Champions Warm up! March 31, 2018 - Kettlebells is a versatile tool that offers you a most unique training method. If done correctly, it can maximize your lifting potential. Most of the time people belive that a warm-up is important, but complete it quickly say in 5 minutes, This is a wrong conception. One needs to spend at leas 15 to 20...
  • How to Avoid calluses with Kettlebell Training February 13, 2018 - A Kettlebell is a cast iron tool used to develop endurance and strenght. With it you are required to do repetitive lifts to achieve better result, and this repetitive lifting can cause call used hands. This article highlights how you can avoid the calluses. Callus Formation and Location The formation of a callus is a...
  • Static Kettlebell Holds – no Pain, no Gain January 22, 2018 - Looks simple, but the most complex of holds in kettlebell training are the Static Holds. Strength athletes or Kettlebell lifters should be aware that there are three basic types of muscular contractions:Concentric, which is contraction while the muscle shortens. Eccentric, the contraction while lengthening: and Isometric contraction which is when you work a muscle without...
  • Kettlebell Sport – Probably the toughest sport of Lifting! January 8, 2018 - Kettlebell sport or Girevoy Sport(GS) is the traditional Russian sport of kettlebell lifting. It is the national sport of Russia and it evolved from athletic and military circles and slowly spread to the winder population across Europe, before it migrated to the US. Kettlebell sport is a highly challenging strength-endurance feat of a cyclical nature....
  • Rehab with Kettlebells, swing away low back pain first! December 4, 2017 - A kettlebell as a strength tool is versatile and can prove to be very beneficial for you. It not only improves your strength, endurance and flexibility, but it can also be used for rehabilitation. But before we get into dynamics of lifting, let’s first understand our body, and whether it can take those lifts. Rehab...
  • Kettlebell Training Patience Pays, Fitness is no Quick Fix! October 19, 2017 - When you begin to follow a fitness program, one expects result to show ata a fast pace; however these very result can drop as quickly if there is a lack of consistency. Patience, Perseverance and Time: You cannot rush into strength and conditioning training with the kettlebell.patience, consistency and dedication are what will really do...
  • Get super shoulders with Kettlebells September 10, 2017 - The shoulder as we know it is one of the most complex joints in the human body. the shoulder joint is placed where the humerus (upper arm bone) fits into the scapula (shoulder blade) like a ball and socket. Because it is a complex joint there is a significant amount of instability, and to bring...
  • The 8/16 theory of Bells! July 13, 2017 - How to start with the right weight to train with Kettlebells? Very few understand that the usage of kettlebells is different and not similar like dumbbells, so the starting weight to the training is not same as dumbbells. Majority lifting with dumbbells is single plane static movements, which are primarily for muscle hypertrophy, whilst kettlebell...
  • Good morning with Bells! June 26, 2017 - Another important variation with Kettlebells – Good morning! For personal trainer to add variation for members at home is big challenge, if the barbells are available which is not common, then the workouts become wholesome, but if the member does not have barbells, dumbbells, then some important workouts are left out. Good morning can be...
  • Grueling Goblet Squat – The Kettlebell way! May 31, 2017 - Have you heard of Goblet squat? Neither had I known to it before I started lifting kettlebells. Squat and dead-lifts are my favorites and trust me I don’t miss them in my training in gym, so why not variation of squat with Kettlebells, called “Goblet Squat”. Training squats with barbells at home? Is it possible?...
  • Holding the Kettlebells – Grip & its importance! April 22, 2017 - As you are getting hooked to Kettlebell lifting slowly, further small but important things in lifting can certainly enhance your performance. We all encounter the drop in performance in doing any steady state kettlebell lifting OR even barbell lifting. For eg if you are doing swings or snatch, most often you will encounter lactic acid...
  • Bottoms up clean and Press – Challenge the bell! February 13, 2017 - a highly functional lift will not only challenge the core, but in the process aim to strengthen the wrists and forearms as well. As you start lifting the bell ensure that you keep your whole palm on the bell and after swinging try to lift up the bottom of the bell in the vertical direction....
  • Dumbell Press VS Kettlebell Press – find strength here! December 13, 2016 - This is a very important question, asked often in my seminars all over India, and my straight forward answer before explaining the importance or their significant use in strength training is: both lifts are different and are not quite comparable. The Kettlebell Press of course has distinctive advantages and better usage, and is technically discussed...
  • Snatch Vs any other form of cardio November 4, 2016 - The human body is very complex. I wish its physiology could have been simpler and easier to comprehend, but unfortunately that is not the case. The functioning of the human body has been studied for centuries and with the help of technology the mysteries of the human body are getting uncovered faster than ever before....
  • Kettlebell Sport Probably the toughest sport of lifting! October 13, 2016 - Kettlebell sport or Girevoy Sport (GS) is the traditional Russian sport of Kettlebell lifting, and it also happens to be the national sport of Russia. Kettlebell sport evolved from athletic and military circles and slowly spread to the wider population across Europe, before reaching the US. The sport is a highly challenging in terms of...
  • Which Kettlebell should you choose? September 6, 2016 - Kettlebell can be a ‘King’ in the gym-if you use to its fullest potential The inclusion of Kettlebell workouts in gyms has become a rage since the past few years. Many gyms across India now implement Kettlebell workouts as strength and conditioning programs for members. They are also being used as rehab or cardio workouts...
  • Training the eccentrics with Kettlebells! August 4, 2016 - Before we understand training the eccentrics, drugs lets understand types of contractions. Concentric contractions are those which cause the muscle to shorten as it contracts. Eccentric contractions are the opposite of concentric and occur when the muscle lengthens as it contracts. Isometric contractions occur when there is no change in the length of the contracting...
  • Get up & Get Going – Turkish Get up! June 13, 2016 - Turkish Get-Up : is a highly functional movement that requires all the muscles of the body working together in order to accomplish the task. One the key core lifting move is not simple enough as you have to lie on floor flat, hold the Kettlebell on top in hand and stand up in one go...
  • PCOS & benefits by KETTLEBELL April 4, 2016 - Polycystic ovarian syndrome, doctor or PCOS, no rx is a condition in which a woman’s levels of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone are out of balance. This leads to the growth of ovarian cysts. PCOS can cause problems with a women’s menstrual cycle, fertility, cardiac function, and appearance, obesity , type 2 diabetes. What...
  • Why Kettlebell for Fitness? August 10, 2015 - What is Kettlebell? Before understanding Kettlebells, let’s understand fitness first. Many people who take fitness lessons have different understanding of the word fitness, let’s be it Yoga, dance, lifting weights, running or something similar. Everyone takes the easiest way to achieve it. We need to understand that it’s the wholesome way not just any single...
  • Kettlebells for Women, A boon May 5, 2015 - Kettlebells are the cannonball-shaped workout tools you should add to your routine if you want to get a leaner, viagra buy tighter figure without spending much time. Comparing with dumbbells which focus on single plan static movement are primarily used for muscle hypertrophy. Unlike Kettlebells in which centre of mass is offset from handle, helps...
  • Conditioning Aspect of Fitness through Kettlebells & its importance February 20, 2015 - Conditioning Aspect of Fitness through Kettlebells & its importance It is mostly seen, viagra sale while we workout in gym, shop we lose lot of time waiting for either treadmill or weights. While working out with weights especially the break between sets gets prolonged and it suffice the benefits of conditioning while working on sub-maximal...