Increase Strength Building with Kettlebell Techniques


Unlike other exercises, you might think that there is no strength building with kettlebell but the fact that you can change the swing effectiveness depending on your goals plays a very big part. As a matter of fact, you can build strength with other types of workout tools like dumbbells, barbells, or powerbags but there is a certain advantage that kettlebells have — the way it’s shaped is ideal for holding the weight in various positions. For example, you can do squats using the kettlebell by placing it in the rack position while resting against your upper and forearm as it enables larger weight to be held against your body.

Using the kettlebell could help you strengthen your endurance, as told by Andrew Read.

Using the Kettlebell to Build Strength Endurance

In the RKC we often call the swing the center of the kettlebell universe. Master RKC Mark Reifkind, a man who knows training and kettlebells inside out, says in the 2012 RKC Manual the swing is, “Better than one hundred percent of all the strength and conditioning exercises – at least for ninety-nine percent of the population.” As I wrote about previously, there is starting to be more and more research on the swing and why it’s such a great exercise. Read more…

Jim Smith believes that apart from developing strength, kettlebells can also help you make your flexibility.

Become Strong Like Bull: The Kettlebell Workout

You are a busy man.

You’re swamped at work, you’re swamped at home with the kids and you never have time for yourself, let alone getting to the gym. Those 1 hr – 1 ½ hr workouts that you used to do are a distant memory. Read more…

There are various ways that you can include the kettlebell to your workout routine. Phil Gepart writes down some workout tips:

Fit In 15: Strength Building Kettlebell Thrash

Despite the mounting research on how effective kettlebells can be for strength and conditioning, some people still scoff at the idea. “I’ll stick with my barbell, bro.” They figure that kettlebells are CrossFit-exclusive tool and, well, we know how polarizing that discussion can be. But here’s the news: kettlebells were around long before CrossFit and they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. Read more…

If you think that kettlebells are just some useless decoration in the gym, think again! Yes, dumbbells, barbels, and powerbags are much more popular that kettlebells. But you can also get more strength building with kettlebells!

Working out with kettlebells is actually very effective because of the high pull and squat push! Take notes of the tips and it will help you gain muscle and burn fat all at once in a very short span of time.


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