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    Yesterday's workout featured kettle bells and a...

    Yesterday's workout featured kettle bells and a lot of cleans, presses and squats.

    Today was trail running day and I had fun running a couple of mountain bike trails that I helped to build from...
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    My current shoulder issue means no pullups or...

    My current shoulder issue means no pullups or chinups. Hoping that will change someday but I can do so many other things that I am not complaining.

    Yesterday's workout was the Kettlebell Armor...
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    Yesterday did BB weighted hip raises, cable rows,...

    Yesterday did BB weighted hip raises, cable rows, weighted split squats, some plyo box work. Today is my day with my kettlebell coach and will be, no doubt, a butt-kicker.
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    This afternoon I did a few things, and it was...

    This afternoon I did a few things, and it was nice because the gym was empty. I usually work out at home on weekends but one of my coaches had given us a weekly challenge that required the use of a...
  5. It is also a full-body exercise :) I forget that...

    It is also a full-body exercise :) I forget that it was a seed company long before an exercise was given the same name.
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    Yesterday's workout was my 500-swing workout...

    Yesterday's workout was my 500-swing workout mixed with short reps of strength exercises after each set of swings. This was followed with about 25 reps of light technical single-arm KB snatch...
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    Every time I see a "paleo cereal" or granola...

    Every time I see a "paleo cereal" or granola recipe that is the very first thing that strikes me about them. Massive caloric intake. If that is your goal then that is fine. While I focus on nutrition...
  8. My strength and conditioning coach sometimes uses...

    My strength and conditioning coach sometimes uses very fast jumping jacks as part of our warm-up - we know what kind of workout is coming when he pulls those out ;)
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    Yesterday's workout was a couple of kettlebell...

    Yesterday's workout was a couple of kettlebell workouts that featured ascending and descending numbers of double kettlebell swings, double cleans, and alternating push-presses. I've been avoiding any...
  10. Thread: Shoulder stuff

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    Find out what the problem is first! I've a major...

    Find out what the problem is first! I've a major shoulder problem that became worse from ignoring it over the years.

    You might need to approach it
    from a different direction to help your...
  11. There are several different kettlebellstyles. The...

    There are several different kettlebellstyles. The "hard" style (RKC - Pavel Tsatsouline) which focuses on pure power production over power conservation and the "soft" style of Valery Federenko (World...
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    What are you grinding the nibs with? Food...

    What are you grinding the nibs with? Food processor?
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    Sunday is always conditioning day: Started...

    Sunday is always conditioning day:

    Started with glute strengthening and KB clean practice - this first part was on my own:

    Barbell weighted hip extensions (just started this week)
    8 reps at...
  14. I work with both a kettlebell coach and a...

    I work with both a kettlebell coach and a strength and conditioning coach. While I DO work solo outside of our group workouts, I apply what they have taught me. I've physical issues and over the last...
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    Did my 500 swing workout today and after being...

    Did my 500 swing workout today and after being sick for 2 weeks it felt good! Still coughing but my body felt fine.

    5 rounds of single arm kettlebell swings. 2 minute rest between each round

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    Kettlebell training group today, it went...

    Kettlebell training group today, it went basically like this:

    20 heavy KB deadlifts (2 bells)
    20 swings (same bell, but only one)
    20 (each side) bottom-weighted KB windmills
    10 heavy goblet...
  17. Thread: Trx?

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    I use a Jungle Gym suspension system which is...

    I use a Jungle Gym suspension system which is half the price of the TRX and (to me) superior. I really like the straps and the foot cradle/handles, and the fact they aren't attached means you won't...
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    I am with SB on this one, there are so many...

    I am with SB on this one, there are so many factors that can cause this. There are many more hormonal issues than "just" something a liver detox will "fix".
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    Yesterday was my weekly 500-KB swing workout (12...

    Yesterday was my weekly 500-KB swing workout (12 KG KB):

    5 rounds of:
    5/5 swings, 2 TRX chest presses
    10/10 swings, 4 goblet squats
    15/15 swings, 6 TRX full extensions
    20/20 swings, 8 TRX rows...
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    Today was supposed to be a light, cardio day...

    Today was supposed to be a light, cardio day since I've my endurance KB workout scheduled tomorrow and I had a good workout yesterda. I didn't change that...too much :o I've been under a lot of...
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    Worked out at home this morning before heading...

    Worked out at home this morning before heading out:

    Warmup#1 was the Kettlebell "Butt-Blaster 4000 " (love that name):
    1-5 and back down of:
    Bulgarian Goatbag Squats
    Goblet Squats

    Warmup #2...
  22. Thread: Sumo deadlift

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    This is interesting - I do have long legs and...

    This is interesting - I do have long legs and short arms for my height. I've not attempted sumo deadlifts with a BB, though I do like doing them with kettlebells. My deadlifting progress has been...
  23. Thread: My home KB gym

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    The video on this page...

    The video on this page is the closest I've seen to what my coach calls the Bulgarian Goatbag Squat. What differs is the position of the kettlebell - we support it at the bottom of the 'bell with both...
  24. Thread: My home KB gym

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    The Bulgarian Goatbag Squat is a great way to...

    The Bulgarian Goatbag Squat is a great way to also teach the hinge pattern when learning the swing. Who thinks of these names? ;-) I tried to look it up myself online but didn't find anything with...
  25. Thread: My home KB gym

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    Those aren't "weird" things, but are a normal...

    Those aren't "weird" things, but are a normal part of KB lifting :) Mainly because of my shoulder/neck issues I am working with a very experienced KB coach who also is good with working with...
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