Category: Kettlebell Training

Why your clients should use chalk with kettlebells

by Boris Bojanovic Chalk is an important component of kettlebell training weight training of any kind requires the participant to hold metal handles. The skin’s natural adaptation is to thicken, resulting in calluses. Chalk use is important as chalk dries out the hand which lets the kettlebell handle move in the hand without catching &.. read more

What is shoulder packing? Part 2

by Boris Bojanovic In the first part of this article series on shoulder packing in kettlebell overhead movements we talked about shoulder upward rotation being necessary to make space for the humerus to move without risking impingement. Correct overhead kettlebell posture, as viewed from the side, is a near vertical arm. This requires enough scapular.. read more

What is Shoulder Packing?

by Boris Bojanovic For those of you doing further reading into kettlebell concepts may have come across the idea of “packing the shoulder” when taking the kettlebell into the overhead position. Shoulder packing is an important concept but it seems to be misunderstood, quite possibly due to the term “packing” itself. Many people interpret shoulder.. read more

Kettlebell Swings – A Scientific Analysis

Kettlebells are becoming quite a popular tool for fitness enthusiasts in Australia. Even though they are an old form of training, with a 300 year history in Russia, it is only now that kettlebells are reaching exercise physiology researchers

The Kettlebell: A Great Addition to Circuit Training

by Boris Bojanovic Kettlebells are becoming quite a popular tool for fitness enthusiasts in Australia. Even though they are an old form of training, with a 300 year history in Russia, it is only now that kettlebells are reaching exercise physiology researchers’ labs. This is probably due to the loads of anecdotal evidence for the.. read more

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