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Kettlebell Training

Enhancing Shoulder Stability and Coordination While Performing the Kettlebell Handle Clean & Press

By Tarek Michael Chouja, Director of FTI The Kettlebell is the superior tool to challenge the shoulder’s stability and increase coordination. When it comes to challenging the stability of the shoulder the kettlebell is simply the best. Am I biased towards the kettlebell? Yes! But my bias stems from years of witnessing first-hand its amazing …

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Kettlebells – One Of The Best Training Tools On The Planet

If you are not using Kettlebells in your training then you are missing out…… People all over the world are drawn to this incredible tool because it’s fun to use and produces amazing training results. The kettlebell is so effective because it enables you to develop strength, flexibility and cardio simultaneously. It is incredible for …

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Shoulder Mobility Mini Series – Identify and Enhance the Overhead Press

Instructions on how to get a Free Course this week only at the Bottom of the Page Part 1: This Part of the Shoulder Mobility Mini Series focuses specifically on screening and correction of the Kettlebell Overhead Press We will be focusing on the Kettlebell Overhead Press. The key outcomes we want to determine is whether …

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The Turkish Get-Up: Detailed Steps on How to Perform the Exercise

The Turkish Get-Up (TGU) is an incredibly beneficial exercise-when performed correctly. Traditionally the TGU is performed smoothly through 8 steps. Press Post on elbow Post on hand Bridge at the hips Bridge to one knee Turn knee so both knees 90 degrees Kneeling lunge Stand A number of variations of this kettlebell workout exist, whether …

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The Turkish Get-Up: An Amazing Tool for Assessment, Correction & Strength

Welcome to Part 1 of our AIK’s latest Team Member Glenn Phipp’s article on the Turkish Get-Up. He shares his insights into why this movement is so effective and how he uses it in his own practice. The Turkish get-up (TGU) is one of my personal favourite tools as a trainer. Why did I use …

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Unleashing the Kettlebell Pistol Squat

The kettlebell pistol squat is an impressive looking exercise. Not only does it look good but the benefits reaped are second to none. The squat requires great strength, balance, coordination, symmetry and mobility. The movement is beneficial for everyone including professional athletes and regular Joes. There are numerous benefits for incorporating the pistol squat into …

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