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CrossFit Journal Articles
The CrossFit movements are functional, full-body movements that generate a great deal of power, and virtuosity in these movements requires instruction, practice and refinement. The movements are tremendously effective for producing fitness, but they are c
The Kettlebell Swing
At CrossFit we swing the kettlebell overhead while the kettlebell community swings to eye or shoulder height. No matter how many times weâ€™re admonished for our excessive swing we proceed unabated?
Swingers and Kippers
The most strident objectors to the kipping pull-up advocated by CrossFit have been the kettlebell swingers. They despise our "sloppy" pullups. Other communities have been confused by kipping but are ultimately receptive to it after an explanation of our r
Kettlebell Basics: Drills for Improving Your Swing
The purpose of this series of articles is to share specific kettlebell training tips and progressions to assist the CrossFit community in maximizing the full potential of their kettlebells.
Improving Your Swing Part 2
This month I will discuss a few additional kettlebell swing errors and their remedial drills, and then move on to the power swing and American swing.
One-arm Swings And Beyond
Performing the kettlebell swing with one arm at a time makes it a more demanding exercise, even though the technique is the same as for the two-arm swing. You will quickly notice increased demands on your grip strength and stamina as well as increased cor
Kettlebell Skills: H2H Tapping Drills
Once you have mastered the two-arm swing, H2H Swing, and Swing Release, it's time to move to the next progression: H2H (hand-to-hand) tapping drills. These drills are excellent for increasing your hand-to-eye coordination, hand speed, dynamic grip strengt
The Kettlebell Swing
Recently GSX Athletics hosted Jeff Martone Kettlebell specialist for a two day seminar. The crew from Again Faster was there to catch some of the action. In this video, Jeff explains the proper Kettlebell swing, along with some good progressions for de
Rugby and the Rotational Kettlebell Swing
Nicolas Rithner offers a twist on the traditional kettlebell swing with the goal of increasing explosiveness and torque in athletes playing contact sports. Kettlebell lifting is a great way to develop strength endurance, but it also has the advantage o
Coach Burgener knows more about Olympic Lifting than anyone on this planet. If you want to improve your snatch and/or clean & jerk then you NEED to attend the CrossFit Olympic Lifting. If you haven't heard of Coach B then you should slap yourself. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: The Burgener Warmup(free), The Stance, Clean and Jerk, Receiving The Bar and Snatch Grip Position
Improve your Deadlift, Bench Press and Backsquat with the CrossFit Power Lifting Course. If Louie Simmons is good enough for the various NFL and NCAA football programs then he's good enough for you. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: Louie on the Conjugate System and Dynamic-Effort Day.