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  1. Yeah we don't let anyone squat or olympic lift...

    Yeah we don't let anyone squat or olympic lift until they can front squat 225. There should be some level of strength before doing complicated movements like squats or clean and jerks
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    Barbells and body weight but no pressing

    Barbells and body weight but no pressing
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    New PR. I'm Badass

    So, today I picked up my 40kg KB and pressed it for 5 no problem. How did this happen? I haven't done a press in over a year and when I did I couldn't do the 40. I rarely snatch and infrequently...
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    How can you lift something like a stone with a...

    How can you lift something like a stone with a flat back. I looked on you tube and even in training the back is completely round. If you can safely lift that much weight then why would you need such...
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    isnt that extremely dangerous? If swinging a...

    isnt that extremely dangerous? If swinging a kettlebell with a round back is dangerous then wouldn't that strongman stuff be really bad?
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    Worlds strongest man

    I was watching the World's Strongest Man and it seems like everything those guys do is with bad form. Everything they pick up is with a round back and the way they press things overhead looks like...
  7. Thread: Lower Back?

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    Maybe you should do some strength work to...

    Maybe you should do some strength work to strengthen your lower back before you take on something as demanding as KB swings. I would think that if you can deadlift three times as much as the KB you...
  8. Thread: Homemade Pain

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    Wow! Thanks for sharing that. I never would have...

    Wow! Thanks for sharing that. I never would have thought that you could make your own sandbag. Where in the world did you come up with that? Do you have any cool workouts to do with it? Oh. How much...
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    Ok. Sounds cool. I'm gonna try it. I'm gonna have...

    Ok. Sounds cool. I'm gonna try it. I'm gonna have to buy another chute so I can have one on each bell. Thanks
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    Won't you hit your knees if you widen your stance...

    Won't you hit your knees if you widen your stance more?
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    Double KB swings? You mean two at a time?...

    Double KB swings? You mean two at a time? Wouldn't that be dangerous? Sounds like that would be a good way to smash your knees.
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    What is a "cultfit style swing? Here's Pavel...

    What is a "cultfit style swing? Here's Pavel doing a KB swing. Just add parachute and its the same, no?
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    That's why I thought this would be good for the...

    That's why I thought this would be good for the 531 program. Clearly its the dynamic loading caused by the chute that is giving her trouble. Won't she eventually get stronger because of the chute....
  14. You are partly right, but I think kettlebells...

    You are partly right, but I think kettlebells will have made it big when we have a Kettlebellman Comic book. We are close with the Iron Tamer but imagine an actual Kettlebellman. Any ideas what his...
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    I like to go hard for about a 6 week cycle. I am...

    I like to go hard for about a 6 week cycle. I am very strict about my diet and follow a very ridged strength and conditioning protocol. At the end of the 6 week cycle like to pretty much do one week...
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    I saw this on You Tube and always thought it...

    I saw this on You Tube and always thought it would be a great way to use KB's to complement strength training.
    http://youtu.be/2HRSZ3xDZ0Y
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    Yeah those tabata burpees are really good but you...

    Yeah those tabata burpees are really good but you know what makes them better?
    If you do them with a parachute tied to you.
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    one of my favorite workouts is to do hardstyle KB...

    one of my favorite workouts is to do hardstyle KB swings on top of an indo board. I do about 3 sets of 10 and then I tie a parachute to the bell and do another 3 sets of 10. I know some of you will...
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    I don't know how much space you have if you can...

    I don't know how much space you have if you can find a little so you can run in at least a 10 ft circle it will really help because you will have a little bit of a stride. But don't forget to switch...
  20. A good idea for affordable bumper plates is to...

    A good idea for affordable bumper plates is to just use steel plates and get some foam pipe insulation and put it around the outer edge of the metal plate. It is already split down the middle and...
  21. Thread: Why squat?

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    I love all the speculation. Any one have any real...

    I love all the speculation. Any one have any real concrete facts on why How mendes squats other then they don't think it is safe. Maybe Pat could weigh in on why his life goals are and how he thinks...
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    I'm thinking if you are asking this question you...

    I'm thinking if you are asking this question you shouldn't be doing Smolov
  23. LOL!!!!! Good one!!!!

    LOL!!!!! Good one!!!!
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    Or you could get a new wife

    Or you could get a new wife
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    Saw this at the Olympic Training Center. If its...

    Saw this at the Olympic Training Center. If its good enough for elite athletes it's probably ok for you
    Elite Kettlebell
  26. What about what crossfitters call the kipping...

    What about what crossfitters call the kipping pull up? Is there a hollow position and lat pull in a kipping pull up?
  27. Time, mass, force, speed, bla bla bla. When the...

    Time, mass, force, speed, bla bla bla. When the human body moves an external object it is lifting. Doesn't matter what it is. It doesn't matter how or how effectively it is moved. It doesn't matter...
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