POWERBAG

Powerbag Training In The Fitness Industry

Powerbags can be used to teach your clients how to effectively use hip extension to lift which will in turn assist the development of this important movement for more advanced hip dominant exercises. Without correct exercise progression injury can occur when performing ballistic type movements such as kettlebell swings or heavy barbell deadlifts or even…

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kettlebell side clean

Kettlebell Side Clean

  The Kettlebell Side Clean is a nice variation to the standard kettlebell clean. Although I prefer this movement with the clubbell, throwing them into a kettlebell workout adds variety to traditional workouts that tend to be more sagittal plane focused. There are 4 movements you can train; Right arm inside Right arm outside Left…

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steel club flow

Single Clubbell Flow

  I had some fun this morning with this 12kg steel club. I was planning on following a set workout but just felt like swinging the club for time, ended up doing 5 rounds in total. Here’s one of the flows that targeted the shoulders, I often times throw steel club work in with kettlebell…

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Steel Mace Pendulum 360

Steel Mace Pendulum 360

The Steel Mace Pendulum 360 is a fun exercise I sometimes throw into my workouts to mix things up. Break down the movement at first into two parts; 1. The 360 swing 2. The Pendulum Then, once you’ve grooved the path put them together. Start slow and increase the speed when you feel comfortable always…

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kettlebell clean technique

Kettlebell Clean Technique

The kettlebell clean is an important movement in kettlebell training, it moves the kettlebell from the swing or from floor into the rack position. Try not to let the kettlebell bang on the back of the hand, the biggest mistake I see personal trainers make when I’m running courses is performing a swing clean where…

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Bulgarian Bag Walking Spin

Overview The Bulgarian bag walking spin is extremely challenging so only attempt the walking spin when you can perform the spin with proficient technique. Like the walking swing, only use small steps when walking forward. Teaching Points Place the bag on the floor in front of you resting up against your legs and the main…

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Bulgarian Bag Spin

Overview The spin is the end game of the previous progressions and is a totally unique exercise to the Bulgarian bag. It’s a very similar movement to Prep movement #3 – The Looping Spin, but it’s performed with speed. This exercise is fantastic for building circular shoulder strength, grip strength, cardio conditioning and rotational core…

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single arm staggered stance kettlebell swing

Single Arm Staggered Stance Kettlebell Swing

In recent years fitness pro’s are increasingly viewing the body as an integrated structure that moves through inter-muscular coordination. These sling systems criss cross the body and connect with web-like connective tissue allowing the muscles to communicate and work together to create movement. By adjusting our training we’re able to activate these sling systems along…

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