Sam Escobar, also known by his online handle gorillagirevik, is quickly becoming one of the most impressive kettlebell strength trainers there is. Scrolling through his Instagram posts, it’s fascinating to see how his hard work with heavy kettlebells has transformed his body over the months and years. A lover of maces and kettlebells, his persona and physique would fit perfectly in Game of Thrones or other medieval movies and TV shows.
Whether you’re new to kettlebells or a veteran, this particular flow should be easy enough to recreate. There are no crazy hand passes or rotational moves you need to worry about. Rather, each exercise is executed with simple and quick precision. It might not look as glamorous as some of the kettlebell mobility workouts, but your body will certainly feel it at the end.
Taco Fleur is perhaps one of the most dedicated and passionate kettlebell trainers in the world. He’s written several books on kettlebell workouts and exercises that have been well-received on Amazon. In addition to the books, he’s produced dozens of videos that help both newbies like me and veterans alike in performing kettlebell moves the right way. Unlike some trainers, he is eager to assist and offer advice for anyone interested kettlebells.
Last year I had the privilege of interviewing Kettlebell Sport World Championship gold medalist Jordan Tyjeski. Competing in various kettlebell events consisting of 16kg and 20kg weights, her efforts landed her not 1 but 3 gold medals. Now, several months later, that effort and dedication continued to pay off with impressive showings at the Arnold Sports Festival earlier this month in Columbus, Ohio.
Athlete and home fitness guru Jordan Morello shows us that you can get a great kettlebell workout while seated. In a recent Instagram post, his first 3 slides take some of the lesser known kettlebell exercises and add a creative twist to each. The real impressive part is that 2 of those exercises are done with the legs raised. This not only makes it more difficult for balancing but also puts more strain on the abs.
There are many videos online that demonstrate the kettlebell swing. If you’re like me, you’ve probably watched several of them to observe proper technique. The majority I’ve come across, that are performed by certified instructors, show the hip swing variation. However, there were a few that didn’t look quite right to me, almost unnatural.
Out of all the kettlebell workouts I’ve seen, this one is perhaps the fastest in regards to execution and movements. Instagram user Jason Figorski (@figsfit) is a kettlebell specialist who creates some truly unique workouts. Many of his videos incorporate kettlebell flows with lightning-quick reflexes. Indeed, the below video is a great example of his […]
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