Kettlebell Techniques

Review: Return of the Kettlebell

I’m not sure I can speak highly enough about Return of the Kettlebell. Maybe it’s the little things, like how we are walked through the squat with pictures that answer so many questions for the novice or the several pages dedicated to the Hip Flexor stretch. Honestly, the devil is in the details when it [...]

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Different Kettlebell Grips for Different Drills

(an Excerpt from Return of the Kettlebell) In any overhead kettlebell exercise you should position the handle in such a way that the heel of your palm under your pinky is loaded and your wrist is not bent back. Once that is taken care of you have two different grips, parallel and diagonal, to choose [...]

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Kettlebell rest between sets?

Pavel I've got the book and video (along with most of your products). I'm confused because you emphasize that kettlebells are great for endurance training, yet you advise resting at least one minute between sets.

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Pavel's Techniques At The Gym

Today was the first day that I set foot in a gym in a long time. Despite the fact that I stated that I was throwing some traditional bodybuilding workouts into the mix, I found that I just can't get away from Pavel Tsatsouline's excellent techniques.

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Alternating PTP and kettlebell days

Has anyone tried the two week micro-cycles of Power to the People and Russian Kettlebell Challenge?

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Low reps, many sets or high reps, fewer sets?

Is it better to do low reps (5) for many, many sets or high reps (25+) for a few sets?

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Kettlebell rest / work ratio

I'm currently doing a workout scheme where I do 10 snatches on the left, one minute break, 10 snatches right, one minute break, 5 Clean & Jerks on the left, one minute break, 5 Clean & Jerks on the right, one minute break.

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Kettlebell snatch specialization

I am training strictly for functional strength & endurance with the goal of losing 10 pounds of fat and maintain my lean mass.

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