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This is my Russian Kettlebell Blog and is a fitness blog. It is updated daily. Learn how to lose weight, build muscle and get in great shape. I am a kettlebell enthusiast and publisher of www.kettlebellplanet.com so I am always searching new and great ideas on kettlebell and fitness training.
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The Goal Snowball, by Alwyn Cosgrove by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here is an upper body workout I did today focusing on the military press, following  template. I really suck at over-head pressing so the focus 5/3/1 puts on this li ... Read on »
Squats and Hill Sprints by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today was a week 4, month 2 of program. If you haven't checked out Wendler's book yet, I highly recommend it. 5/3/1 is simple, fun and so far seem to be quite ef ... Read on »
Workout of the Day - Hill Sprints by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Let's face it, your shoulder take a beating. From slouching at your computer, to slouching in your car, to spending more time working the front of your body than the ... Read on »
Mike Robertson, StreamFit by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Month three of Program is well under way and I am still having a great time. I love knowing exactly what I have to do and not stressing about how heavy I should ... Read on »
Jim Wendler's 5/3/1 by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Sometimes people ask me how they can stay motivated to exercise regularly. I have trouble understanding this question as training is pretty much the most fun thi ... Read on »
Just Win The Play... by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here is a simple kettlebell conditioning workout to help you burn fat and increase your explosiveness. If your focus is conditioning, keep the rest periods as sh ... Read on »
Kettlebell Workout by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Sometimes you are stronger than you feel. Remember, how the body feels is a lie! Your warm-ups feel heavy, you might even miss a heavy attempt that you pretty m ... Read on »
Practice for a PR by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The log press, or any heavy clean and press for that matter, is a great drill to build strength and muscle throughout the entire body. If you aren't including ... Read on »
Cambered Bar Squats and Getting Your Ass in Gear by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It has been a brutal week of crazy long work days and tough training sessions, so what better way to spend the weekend then to enjoy a copious amount of vodka at ... Read on »
Olympic Lifting Training Session by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here is a simple but challenging kettlebell workout. All the explosive drills will get your heart rate up and cause a powerful metabolic effect. Alternate ... Read on »
Training twice a day by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I just finished reading , for the second time. This is a great book if you are looking for a system to help you get bigger and stronger without wasting any t ... Read on »
Strongman Sunday by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here is a really simple kettlebel conditioning/fat burning workout . Snatches are probably the best kettlebell conditioning drill, so work up to doing a lot ... Read on »
Strongman Saturday by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here are the training sessions I did this week following . I have to admit 5/3/1 has made lifting weights fun and stress free again. No more monotony and no mor ... Read on »
High Frequency Training by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It sounds like a masochistic saying, but the point being made is the people wimp out of training too often and end stalling their progress due to missed training ... Read on »
Simple Kettlebell Home Workout by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If you are training at home today and need a quick workout to burn some fat and build or maintain muscle mass, give this a try. Mobility Work A1 Swings ... Read on »
Simple but Awesome by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here is a simple but tough strongman/strength building training session I did today. After squats, which I do every day, I like to practice one strongman event. ... Read on »
Don't waste your money on protein bars again by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise There is no greater crime in the gym than cutting your squat high. The squat is used to build power throughout the entire lower body, abs and back. By cutting yo ... Read on »
Weekend Iron Links by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Another weekend is finishing up and if you aren't sore from some brutal training sessions then I question how you spent it. In my humble opinion your weekend is ... Read on »
Shame on the High Squatters! by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Not every workout is going to be amazing. Sometimes you hit the gym and the weights just feel heavy, your body is sluggish, and you pretty much just want to go home. ... Read on »
Squats and Pulls by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The November 200 Kettlebell Swing Challenge continues. For most people the hardest part of the challenge is doing their 200 swings on days when they don't plan ... Read on »