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HAND STRENGTH: What Is It and Why Do YOU Need It?

08.25.11

Why are strong hands important? Because your hands are the portal to your strength, the thing that connects you to your kettlebell, barbell, golf club, tennis racket, opponent or bag of groceries. Without your hands you cannot express your strength in the majority of sports. Even in a sport like soccer, which is hands-off, the athlete must have a connection to a barbell or similar implement to develop strength. So what does it mean to have a strong grip? read full story

 
 
 

Facing an Edged Weapon - The Real Vs. The Psychological Threat

Jun 04, 2002 03:03 PM

Author's note: During the past year I had the privilege of meeting John Du Cane and corresponding with Pavel Tsatsouline on conditioning my spec ops clients for their [...]

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Plugging Technology Into RKC

Jun 03, 2002 06:14 PM

I spent a lot of my teens studying the strength and martial arts training methods of the champions of the 1970?s. That technology stayed dormant in my brain for many year [...]

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The Kettlebell Manifesto

Jun 03, 2002 05:00 PM

Kettlebells have transformed me. After 8 months, I'm leaner & meaner-looking than some of the guys who show up on "Men's Health"-type covers, and I bet I could outstrip t [...]

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Training, Recovery and Fitness Testing

Jun 03, 2002 04:09 PM

My thoughts on the Army Physical Fitness Test (i.e. APFT). APFT standards are designed to measure various areas of the body. The two mile run measures aerobic and leg mus [...]

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Marathon Kettlebell Challenge

Jun 03, 2002 03:54 PM

This article is entitled Marathon Kettlebell Challenge but it is not intended to be just for people who intend to run Marathons and would like to know how to effectively [...]

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Another Definite Chief Aim

Jun 01, 2002 12:25 AM

As a single parent time is in short supply for physical and martial arts training. Since my attention is directed primarily towards being a father, I have little time eac [...]

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More on Kettlebells and Infantry Fitness

Jun 01, 2002 12:22 AM

The previous article submitted was one man's happy experience with fitness tools that are fast, easy and fun. Having had about a year to play with KB's, we now have some [...]

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Some Thoughts on Kettlebell Training and Infantry Fitness

May 31, 2002 11:29 PM

I just finished Annual Training (AT) with the National Guard Light Infantry unit to which I am assigned. We spent 6 days in the field doing Search and Attack missions. [...]

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