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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

 
 
 

A Busy Guy’s Case For Daily Training

Sep 23, 2002 01:45 PM

Like many other Party Members, I've been continually searching for the Holy Grail of fitness routines for many years. My fitness goals, like most Party Members are very [...]

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Simple Ways to Improve Your Stretching

Jul 24, 2002 02:00 PM

First off, I just want to say that I used to be incredibly stiff. After some stretching, I am now on my way to nearly pliable. In my quest to defeat my Al Gore syndrome [...]

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Be a First-Class Girevik!

Jul 17, 2002 05:00 PM

For a beginning/intermediate girevik, I think the best goal you can set is to match the Class I numbers in The Russian Kettlebell Challenge. Get there, and you will enjoy [...]

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Breathing Ladders

Jul 17, 2002 03:12 PM

"Breathing ladders" are a very effective technique I've come up with for developing cardiovascular endurance. They are based on my observation, in karate training, that e [...]

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Squat-Jerks for Explosive Power and a Great Full-Body Workout

Jul 02, 2002 02:47 PM

Squat-Jerks for Explosive Power and a Great Full-Body Workout By George Nolly, RKC, a.k.a. Comrade Yuri I do most of my kettlebell work in my back yard. This is al [...]

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GTG and Ladders in Martial Arts Training

Jun 14, 2002 01:14 PM

In this article I would like to describe some of the drills that I put together to help my martial arts training. I do my forms, kicking and punching drills, footwork dri [...]

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The US Department of Energy Kettlebell Man Maker

Jun 14, 2002 01:07 PM

Okay, comrades, it's been eighteen months since I picked up my first kettlebell. I'm a retired Army Special Forces Master Sergeant and a certified kettlebell instructor. [...]

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The Last Man Standing: Intelligent Strength Training Solutions for Martial Artists

Jun 04, 2002 06:42 PM

I'm about to challenge one of your most deeply-held beliefs about training with weights. The paradigm in question is so widely accepted that for most it is considered a s [...]

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The Role of Physical Preparation in Combat Disciplines

Jun 04, 2002 05:51 PM

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Partying in College

Jun 04, 2002 03:51 PM

I admit, I am spoiled. I attend college just outside of Philadelphia and am fortunate enough to workout under the guidance of world-class personal trainer, author, warri [...]

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