Programming for Kettlebell Classes – Part 2

In part one of this article we identified the three main variables that need to be manipulated in the training plan: volume, cadence, and load.  If you missed part one, get caught up by reading it here.  In part two, we will now look at some options on how to use these concepts to create… Read More

Programming Considerations for Kettlebell Group Classes – PART 1

There is a lot of information available on programming kettlebell training both for strength goals as well as for endurance events; however most of what is available is focused on training an individual who has high compliance to a personalized program, and there is much less information available on creating usable and result-producing programs for… Read More

The Benefits of Unilateral Training – Part 1

Unilateral training, or essentially training on one leg at a time, is a great way to complement the bilateral (two legged) training you already do.  It offers an array of benefits across the spectrum of health to performance.  Regardless of whether your goals are general health, sports performance, or competitive strength training, just about everyone… Read More

Grip Training for Jiu Jitsu

The sport of Jiu Jitsu (often called BJJ) is growing rapidly, and this growth has sparked many articles on how to physically prepare for it.  Most authors suggest some combination of strength training, endurance training, and some “sport specific” training that may involve grip work, neck exercises etc.  One problem I have found is that… Read More