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3 Kettlebell Exercises To Help You Develop Significant Core Strength

3 Kettlebell Exercises To Help You Develop Significant Core Strength

  1. Are you interested in learning how to use kettlebells to build your core strength?
  2. Are you interested in learning some different and unique kettlebell exercises to add to your strength training program?
  3. Are you serious about building some big core strength?
  4. Are you looking to give your strength program a serious upgrade with the addition of kettlebells?

Kettlebell exercises are incredibly powerful for building fitness, function, and core strength. The reason I like kettlebells is because they are one hell of a utility training device. In terms getting the most out of your training while acquiring the benefits of several different strength movements (and variations of movements) you just can’t beat the kettlebell.

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5 Simple Ways To Measure Your Functional Fitness

5 Simple Ways To Measure Your Functional Fitness

  1. Are you curious as to how functionally fit you are? 
  2. Do you know the definition of functional fitness? 
  3. Do you evaluate the strict execution of your movements during your training? 
  4. Are you interested in improving your functional fitness program? 

If you are looking for a good simple way to measure your functional fitness then I’m hoping this article will give you some good insight on how to go about doing it in a practical manner. Sure there are functional movement screenings, physical therapists, and a boatload of other professionals on the internet that have a whole bunch of technical savvy methods to explain function, but in terms of practical day to day application I’m going to provide you with a few simple drills and exercises to both test and train your functional fitness abilities.

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7 Elements Of Pillar Strength And Functional Movement

7 Elements Of Pillar Strength And Functional Movement

  1. What is pillar strength?
  2. Are you functionally strong?  
  3. Are you interested in learning how to develop pillar strength and function? 
  4. Do you feel that your workouts lack in helping you to perform and to be resistant to injury? 

If you answered yes to any of the questions here  above then you’re in the right place. Today’s article will outline a simple and effective explanation to help you build stable and powerful pillar strength along with the function to withstand most any physical task.

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Maximum Strength: The Benefits Of Anti-Pattern Strength

Maximum Strength: The Benefits Of Anti-Pattern Strength

So what is anti-pattern strength? In short an anti-pattern movement is one that often encompasses  having to brace the body at it’s center mass while maintaining a neutral spine position. The movements of flexion, rotation, and extension are kept in check by maintaining the braced neutral position of the spine during an anti-pattern exercise. In short anti-pattern is about resisting movement through the act of bracing and controlling the body during a given exercise.

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The Butterfly…How Strength Is A Struggle!

The Butterfly…How Strength Is A Struggle!

by: Brandon Richey

The Butterfly…How Strength Is A Struggle!

Butterfly at Tucson Botanical Gardens by khasan

I know what you are thinking. Brandon, did you just put a picture of a butterfly on your strength and conditioning blog? Yes, I did, but I have a good reason for it. This butterfly has taught me a lesson my friend and I know it’s going to do the same for you.

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