Fitness Tip: Kettlebell 2 Arm Swing

Fitness Tip: Kettlebell 2 Arm Swing

Kettlebells were developed in Russia in the 1700s and are holistic in their nature working several muscles simultaneously. The two arm Kettlebell swing develops strength, endurance and coordination using mainly the glutes and hamstrings for power, while also engaging the quads, core, deltoids, low back, and lats for stabilization. 1. Start with the Kettlebell in front of the body and feet about hip width apart. 2. Grab the KB with […]

Fitness Tip: Step Back Lunge with Kettlebell Pass

Kettlebells were developed in Russia in the 1700s and are holistic in their nature working several muscles simultaneously. The Step Back Lunge with Kettlebell Pass is a version of a weighted lunge.  However with the addition of the kettlebell we incorporate core stability into the move as the core engages to keep the body balanced while the kettlebell swings from side to side. There are two versions to this move. […]

Fitness Tip: TRX Overhead Back Extension

TRX Suspension Training was initially created by Navy Seal, Randy Hedrick, by using the straps of his parachute to train overseas. The TRX is: 1. Scale able to accommodate all fitness levels. 2. Trains in 3-D to work all planes of motion. 3. Displaces the center of gravity thereby activating the core in all moves. The TRX Overhead Back Extension integrates hip, back, shoulder and core strength simultaneously. 1. Adjust […]

Fitness Tip: TRX Sprinter Starts

The TRX was originally created from parachute straps by a Navy Seal named Randy Hedrick, for the purpose of staying in peak condition with limited training space. The TRX Sprinter Starts is a combination cardio and functional strength move emphasizing the quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteal muscles and core. 1. To begin, adjust the TRX straps long so that the bottom of the strap is about 3” from the floor. 2. Turn […]

Fitness Tip: TRX Power Pull

The TRX Suspension System is an effective training tool because its scale able to accommodate all fitness levels, it trains in 3-D, and it works all core all the time. The TRX Power Pull is a unilateral movement developing rotational power and shoulder stability while strengthening the upper back and core. 1. Begin by adjusting the TRX straps to mid-length. Then put the TRX in single hand mode. 2. Stand […]