Fitness Tip: Kettlebell Bent Leg Deadlift

Fitness Tip: Kettlebell Bent Leg Deadlift

The Bent Leg Deadlift with a kettlebell is a functional strength move designed to strength the glutes, hamstrings, quads and core primarily. Begin with the legs hip width or slightly wider and toes forward or slightly turned out. Place the kettlebell in the instep between your legs and under your body with the horns of the kettlebell facing horizontal. Bend your knees approximately 20 percent, then keep your head in […]

Fitness Tip: Walking Squat Variations

Squats are a great way to strengthen the quadriceps, the hamstrings and gluteal muscles – the powerhouse muscles of the body. By strengthening these muscles we increase our overall muscle mass and therefore increase our metabolism as our body burns through calories to maintain our muscle. If we take that squat and add movement patterns we can intensify our cardiovascular and core workout. Begin by hinging the hips back as […]

Fitness Tip: Center Woodchopper

Enjoy full body strength and core stabilization with the Center Woodchopper. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and knees slightly bent, holding the grip of the dumbbell overhead in both hands. Next, keeping your back straight and chest up, sit the hips back as you squat down, swinging the dumbbell towards the ground and between your feet. Then push with your heels into the ground as you propel your body up […]