Posts in Kettlebell Sport
10 Life Lessons I Learned from Kettlebell Sport

There are many life lessons to be taken away from Kettlebell Sport.
When it comes to life, we tend to rush through things. We want to be done and move onto the next, we want to skip to the advanced movements, we want to find the hack that allows us to finish first. The truth is, starting slow sets you up with a better foundation, no matter what you’re doing. Whether it’s physical or mental, taking the time to progress slowly is key to learning how to do something correctly, and will allow you to finish stronger than if you rush or take a shortcut.

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How to Fight Training Monotony

There are so many components within the technique of each Kettlebell Sport lift that it’s unlikely your training will be boring for at least the first year or two - you’ll be much too busy thinking of the 10 things you have to remember to do for each repetition. However, there is something to be said for training monotony once you’ve been competing in the sport for several years. Doing the same lift over and over again… OF COURSE it gets boring at some point. Especially if you’re focused on achieving a high-level rank with a particular weight kettlebell, you might begin to feel like you’re banging your head against the same proverbial ceiling.

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Short & Sweet Kettlebell Sport Workout

One of the things I've always loved about kettlebells is how you can get an amazing workout in just a few minutes. Especially Kettlebell Sport training - I've never done anything else that comes close to the level of challenge of a 10 minute kettlebell set.

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Merkulin Ladder Workout

Complete the following intervals: 1 minute, 2 minutes, 3 minutes, 2 minutes, 1 minute. The amount of rest you take will vary depending on the weight kettlebells you use and how challenging you would like the workout to be. I recommend 1-3 minutes between sets. The goal is to hit a fast pace with good technique - somewhere between 8-12 repetitions per minute.

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