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The Turkish Getup Challenge for January 2014!!

The purpose of this isn’t to rush through the getups as fast as you can. Take your time and really focus on form and technique. Continue reading

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Corrective Exercise Gone Too Far

Lay on your back. Pick up weight and stand up. The dogma around this exercise has completely ruined it for me. I actually didn’t do a getup for 6 months in complete protest, because I saw people flipping out on an instructor’s forum about how someone didn’t have the correct angle when doing a heavy get-up and 50 different comments with the need to coach every single movement. I Continue reading

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Strong First Snatch Test Training

For those of you that have poor form with snatching or can’t manage your snatch sized kettlebell, start with a kettlebell size you can manage. When you have completed 6 weeks of this bell you have then earned the right to move up a bell size. Continue reading

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