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Kettlebell training has completely transformed my relationship with my body. It was a grey afternoon in Berlin in 2013. I sat in my apartment, hunched over at my desk, reading through online fitness forums. Due to an injury, I couldn’t run, and I was searching for an alternative sport that would bring me the benefits …

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Get ready to discover the perfect match for runners: kettlebell training! Like pancakes and jam, bacon, eggs, or red fruit jelly and vanilla sauce, running and kettlebells are meant to be together 😁 I started running in 2006 as a means to lose weight. Mind you, I wasn’t overweight. But to my timid 21-year-old self, …

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I have been working out consistently since 2006. That’s almost 17 years at the time of this writing. When I began exercising regularly, I did it to lose weight. And running seemed like the most effective way to accomplish my goal. Like most people who want to lose weight, I approached my training sessions intending …

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Kettlebell training and ultrarunning are a perfect match. If you want to enjoy either for many years and continue to make progress, you need self-discipline, a commitment to excellence, and an iron mind. I started running in 2006 and added kettlebells to my routine in 2015. I don’t remember how I found out about them. …

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I have been using kettlebells in my training for over 10 years now. And throughout my journey, I have consumed hundreds of articles and dozens of books on kettlebell training. I have spent countless nights reading forums to help me understand the ins and outs of kettlebell training better. I became obsessed with kettlebell training …

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The trainer at the gym refused to take me to the free-weights section. Signing up for a trial training at my potential new gym, I wanted to train with barbells. I had been training with kettlebells for a while and was ready to increase the weights I was lifting. However, despite my explicit wish to …

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My last article covered the basics of how to get stronger without getting big and bulky. In this article, I’ll go over the basics of building muscle. No matter if you are skinny, skinny fat, or fat, if you want to improve your body composition, then building muscle should be a non-negotiable for you. Why? …

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