While a Kettlebell-only program can be effective for size and strength training, I think a superior option is to add heavy Kettlebell work with. Mike Mahler has been training and teaching kettlebells for far longer than most people. Who does he admire as a coach and what inspired him? Find out in our. Which brings me to kettlebells. I was introduced to them at a recent seminar with Mike Mahler and immediately saw their benefits: portable.

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Here is how it works. Here’s what they have in common. Kettlebell Pull-Up a regular pull-up with a kettlebell attached to your waist via a weight belt Do A-1 and A-2 back to back.

You body is only as strong as you weakest link.

How To Structure A Kettlebell Workout For Size and Strength

High Intensity Training is one of the most controversial training programs around. Continue in this fashion until you have completed 5×5 on both exercises.

I generally start people off with one session per week so they can get acclimated. First up is a bench press with a maahler on each side of the barbell, a move we got from Craig Weller. Keep going back and forth between A-1 and A-2 until you have completed all five sets. Now lets cover each area with kettlebells as the focus: By Louie Simmons I am asked all the time what we do with kettle bells.


A kett,ebell later, two cardboard lumps arrived at my front door. Upper Body Focus A I’m in the groove.

For the final week, my training partners and I start experimenting. Your long-term goal is mahlerr do 6×6 per exercise Take a one-minute break and then do: You’ll get stronger, perform better athletically and get more jacked.

Build a strong foundation with the following exercises: In other words, do a set of A-1, wait a minute and then do a set of A-2, wait a minute and so forth. Double Snatch 5×5 Do A-1 and A-2 back to back. If you are up to the challenge and want to get bigger and stronger with kettlebells, then execute the plan in this article today and email me in 12 weeks with your results.

I also thought they could help me with my conditioning problem. It also treats erectile dysfunction. They often believe that they have found the holy grail of training and preach the benefits of HIIT to everyone in site. Because we’re so damned competitive, we break into a dead sprint right from the start. Iettlebell need to balance the quad development from the squats with some hamstring exercises.

How To Structure A Kettlebell Workout For Size and Strength – Mahler’s Aggressive Strength

Instead of taking three-minute breaks in between each set, take two-minute breaks. Unilateral mahlerr are great for addressing imbalances and have a place in a training regimen. Double Bent-over Row Same directions as Day 1. In my case, it’s the entire left side of my body, a problem that’s immediately exposed by the Turkish get-up, the most humiliating exercise known to man.


First, I’ve improved my conditioning in a pretty dramatic way. However, focusing on compound bi-lateral exercises is the way to go for maximum size and strength.

I ran the M two more times, and finished in less than 11 minutes the final time.

The last important area to cover is the midsection. Unfortunately this blind devotion only results in training plateaus and frustration.

Your long-term goal is to do 10×5. If your main goal is to get bigger and stronger then split your workouts into upper body and lower body and workout each area two times per week. Double Front Squat 3×6 B When you can do 3×6, add another set and do 4×6. By Mike Mahler As kettlebell training becomes more popular, mahled are getting confused about how.

Kettlebell Training – Mahler’s Aggressive Strength

Here is a good program for a trainee that only has one kettlebell: Choose from the following: Then you stand back up again. Which brings me to kettlebells. Or is it just calories in, calories out? Read part 1 at: The kettlebell swing is one of least complicated and most effective exercises for conditioning I’ve found.