Monthly Archives: January 2020

Why you’re getting tight hip flexors and how to loosen them

Improving stride hinges on your hips. That’s because hip flexors – the muscles that allow flexion at the hip joint – play a huge role in fluid running, so a set of tight flexors can really mess with your mechanics. ‘The iliopsoas is the strongest group of muscles in the hip flexors, connecting the spine […]

Kettlebell Workouts and Weightloss

Usually, kettlebell workouts are built on a high-rep range, meaning that several muscles are worked at once and, if kept at a consistent pace, can offer similar aerobic benefits to HIIT training. During a 2010 study, participants performed a 20-minute kettlebell snatch workout and were found to burn 13.6 calories a minute during the entirety […]

Why Kettlebell Workouts Are Good for You

“Kettlebells are best for swinging to develop your posterior chain. As these are your body’s biggest muscles, you’ll also torch calories,” says Rob Blair, PT at The Commando Temple. Additionally, kettlebells are an incredibly useful tool for those looking to build their base of strength and mobility, so if you’re struggling with your barbell back […]