Enter the kettlebell! Strength secret of the Soviet supermen

Paveln Tsatsouline

Book - 2018

Enter the kettlebell and follow the plan: 1. The new RKC program minimum ; 2. The RKC rite of passage ; 3. Become a man among men.

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St. Paul, MN : Dragon Door Publications 2018.
Main Author
Paveln Tsatsouline (author)
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
xxii, 173 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Table of Contents : Foreword
  • Preface: A step to the left and I shoot
  • Introduction: When we say "strength," we mean "kettlebell." When we say "kettlebell," we mean "strength."
  • - How the kettlebell has bred weakness out of the Russian gene pool
  • Chronicle of the Russian kettlebell invasion of America
  • Chapter 1: Enter the kettlebell! Which kettlebell should I start with? ; How to make your hips, back and shoulders speak Russian body language ; "It's your fault": Kettlebell safety 101 ; Safety as a part of, not the opposite of, performance
  • Chapter 2: The new RKC program minimum: Practice before workout: the break-in plan ; The swing
  • for legs and conditioning that won't quit ; The get-up
  • for shoulders that can take punishment and dish is out : The New RKC program minimum ; The Next step
  • Chapter 3: The RKC rite of passage: The RKC proven formula: Low-rep grinds + high-rep lifts ; A pull and a press
  • sound familiar? ; The clean-crisp like a punch ; The press
  • for a classic torso ; The snatch
  • for Android work capacity and the pain tolerance of an immortal
  • Chapter 4: A step-by-step guide to becoming a man among men: Have your borsch and eat it too: the hazards of variety and how to dodge them ; The RKC ladder to pressing power ; Rest less, snatch more ; From boy to man
  • Chapter 5: FAQ: Is kettlebell a fad? What makes the kettlebell superior to other weights and fitness equipment? Should I train with the kettlebell as a stand-alone tool or mix it up with a barbell and dumbells?
  • How can I combine kettlebell training with Power to the people! and The Naked Warrior? ; How can I incorporate Bullet-proof abs exercises into my kettlebell regimen? ; I have a bad back. Can I train with kettlebells? ; What diet do you recommend? Will kettlebells help my sport-specific strength? ; Why are your exericse descriptions so detailed? Come on, kettlebells are not rocket science! ; Can I substitute the ... with the ...? ; Once I have put up the RKC rite of passage numbers, where do I go next? ; If Russian stuff is so tough, why did the USSR lose the Cold War ; About the author ; Index.