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The Big Catch: Fish Oil & Why You Should Be Hooked On It

The Big Catch: Fish Oil & Why You Should Be Hooked On It

When it comes to having a healthy diet, I’m not too keen on eating fish or taking loads of supplements. But here’s one topic where I make an exception. Whether you’re looking to get strong, lose weight or you’re just trying to live a healthy lifestyle, fish oil is essential.

FISH ARE FRIENDS…AND FOOD!

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The Art Of Reading Set Schemes

The Art Of Reading Set Schemes

The fitness world is vast and extensive. Every you look, there seems to be a new community popping up daily. And just like tribes of people found around the world, these fitness tribes have their own language, cultural norms and heritage. Well, we’re no different at Stronghorn. We have our own way of influencing and building our tribe. As well as our own way of delivering or expressing our workouts. Such as Set Schemes.

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Get Ripped And Strong With Kettlebell Complexes

Get Ripped And Strong With Kettlebell Complexes

It’s no secret that Kettlebells build full-body strength and increase our metabolic system, which helps us burn more fat throughout our day. But the real power lies in the wide range of functionality the kettlebell provides and it’s limitless versatility. Kettlebell Complexes, for example, accelerate strength gains and burn more fat in less time. Here’s how!

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3 Things You Should Know About Controlled Fasting

3 Things You Should Know About Controlled Fasting

Fasting can be perceived and practiced in many different ways. Some only consume water or certain nuts and seeds. Some go for weeks to even month long periods. And now with the Intermittent Fasting techniques flooding the fitness forums, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of the different benefits to this way of eating. Here are 3 things you should know before jumping in.

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What’s Up With The Get Up?

What’s Up With The Get Up?

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the Kettlebell Get Up – aka: Turkish Get Up. This is partly due to my attraction to the ancient systems of strength, and at the ripe age of 200, this is one of the oldest tests of strength. But it’s been proven to be more than a test of strength; it’s a test of mental grit, focus, stability and mobility.

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Use This One Exercise To Maximize Shoulder Stability

Use This One Exercise To Maximize Shoulder Stability

The Kettlebell Arm Bar is a simple and effective exercise used to create more stability in the shoulder. It’s also great for increasing mobility in the thoracic spine in addition to stretching out the lats and the pecs.

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The Best Shoulder Mobility Exercise Your NOT Doing Enough

The Best Shoulder Mobility Exercise Your NOT Doing Enough

One of the many applications to the Kettlebell is it’s use for mobility. A common place of limited mobility is the Shoulder Girdle and Upper Back. The Kettlebell Halo is one of the best exercises for building strength while also increasing mobility in the shoulders. Here’s how to properly set up, execute and apply the Kettlebell Halo to your fitness program.

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3 Reasons To Workout With Your Friends

3 Reasons To Workout With Your Friends

Getting into a sustainable fitness routine can be downright exhausting. Even if you feel pretty confident in your knowledge of what to do, the commitment to follow through can still be a struggle. And then there’s the dreaded plateau or state of boredom that can derail the best of programs. Joining a fitness group might be the best option to keep you fit, healthy and happy. Here’s why.

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Workouts Aren’t Always Entertaining

Workouts Aren’t Always Entertaining

As much as we try to make workouts entertaining and fun, they’re not always going to be. Sometimes they’re a grind or they’re slow. Sometimes they have exercises that you HATE or rep schemes that really challenge your generally positive attitude. And that’s ok. In fact, it might be better for you than the entertaining workouts. Let me explain.

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Here’s Why To NEVER Skip Your Warm-up

Here’s Why To NEVER Skip Your Warm-up

You might be pressed on time and think that you could just half-ass the warm-up – or worse, skip the thing entirely – but there are some big reasons why the warm-up is important and why you should NEVER skip it!

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A Buying Guide To Your First Kettlebell

A Buying Guide To Your First Kettlebell

Ready to buy your first kettlebell?! Great, I’m glad you’re here then.

Buying a kettlebell is not as simple as it may seem at first glance. Not every bell is built the same. And there’s a lot to consider when buying your first.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Respect The Kettlebell Size Gaps

3 Reasons Why You Should Respect The Kettlebell Size Gaps

Traditionally, kettlebell training offers only a handful of weight options. Typically using increments  of  4k to 8k – 9 to 16 pounds – between sizes. The original reasons for these size gaps were most likely due to limited resources and space.

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Don’t Break These Swing Commandments

Don’t Break These Swing Commandments

The Kettlebell Swing is considered the backbone and fundamental exercise in kettlebell training. Known for torching fat and building powerful hips, it’s a movement you should get to know and practice daily! But all to often we see the Kettlebell Swing disgraced by beginners and experienced practitioners alike.

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3 Things You Should Know About Functional Fitness and How To Get Started

3 Things You Should Know About Functional Fitness and How To Get Started

Functional fitness is one of the biggest buzz words in the fitness world today. Yet most people have no idea what it actually means or why they should care. But you should care because training for functional fitness helps provide strength, stability and mobility needed to excel in both everyday activities, work productivity and sports.

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3 Common Errors In The Kettlebell Goblet Squat and How To Fix Them

3 Common Errors In The Kettlebell Goblet Squat and How To Fix Them

The Kettlebell Goblet Squat is a great exercise for beginners. Using the squat movement pattern, it boosts leg and core strength and can be incredibly effective for increasing hip mobility and reinforcing a good posture, if you avoid making these 3 top errors.

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The Wall Sit – 3 Reasons Why and How To Do It Right

The Wall Sit – 3 Reasons Why and How To Do It Right

Despite its many benefits, the Wall Sit is one of the most underutilized exercises. Probably due to it’s lack of excitement and deceiving simplicity – since you don’t need any fancy equipment and it’s not a complicated exercise to do.

But as is true with most things in fitness, simple does not mean easy or that it’s not effective.

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Use This Kettlebell Move To Build A Strong Back

Use This Kettlebell Move To Build A Strong Back

Looking for the most effective way to build back strength? Think it’s impossible to get it done with just one piece of equipment? Then you should get to know the Kettlebell 1-Hand Bent Row.

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Five Kettlebell Exercise that Will Bulk you up

Five Kettlebell Exercise that Will Bulk you up

Kettlebells are great for build grip strength, boosting cardiovascular health and increasing athletic conditioning. But what if I told you that they are also one of the best tools to use for building up muscle mass, would that be something you’re interested in? Thought so!

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How to Start Training with Kettlebells the Right Way

How to Start Training with Kettlebells the Right Way

There are a ton of reasons why training with kettlebells should be a part of your fitness, which we’ll dive into more in another article. For the scope of this one though, let’s just assume that you already know that kettlebells will help you gain lean muscle, functional strength, increase your mobility and turn you into a fat burning machine.

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When We Don’t Feel Like Superheroes

When We Don’t Feel Like Superheroes

Some days we feel like superheroes. We’ve gotten up early with a ready to attack the day attitude, perhaps nailed some task at work, made a charming impression on someone, reached a personal or monetary goal, etc. BUT what about when we’re having an off day?

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Three Strength Building Exercises you Should be Utilizing

Three Strength Building Exercises you Should be Utilizing

Looking for the exercises that will give you the most bang for your buck when it comes to building muscle? Check out these three strength building exercises you need to try.

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Three Crushing Outdoor Workouts

Three Crushing Outdoor Workouts

People have become accustomed to using tools for efficiency. Knives and forks are great, but I have hands and teeth that do a pretty kick ass job as well. Same goes with fitness.

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