Girya is the Russian word for kettlebell. The kettlebell became so synonymous with strength that the Russian word for Strongman or Strongwoman became Girevik or “Kettlebell Lifter”.
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“Maximizing Kettlebell Fundamentals”
– by John Scott Stevens, SFGII
This book was originally intended as a supplemental text for new students who have learned the kettlebell deadlift, swing, getup, goblet squat and press. Based on 7 years of kettlebell teaching experience this E-Book crammed with over 45 pages of notes, recommendations, workouts, challenges, links to online workouts and kettlebell purchasing guide and more… to help you squeeze every ounce of transformational potential out of the basics. This is a living document. By purchasing you will also receive any and all updates as additions are made available for 1-year.
This is only available as a downloadable PDF file.
Recommended reading and products for the discriminating girevik.
Simple & Sinister
A brilliantly simple & powerful kettlebell program for anyone from novice to advanced. Written by the world’s foremost expert on Hardstyle Kettlebell and Chairman of StrongFirst- Pavel Tsatsouline.
Foundations of Strength DVD
Foundation of Strength provides easy-to-follow, simple instruction on basic exercises designed to make anyone much, much stronger. As it’s often said, the difference between being good and being great is having a fundamental understanding and mastery of the basics. Learn the basics of the the Kettlebell Swing, Squat & Getup, the Barbell Deadlift, Squat & press plus fundamental Dumbbell & Sandbag techniques.
Enter the Kettlebell: learn six fundamental kettlebell techniques: The swing, the getup, the clean, the press, the squat and the snatch. The book includes two proven programs to deliver uncommon fitness and conditioning: the New Program Minimum and The Rite of Passage.
The Naked Warrior
Master Your Body and amplify strength by mastering these two bodyweight exercise progressions for one-arm-one-leg pushups and the single leg squat. No gym, no equipment, no problem. Get a powerful workout anytime, anywhere with no excuses.
The definitive and last book you’ll ever need on ab training. Stop the high rep crunches and 30-minute ab routines. Get a rock hard and uncommonly powerful midsection with 3 to 5 reps per set. You’ll never look at ab training the same way again. Red Pill or Blue Pill, the choice is yours.
Flexible Steel – by Jon Engum
Whether you’re the average desk bound American, a dancer or martial artist… this series of simple flexibility routines will challenge and improve you. Don’t underestimate the power of the routines in this book. At first glance it’s simple… but try the routines as written and stick with them for a month and you’ll agree that they are brilliant. Less is more!
Return of the Kettlebell
This advanced program introduces double kettlebell work including double cleans, uneven presses, clean & jerks and more. Ideally for those who have complete the Rite of Passage from Enter the Kettlebell. Also a great recommended read for SFG II instructor candidates.
Jump Rope Training – 2nd Edition The perfect compliment to hard lifting. Buddy Lee’s book has multiple programs and detailed technique tips to take you from zero to hero in months. Your heart rate will soar, your lungs will burn and the fat will melt. If you complete the programs in this book you’ll put Rocky Balboa’s jump rope routine to shame.
Dragon Door Russian Kettlebells:
The best kettlebells on the market! You can waste money trying to save money by experimenting with cheaper bells, or save money, time and pain by buying the best bells on the market from Dragon Door. These bells are designed fit your body and last more than a lifetime. Sizes: 10lbs, 18lbs, 22lbs, 26lbs, 30lbs, 35lbs, 40lbs, 44lbs, 48lbs, 53lbs, 62lbs, 70lbs, 79lbs, 88lbs, 97lbs, 106lbs [Visit Full Store Now]
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Gym Boss Timer
The perfect timer to keep in your gym bag for your own personal workouts.