Jan 18, 2011

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Welcome to Del Wilson’s Kettlebell Nation

Welcome to Kettlebell Nation, Northamptonshire’s leading resource on functional training methods. The site is maintained by Del Wilson, Rushden based Kettlebell strength and conditioning coach (WKC, IKFF) and owner of Achievers Personal Training.  This site is intended to be your one-stop-shop for all things Kettlebell as well as general fitness and training. Key exercise types...

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Jan 6, 2016

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KETTLEGUARDS / KETTLESHIELDS COMPARISON AND REVIEW

KETTLEGUARDS / KETTLESHIELDS COMPARISON AND REVIEW

I have always relied upon some form of wrist protection in my kettlebell workouts. No shame in it, it’s just that I have never been able to get comfortable with the pressure of a kettlebell on the back of my wrists. In my case, it is not a technique issue, well, I hope not, it’s just that I believe theres enough discomfort in kettlebell sport as it is without the...

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Nov 11, 2014

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Pentathlon Training. Winter Open Pre...

Pentathlon Training. Winter Open Prep.

So many dilemmas in Pentathlon Training! Lower weight, higher reps or heavier...

May 7, 2014

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Full pentathlon 7th May 2014

Full pentathlon 7th May 2014

Following on from the nightmare that was the March Open, I decided one week...

Jan 8, 2014

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The Kettlebell Pentathlon. A Guide

The Kettlebell Pentathlon. A Guide

Introduction The Pentathlon was introduced by Valery Fedorenko of the World...

Dec 14, 2013

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WKC Pentathlon Winter Open 2013

WKC Pentathlon Winter Open 2013

Longcycle competition Back in November, I competed in my first long cycle...

Oct 7, 2013

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Kettlebell Tutorials: The Rack, Sing...

Kettlebell Tutorials: The Rack, Single bell

This is the first of many tutorials detailing many of the basics in...

Sep 22, 2013

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WKC Pentathlon Autumn Open 2013

WKC Pentathlon Autumn Open 2013

It’s that time again. The 3 months since the last event have passed so...