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Free Yoga This Saturday!

  • by Queen City Kettlebell
  • March 19, 2018
  Back by popular demand, join us on Saturday, March 24th at 8am for a FREE yoga class at 8am.  Led by instructor Erica Correll, this session is not to be missed. Everyone is welcome, and this class is suitable for all levels. Towels and water are available; please bring your own mat if you […]Read More >>
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QCKB January Whole30: Setting Yourself Up for Success

  • by Queen City Kettlebell
  • December 27, 2017
Last week we shared the details regarding participating in our our January Whole30 group; in case you missed it, check out that post HERE. Now we’d like to discuss how to best prepare for your Whole30; here are a few tips you can implement right now to ensure a smooth transition onto the program come […]Read More >>
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Member Spotlight: Kate

  • by QCKB
  • October 22, 2014
FINALLY– her Kate-ness speaks. After some heavy prompting (and slight trickery) I convinced her to talk about herself. Read about how Kate got started at Queen City Kettlebell and some other words of wisdom she has for anyone nervous about trying us out! What made you decide / needed to start a program? What made […]Read More >>

Ma! The Meatloaf!!

  • by QCKB
  • August 20, 2014
Raisin Cashew Meatloaf – UPDATED! I can’t help it. EVERY time I hear the word ‘meatloaf,’ I laugh and think of Wedding Crashers. Here is one of my go to recipes – I probably make this every other week. Ingredients 2 lbs of grass-fed ground beef 2 tbsp of coconut oil or other fat 1 […]Read More >>

A Clean Disposition

  • by QCKB
  • August 18, 2014
The hands down, biggest problem and complaint I see and hear is the slamming of the bell into the forearm during a kettlebell clean. There are 3 common causes for this and 3 very simple technique changes to ensure this does not continue to happen. 1: Using / extending the low back, not utilizing the hips. […]Read More >>

Move Pt. 2

  • by QCKB
  • July 22, 2014
In the initial blog entitled Move, I focused on what exactly movement was and how we at Queen City Kettlebell defined it in relation to fitness. Since first posting that article I have spoken with a lot of our clients in regards to what exactly it means to move. We have spent a lot of time […]Read More >>

BFFKB; Again!

  • by QCKB
  • June 4, 2014
Here it is- AGAIN! BRING A FRIEND TO KETTLEBELL Do you have a friend whose been thinking about trying us out?  You keep bragging to family members how awesome your workouts are with QCKB are.  Do people see the changes in your body and mind as you’ve made progress with us? Now you can invite […]Read More >>

Applied Principals

  • by QCKB
  • May 20, 2014
Some of the human body’s processes and movements are automatic and others are not. The brain works in a wondrous way where the mind controls certain functions without thinking; breathing; digestion; etc. through the autonomic nervous system. Other functions such as muscular skeletal movements like typing this blog; swinging kettlebells; etc. happen through the somatic nervous system, where thought […]Read More >>

Move

  • by QCKB
  • May 1, 2014
What is movement? “An act of changing physical location or position or of having this changed.”  Why is it important? The short answer is- we need to move. We were designed to move. Barring special circumstances we should be doing it everyday. The idea of movement seems pretty standard, almost easy. While it should be autonomous, […]Read More >>

The Glutes

  • by QCKB
  • April 8, 2014
More specifically ass glute activation. A great coach once told me to squeeze my glutes at every opportunity I had. This meant at the top of a swing; out of the hole in a squat; walking up stairs; anything and everything! Over head pressing; squeeze the glutes. Ballistic snatches; squeeze the glutes. Seriously, every opportunity. That […]Read More >>