The Role of Kettlebells in Strength and Conditioning
  • The Role of Kettlebells in Strength and Conditioning
    Studies support the use of kettlebells for improving power, although evidence for using them to improve strength and aerobic fitness is still equivocal. Studies investigating the biomechanical properties of kettlebell training have been fruitful, and it may be useful for developing sprint running performance and for injury prevention.
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    About the Author:

    Yann Le Meur, PhD

    Yann Le Meur is a French sport scientist with research interests in performance analysis, training methodology, prevention of overreaching, and recovery. He worked with several French Olympic teams in the Beijing (2008), London (2012), and Rio de Janeiro (2016) Olympic Games in both individual and team sports. Le Meur leads the scientific support at Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club. He is also a renowned blogger, publishing infographics to highlight practically relevant scientific research for coaches and athletes. You can follow his work at, on social media (@YLMSportScience), and discover his first book at

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