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Kettlebell Simple & Sinister: Revised and Updated Edition?

A total of 5 reviews of this product on Reddit.

1 point


1st Aug 2020

>Swings and Get ups – Does that mean I can just focus on Swings and Get ups only and not worry about the Goblet Squats?

Personally, I’d get the S&S book (less than $10 on Kindle) and go by the program (even the warm-up), which has prying goblet squats in said warm-up. S&S is one of the most beginner friendly routines that will improve your fitness, and even works for experienced people. And for most people, especially those not familiar with kettlebells, it is strongly encouraged that people go by the routine, at least for a month or two to get a feel for it before they start modifying it.


2 points


13th Sep 2020

Amazon Kindle. Im in Aus and that’s how I bought it. You can be reading it in 5 minutes.


1 point


5th Jan 2021

Dear swole sister I commend you for your work in protecting those weaker than yourself from Broki’s plague.

For your Iron Worship at home, I would recommend Simple & Sinister by the swole demigod Pavel Tsatsouline as one of the simplest yet effective ways to maintain and even gain.

It requires only 1 or 2 simple bells of iron. Here is a great summary of the method: https://valkyriefunctionaltraining.com.au/simple-and-sinister/

Pavel himself has also written his own tome on his method if you wish to delve deeper: https://www.amazon.com/Kettlebell-Simple-Sinister-Revised-Updated-ebook/dp/B07ZQKWMKR

I wish you strength and good fortune in your journey.


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31st Dec 2020

Well, considering the OP is talking about S&S, I meant the S&S book: “Kettlebell Simple & Sinister” by Pavel Tsatsouline. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZQKWMKR/

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24th Dec 2020

> How do you assess if your lifts are what you’re hoping for? A multiple of bodyweight?

This depends on the individual. Some do a multiple of bodyweight, some do a nice, round number, and others have a test that they must score on. With no standards on what you’re striving for, this might help you with that: https://strengthlevel.com/strength-standards

Another method is pick a program that has a standard/goal and use that. For example, Pavel (who popularized r/kettlebell in the west) has a program called Simple & Sinister. Great book/program that I use off and on, but more so when traveling or pressed for time. The Simple (not easy) standard for men is 32kg 100 one arm swings in 5 minutes, and 32kg 10 Turkish getups in 10 minutes. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZQKWMKR/

> What about endurance?

Again, some have tests they must run, others pick arbitrary goals. Do you want to be a sprinter or distance runner? Etc. I’d see if you have a local r/running club or look up what the average 1, 5, 10 etc mile times for your age and gender are.