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Kettlebell Swings Facts:
Kettlebell swings are one of the most versatile and effective exercises when it comes to developing a strong physique.
As you swing the kettlebell, it creates a force that demands full-body involvement and constantly engages the core – all with very little impact on the joints.
Here are the top 10 things you may never have known about kettlebell swings and its benefits: Continue reading…
If you are looking for an all-in-one exercise, you should consider kettlebell training. This exercise has a number of impressive benefits, including: increased core stability, strength, flexibility, and accelerated fat loss.
Discover why kettlebell training is the perfect way to gain strength, improve cardio health, recover after an injury, and prevent future injuries.
Kettlebell training is performed with a round cast-iron weight. Originating in Russia, kettlebells come in a variety of sizes, and are equipped with a handle. There is a minimum investment of equipment involved. Continue reading…
Kettlebell Exercises: Best Fat-Burning Workout?
You may have always associated lifting weights with gaining muscle. However, kettlebell exercises are some of the best fat-burning workouts available.
Unlike traditional weight training, there is no support provided by a bench or a machine. This can fatigue your body in a shorter amount of time, and provide an intense workout in twenty to thirty minutes.
Here are some kettlebell exercises that will help you shed calories. Remember to learn and practice correct form and safety procedures. Continue reading…
Kettlebell Workout Routines To Increase Lean Muscle Mass
Kettlebells are now becoming an increasingly popular way to burn fat and gain strength.
While there are a number of kettlebell movements and exercises available, you can plan a variety of workout routines around a few of the most basic moves.
Here are a few routines that will help you increase your lean muscle mass. Continue reading…
Are kettlebell workouts for women?
While kettlebell exercises have long been associated with men, many women are now beginning to take notice of this highly effective workout. Kettlebell training can improve strength, raise your metabolism, and burn up to 20 calories a minute, making it a powerful fat-burning activity.
If you would like to increase your lean muscle and lose fat, then incorporate these kettlebell workouts for women into your workout routine. Continue reading…
Kettlebell Snatch Exercise
If you’ve started kettlebell training and have mastered some of the more basic exercises, such as the swing, it’s time to increase your repertoire by adding the kettlebell snatch. This exercise really engages the core muscles, builds endurance and stamina, and can easily be incorporated into circuit or interval training. Discover how to perform this exercise correctly for maximum benefits.
To start, make sure you are using an appropriate-size weight. Working with too heavy of a weight can lead to back injuries. Start with an 8-10 pound weight if you are female, and a 16-20 pound weight if you are male.
The snatch starts by swinging the kettlebell up from the starting position on the floor, pushing it over your head, and then ‘punching’ the kettlebell into the air, so it gets positioned behind your wrist. Slowly swing the kettlebell behind your wrist without banging your forearm. Continue reading…
Kettlebell Workout Anyone?
Looking for a total body workout? Kettlebell exercises are extremely effective at reducing body fat, improving cardiovascular fitness, and improving functional strength. Learn how kettle bells can replace multiple exercises and provide a complete workout.
Unlike traditional weight training, kettlebells workout the entire body, rather than isolated muscle groups. Muscles worked include: quadriceps, hips, shoulders and hamstrings. Most of these exercises employ full-body movements similar to real life activities, such as picking something off the floor and placing it on a raised surface. Continue reading…
Incorporating Kettlebell Workouts
Is it time to change your workout? Try incorporating kettlebells into your routine for noticeable results. Many fitness experts can tell you that training with kettlebells will not only help you burn fat and lose weight, but will also help you gain muscle. Discover how to do simple weight workouts with kettlebells instead of free weights or machines.
Kettlebells are round weights with a handle attached to them, similar to a heavy bowling ball. They can range in weight from just a few pounds to over one hundred. The ten-twenty pound range is a good one to start with. Because kettlebells are used in a swinging motion, they work multiple muscle groups at once, as opposed to dumb bells or free weights, which usually target isolated muscles. They combine both a cardiovascular and a strength workout in one. Continue reading…
Kettlebell Workout DVD Reviews
Are you looking for ways to learn kettlebell workouts and exercises? If you need an easy way to get started, then working out with a kettlebell workout DVD will help you perform these exercises successfully and safely. Here is an overview of the best workout DVDs currently available.
Before you purchase a DVD, it’s a good idea to get started with the right equipment. A kettlebell is a round weight with a handle at the top, giving it a bell shape. The kettlebells come in a variety of weights from as little as 3 pounds up to 25 and above. As a beginner, you’ll want to start with a lower weight of 5-15 pounds. Continue reading…