WHAT IS A KETTLEBELL?

A kettlebell is probably one of the best, most versatile and effective exercise equipment you can use. It is basically just a cast iron ball with a hoop-shaped handle attached on top — just like a kettle. Kettlebells differ from the usual dumbbells in that their weight is not distributed evenly when you hold one, thus creating the need to actively counterbalance and stabilize during your workout which actually helps develop core strength.

It is basically just a cast iron ball with a hoop-shaped handle attached on top — just like a kettle. Kettlebells differ from the usual dumbbells in that their weight is not distributed evenly when you hold one, thus creating the need to actively counterbalance and stabilize during your workout which actually helps develop core strength.

Exercising with kettlebells targets all of the major muscle groups as well as the stabilizing muscles delivering a full-body workout in a very efficient manner. Working out with a kettlebell also gets your heart pumping which means getting aerobic and metabolic benefits.
Kettlebells are great for women, no matter your body shape.  For overweight women, it helps melt fat by burning massive amounts of calories. For skinny women, using a kettlebell can help add tone and develop muscle mass. Most women typically start at 18-pounds, but women in their 60’s would typically use a 13-pound kettlebell. With regular

For women working on their weight; it helps melt fat by burning massive amounts of calories. For women working on their fitness only;  using a kettlebell can help add tone and develop muscle mass. Most women typically start at 18-pounds, but women in their 60’s would typically use a 13-pound kettlebell.

With regular use, it’s not unheard of for women to work their strength up all the way to using a 26-pound one.

A kettlebell is an amazing tool to achieve your ideal body no matter where you’re starting from.

Its portability means that you can take it and store it anywhere and inspire you to workout anytime. Best of all, the intensity and power involved when working out with kettlebells makes them a whole lot of fun and thus keeping you motivated.

We love our kettlebells! Have a look at how we use them in class.

March 24, 2017
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