Browsing articles tagged with " kettlebells"
Nov
5
2012

Is kettlebell training for you?

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A kettlebell is a cast-iron weight that resembles a cannonball with a handle. The unique way the weight is distributed allows for momentum and many total-body dynamic exercises. Total-body dynamic exercises have been shown to burn the most calories during and after a workout session. Kettlebells are nothing new. In the 1700s, kettlebells were used [...]

Oct
13
2012

Two mistakes women make at the gym

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No strength training The biggest mistake women can make in the gym is avoiding strength training. While the treadmill and spinning bikes get consistent use, the barbell and dumbbells are often neglected. As a trainer, I've noticed many women gravitate toward the 3-pound dumbbells for 15-25 repetitions. Most studies have found the average women's handbag [...]