Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
For shoulders and arms, few gym machines are more effective than the Overhead Press. It works the deltoid muscles, or the sides of your shoulders, which are good for lifting boxes from shelves or picking up a small child. If you’ve never used t... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain.
Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo... Read more
Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart... Read more
as the most, i was doing kettlebell 2-3 times a week but i'm told it is not gonna work as fast as walking,running or jogging.I walk everyday, but can't run too long yet,I'm a loner type of person i like by myself workouts.... Read more
less productive weight sessions. I do kettlebells, even if i don't do cardio some days, even few mins is killing u the next few days, because it works ur muscle groups not only certain muscles. you burn 20.2 cal a minute kettlebell swing.... Read more
I started with kettlebells a few years ago and got mine through Dragondoor.com. My sister recently bought a 15lb one at Walmart.com (Gold's Gym kettlebell) for about $25 and she loves it. I will be getting her the 25lb one for $40 for her birthday. I... Read more
Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou... Read more
If you haven't been in a gym recently you may be surprised to see trainers and fitness enthusiasts incorporating many new gadgets into their workout routines to help keep their training fresh and challenging. Having covered kettlebells, BOSU trai... Read more
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