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
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
I'm not a real mom, but I did play one once.
Some friends of mine, planning an overseas trip, asked me to stay with their boys while they were gone. Honored to be chosen-- especially after I heard that the boys, ages 12, 14, and 16, ha... 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
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
Broke my toe can't go to my exercise class too much high impact. Read that kettlebell workouts effectively burn calories. Started one yesterday. Will be on the lookout for others using kettlebells.... Read more
I am thinking of using a kettlebell program and I am wondering, what is a good weight to start with? I know the Kathy Smith program comes with a three and a five pound kettlebell but some have told me more. Any advice? Thank you.... Read more
So I ordered Zumba Exhilarate and the Kettlebell Kickboxing Scorcher series and I am impressed. I was sweating and feeling good, and like I burned a lot of calories. Any spinning, jump rope, kickboxing, or step dvds anyone would recommend? Also wonde... Read more
I do not have a heart rate monitor, but am planning to get one with a chest strap, because the one I thought was a hrm, does not calculate weight or calories burned. I know kettlebell training can burn a lot of calories, but I highly doubt that it bu... Read more
Although kettlebell training has been around for more than a century, they've only recently become mainstream fitness tools within the last few years. I get questions about kettlebells, requests for kettlebell videos, and queries about the b... Read more
Kettlebells continue to lead the way as one of the biggest fitness trends of 2011. Having participated in an eight week kettlebell class with a certified kettlebell instructor this past spring, it is now one of my favorite of all-time cross traini... Read more
Part of 5x5 with the 12 kg bell. I am following the program outlined by Steve Freides in his article, "The Party Line for Passing the RKC Snatch Test" (article here: www.dragondoor.com/articler/mode3/429/) L... Read more
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