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
I love my kettlebell!
Does anyone have any favorite kettlebell exercises they wish to share?
My personal favorite is the one-arm swing. You do the swing like you would with both arms (swing the bell between your legs), then come up, switch... Read more
Has anyone done a kettlebell routine? I'm unsure what weight I should start with. At the moment I use 8lb dumbbells when I do a weight/cardio routine. I just don't want to start off with a kettlebell that is too light or too heavy.... 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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