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Kettlebell Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kettlebell Training.

The Iron Truth about Kettlebell Training

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

9 Strategies to Burn More Calories During Exercise

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

7 Strength Training Excuses: Busted!

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

8 Reasons Why Your Workout Isn't Working

We all know how fantastic working out is for your health. But what happens when your workouts aren't delivering the results you want? Or you're not getting the results you think you should be getting? While any kind of physical activity is go...  Read more

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

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

Low Knee Impact Strength Training DVDs?
Updated 7/19/2014 2:47:27 PM

Hey guys, In the month of May I overdid it, haha. I was doing a Jillian Michaels DVD every day and my knees paid the price for it, especially because I ended up going clubbing and wrecking my joints with low-dropping in heels. I took it eas...  Read more

Weight Training ideas without weights?
Updated 7/21/2014 2:20:26 PM

Ugh. I'm wearing a splint on my wrist and am on a 10lb lifting restriction from my doctor. Frankly, lifting anything heavier than a water bottle hurts. Any ideas for workouts that I can do in the interim? I'm walking a few times a week but know...  Read more

Probably dumb strength training question
Updated 7/15/2014 3:21:33 PM

I ran out of time at the gym today so I had to skip my last two arm exercises: overhead press and horizontal row. I had already done squats, deadlifts, bench press and assisted pull ups. My next planned ST session is Thursday. Is it a good idea to do...  Read more

Half marathon training - eat more?
Updated 7/13/2014 7:35:17 PM

I am training for my first half marathon and have no idea how much additional I should eat on long run days. I usually eat around 1400 calories per day. I'm trying to maintain my weight now - my doctor said not to lose any more weight. I do a 55...  Read more

Half Marathon training - eat more?
Updated 7/13/2014 1:36:30 PM

I am training for my first half marathon and have no idea how much additional I should eat on long run days. I usually eat around 1400 calories per day. I'm trying to maintain my weight now - my doctor said not to lose any more weight. I do a 55...  Read more

Kettlebells

Has anyone tried the kettlebells, I've been doing the Jillian Michaels shred it with wts for kettlebell its amazing and fun I love it...  Read more

Resistance Training

Adding resistance training has definitely sped up my metabolism, and increased my weight loss...muscle burns more calories than fat!323...  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  Read more

We Tried It: What to Expect in a Kettlebell Class

I always try to stay on top of the latest fitness trends—not only because it helps me to answer questions from our members and keep our fitness content fresh, but also because I'm a bit of a fitness junky. I like to try new things so that m...  Read more

We Tried It: Paul Katami's Kettlebell Workout DVDs

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

Kettlebell Training

I finally have my kettlebell in a space with enough room to really use it, and it's been kicking my butt. I calculated 10 minutes of kettlebell training before doing it, and was shocked it said I'd be burning 200 calories! Just ten minutes burns that...  Read more

2012 Kettlebell Training Year in Review

Goodbye to 2012! The year saw 15,078 swings, 6078 snatches, and 249 Turkish get-ups completed in 39.1 hours. I had some goods and some bads in my kettlebell training for the year. First, the goods: 1. I was able to increase my training i...  Read more