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
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
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
Setting goals is step one in the journey to a healthy lifestyle. While experts have different opinions on if goals should be big or more achievable, most experts agree goal setting keeps you on track and motivated, no matter the obstacles that arise... Read more
The health and fitness world can sometimes feel like a puzzle of acronyms. From WOD and AMRAP to HIIT and LISS, you may feel like you need a dictionary to navigate your way through the gym or studio. We’re always on the lookout for new workout... Read more
Can I vent for a moment? It's been hard caring for my kids 24/7. Dad works a lot. My mom was a big help but she lives over 2k miles away now. The kids wear me down so much it's affecting my gym time and I'm stress eating. Mama needs a break!!... Read more
Can't work out today, my back is down right killing me. The pain radiants to my legs. Had this before when it happened I had to crawl to the bathroom...ugh!! So rest is what I am doing today.... 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
I found a DVD with Denise Austin doing a kettlebell workout. After watching it there is absolutely no way I would do her suggested moves with the kettlebell. First of all her form was absolutely horrible. She is lucky she has not hurt her back severe... Read more
So, Target has the contoured ones from Bob Harper on sale this week ($35). I got a 15 pounder and walking poles from new balance ($17) as my exercise equipment splurge. I was going to save them as rewards, but I'm so anxious to try them out, I'm go... Read more
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