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Getting Started with Kettlebells: How to Buy, Learn & Train

Getting Started with Kettlebells: How to Buy, Learn & Train
by Lauren Brooks  







Now that kettlebell training has become popular with fitness professionals, the mainstream population is finally catching on. Seven years ago, when I picked up my first kettlebell, it was rare to find anyone who even knew what a kettlebell was. I remember for years explaining it over and over to my friends, new clients, other personal trainers, and family members. People still referred to them as “cow bells” or “kettle balls.” Someone once asked me how my “cow balls” were doing. I have to admit I had a real hard time keeping a straight face.  


These days I’m happy to say I don’t have to explain what kettlebells are as frequently, and people are slowly starting to call them by the correct name. Unfortunately, like any fitness tool that becomes popular it tends to get very watered down. Fly by night kettlebell certifications are constantly popping up as well as new kettlebell brands, shapes, and sizes. Poorly designed, cheap kettlebells that come with a tutorial DVD equally as bad can be found all over major stores now. 


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Anonymous said…
Oh my goodness! an amazing article dude. Thanks Nevertheless I am experiencing subject with ur rss . Don't know why Unable to subscribe to it. Is there anybody getting an identical rss problem? Anybody who knows kindly respond. Thnkx
Anonymous said…
Hi Lauren, how many days per week would you recommend doing kettlebell workout and should I alternate with cardio, I am woman trying to lose weight and have a lean toned body.
Anonymous said…
Hi Lauren, I am a woman trying to lose weight and sculpt a lean body like yours, how many days per week would you recommend doing kettlebell workouts and is it necessary to alternate with cardio. I have been doing kettlebells 6 days per week for 3 weeks now. Can you guide me as to what my workout schedule should look like for maximum results. Thanks

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