I’m a little obsessive compulsive. When I get my mind on something, it just doesn’t go away until, well, I get my mind on something else. But, lately I’ve had my mind on these …
Kettlebells resemble cannonballs or bowling balls with handles. They’ve been around for centuries as a Russian training tool and have made a comeback in the fitness field.
They provide a full body workout combining cardio, strength training, flexibility and core conditioning all in one. An explosive, controlled lift requires use of all your muscles… all the while burning lots of calories. Because the workouts are intense, you can save lots of time in the gym with shorter workouts. It’s also supposed to be wicked fun to boot.
Here’s a sample of basic kettlebell moves:
Because I’m a freak, I love to put myself through grueling workouts… so the more I read and see about these “toys” the more interested I become. I’ve been reading about kettlebells for a year or so. Lately these babies have been calling my name, but before I invest in any (they’re a bit pricey) I’d like to hear if any of you have done kettlebell training. If so, I’d love to hear your opinion?