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Would you like a simple way to cut fat? Enter 300

Aaron Ellis swinging a kettlebll

Would you like a simple way to cut fat? If so, then gather round and also allow me to tell you a tale, it will do you good. It is concerning the kettlebell swing, and particularly, concerning doing 300 kettlebell swings each day, day-to-day, and without exception. Carrying out swings (2 hands or one hand, it matters not) daily, intermittently, and also to the grand total amount of three hundred offers a couple useful functions. Mainly it provides a kind of metabolic resistance training “on-the-go,” to feed […]

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Why The Hard-Style Swing?

What is a Hardstyle Kettlebell Swing? Within Martial Arts, there are styles categorised as Soft Styles and Hard Styles. Soft Styles emphasise relaxation and looseness while the Hard Styles emphasise high tension. If the description stopped there you might walk away with the idea that tension tells the story. But the relaxation part is just as important! The focus of the hardstyle swing is to generate as much tension as possible in the entire body using techniques used by gymnasts, powerlifters and karate practitioners at the top […]

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What size Kettlebells should I be using?

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Kettlebells – Selecting The Right Weight What size Kettlebells should I be using? They come in many shapes and sizes but that wasn’t always the way. When kettlebells re-emerged from hiding in 2001 popularized by Pavel Tsatsouline the only weights available were 16kg, 24kg and 32kg. These were the traditional sizes used in Russia and the kettlebell was measured in ‘poods’ 1 pood was 16kg, 1.5 poods 24kg & 2 poods 32kg. The Russian way of thinking was that if you are a boy use 16kgs, a […]

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Choosing the Right Weight Lifting Equipment for You

When you decide to engage in a training program at home, it’s wise and practical to identify what is the right weight lifting equipment for you. Do not just buy anything without prior planning because buying in impulse is not really recommended.. The first thing that you need to do is to identify why you want to train. Do you want to lose weight or gain weight? Or is it for improving your strength and endurance? Or just to tone your muscles? After identifying your purpose, look […]

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Weight Lifting Is a Multi Purpose Exercise

Weight lifting in addition to developing muscle mass actually assists the human body in burning fat. For every pound of muscle you have, you will burn 35-50 calories a day. This is why you may notice that those who lift weights regularly seem to eat more, their bodies are constantly burning fat and they need to replenish the calories that are necessary to feed cells. Building muscles by lifting weights will help you passively burn calories. Lifting weights is a great way to work out, increase your […]

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The Power of Stretching

Your muscles ache from a good stretch. This is quite normal and is part of the process. Stretching has seemingly been with us and particular with athletes since the beginning of time. A very key point to good stretching is to hold the stretch for at least seventeen seconds. This is a pearl of wisdom gleaned from a ballet teacher a few years back. She said that any stretch under 17 seconds was just not effective. The 17 second rule is exceeded in the high intensity Bikram’s […]

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