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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It’s Official Kettlebell Workouts Produce Superior Results

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Russian Kettlebells are amazing! Kettlebell workouts are the answer to creating, maintaining and transforming the human body into a fitness machine at home without the need for having an expensive club membership. With kettlebells you can develop superior fitness fast. So what benefits does kettlebell training have for the average woman or man? The kettlebell trains the body to work as a whole and as a result creates true ‘functional’ strength and endurance. Kettlebell training can be a great way to lose weight, tone up those soft […]

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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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Kettlebells And Chiropractic A Winning Combination

After 14 years as a successful chiropractor I have finally discovered what I believe to be a good implement for improving the back-strength and overall health of my patients. That implement is the kettlebell something I had never heard of until two years ago. I have to admit that initially they intimidated me, until I necessity them for my own injury. The Doctor Becomes a Patient Growing up I was always terribly sporting in high school and college. I lettered in volleyball, softball, and basketball, and I […]

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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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Weight Lifting – What Every Beginner Should Know

Here are a few things that beginners should know about weight lifting. First you put good strain on your joints as well as your bones when you lift weights. This strengthens your bones. Strong bones protect our bodies against breakage and osteoporosis. Another important point about weight lifting is that as your muscles increase in size your body becomes more shapely and firm – more attractive. Weight lifting also helps you more vigorously perform your aerobic exercise, which in turn will increase your cardiovascular endurance and help […]

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The Benefits of Learning Proper Weight Lifting Techniques

Weight lifting is an excellent sport to enter into seriously or have as a hobby to keep your body in top shape. Whether you choose to participate in competitive weight lifting or only do a few repetitions using light weights with your exercise program, you should learn the proper weight lifting techniques to keep your from injury. Many individuals are afraid to begin a weight lifting program simply because the tools and techniques may seem foreign. Fear notlearn the proper techniques and reap the benefits of 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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Kettlebells, Martial Arts, Flexibility, and Russian Training Techniques

Russian martial arts flexibility and strength training techniques such as kettlebells have been available to Western Special Forces for many years from Russian masters of martial arts. Russian territory reaches from the west through middle Asia to China, and they have the benefit of the best of self defence and aggressive techniques from all of these territories within their armed forces. Both before and after the destruction of the communist ways in parts of the USSR, Russian fitness experts crossed to Europe to provide us with the […]

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Weight Lifting Programs for Beginners

Weight lifting is a sport to test the strength and resistance apart this it is a method to improve the resistance and size of the muscles. A weight lifting program for beginners involve the application of various equipment to improve the targeted muscle groups. The type of equipment used are dumbbells, weighted bars, weight stacks and kettlebells although, the weight lifting is totally different from body building and weight training thus it form a vital component of any well rounded fitness routine. Weight lifting is not a […]

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