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Kettlebell Swings Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kettlebell Swings.

The Iron Truth about Kettlebell Training

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

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

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

9 Strategies to Burn More Calories During Exercise

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

Embrace Your Inner Child to Get in Shape

Ever notice how you can’t spell "workout" without the word "work?" Most of us view work as something we have to do, not necessarily something that we want to do. It's the opposite of leisure and the killer of fun. We all...  Read more

7 Strength Training Excuses: Busted!

Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki...  Read more

Does FitBit Track Kettlebell Swings???
Updated 3/23/2014 3:51:21 PM

I'm totally confused on how to track my kettlebell workouts (which I haven't done many of for awhile) using the Fitbit. This dilemma's really irritating. More on this tomorrow. Thanks for any good feedback! HAPPY SPRING!!!!! MsBootca...  Read more

Today: Did 17 Minutes of Kettlebell Swings!
Updated 3/25/2014 7:15:02 PM

I love my kettlebells. Today I did 17 minutes of one-arm swings and switch-offs (from hand to hand). This kettlebell is 20 lbs. It's been my heaviest bell for about 2 years. I'm ready to move up, maybe to 30 lbs....  Read more

Kettlebells
Updated 1/18/2014 1:33:09 PM

Broke my toe can't go to my exercise class too much high impact. Read that kettlebell workouts effectively burn calories. Started one yesterday. Will be on the lookout for others using kettlebells....  Read more

Kettlebell question
Updated 1/19/2014 12:39:30 PM

I am thinking of using a kettlebell program and I am wondering, what is a good weight to start with? I know the Kathy Smith program comes with a three and a five pound kettlebell but some have told me more. Any advice? Thank you....  Read more

Kathy Smith kettlebell
Updated 1/3/2014 12:38:30 PM

Hi! Does anyone do the Kathy Smith kettlebell DVD. Love it but not sure how to track it in SparkPeople fitness tracker. Do I count the warm-up and how do I figure out the calories burned....  Read more

Kettlebells

Has anyone tried the kettlebells, I've been doing the Jillian Michaels shred it with wts for kettlebell its amazing and fun I love it...  Read more

Resistance Training

Adding resistance training has definitely sped up my metabolism, and increased my weight loss...muscle burns more calories than fat!323...  Read more

The Darker Side of SparkPeople

For those of us who are different. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of THE DARK SIDE. If you like swinging from the stars, howling at the moon and crawling under rocks at dawn...Join us! ...  Read more

My 7 Favorite Kettlebell Exercises

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

6 Kettlebell Workout Routines

Just like fashion trends come and go, same can be said about workout trends. Hundreds of years ago Russian bodybuilders were using cannonball-like equipment for strength training. Little did they know then that their workouts would be turned into cla...  Read more

Started Kettlebell Swings

In a brief digression from my normal blog posts, I wanted to talk a bit about my exercise routine. Very briefly. Probably the shortest post I've ever written or ever will write. I'll be back to my normal verbose self tomorrow. ...  Read more

Rehab Day 30: The Return of HIIT Kettlebell Swings

I made my first foray back into HIIT (high intensity interval training) kettlebell swing protocols this morning. It is not much. I swing for 15 seconds, rest for 15 seconds. In 3 minutes I can do 60 swings (6 x 10). It is harder than it sounds. ...  Read more