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
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
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
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
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m... Read more
I want to workout so bad today! I can barely breathe due to allergies. My body feels weak and I'm tired. I CAN'T STAND IT! Sitting at 600 calories, I don't even want to eat anymore today. Can't wait to get some allergy meds in me. I feel miserable.... Read more
I started kettlebells a few months ago and oh what a difference! I recommend the Iron Core series but there are other DVDs and instructors out there. Start with a light weight to avoid injury while learning proper technique. A good kettlebell workout... Read more
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
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
So I got in about 90 swings today. It was so fluid. I don't even feel like I'm working out until I get to 40 and then my legs start to feel a little jelly like. I used a lighter dumbbell to help me get through some sets so I was using 25 for about... Read more
I'm diggin' my 10 lb. kettlebells, just sharing some workouts I've tried and liked in case anyone is looking for ideas.
KettleToning (Blend of toning, yoga & kettlebells) by Tone It Up
I recorded this as 15 mins. yoga and 15 mins. kettlebell t... Read more
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