Kettelbells have been around for ages, and were used to build upper body strength as far back as the 1700s. Kettlebells have gained renewed popularity in recent years with the rise of Crossfit, interval training, and core strength development.
The equipment, and time required, is minimal and the results are definitely worth the effort. Here’s some tips for kettlebell beginners, and the top three workouts you can do at home.
Control Your Swings
One of the more frustrating experiences, that you’ll definitely want to avoid, is banging your shin with a moving ball of iron. Focus on control over speed until you feel more comfortable with the movements of each exercise.
Use The Right Weight For You
You’ll want to progressively increase the weight you’re using over time, but you shouldn’t try to impress anyone your first few times. Most kettlebell workouts are a combination of strength and endurance, so you’ll need to be honest with your choice of weight.
Can you move a ten pound kettlebell over your head with ease? Probably.
Can you do it thirty times, without reaching fatigue or hitting yourself in the head if you’ve never tried a kettlebell workout? Probably not.
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Kettlebell Workouts You Should Try
15 Minute Begginner Workout
10 Minute Whole Body Workout
20 Minute Whole Body Workout
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