What is this thing?
A kettlebell (or Girya in Russian) looks like a flat bottomed metal ball with a handle on it. It is an excellent tool for total body strength and conditioning. It’s unique design makeit an extremely versatile device that can be used to train every muscle in the body.
Who is it for?
Kettlebells come in all shapes and sizes, and can be used by ANYONE! Young or old, in shape or out of shape, professional athlete, amateur athlete, moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas…everyone can use kettlebells and get in shape!
What makes it good?
One look at a kettlebell and you know the thing is basically indestructible. Since it will last forever, it is basically a gym membership for life! With the right kettlebell workout, you will be unstoppable! Forget about continually shelling dough month in and month out!
What do I do with it?
The short answer is, A LOT!
Swing, snatch, push, clean, jerk, squat, and more! There are a lot of exercises that can be done with a kettlebell. Due to the shape of the kettlebell, it lends itself to full-body functional movements that occur in real life or in sport. These functional movements can make anyone stronger and better conditioned, whether you are someone looking to get in shape or a professional athlete.
How do I get started?
Check out the Kettlebells for Beginners guide.