Kettlebells For Dummies

Kettlebells For Dummies

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by Sarah Lurie
     
 

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Get into the swing of kettlebells and benefit from an all-in-one cardio and strength workout

There's a reason why professional athletes and A-list celebrities are getting into shape with kettlebells — and now you can, too! Packed with step-by-step photos, this friendly guide gives you everything you need to use kettlebells to safely lose weight, boost

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Get into the swing of kettlebells and benefit from an all-in-one cardio and strength workout

There's a reason why professional athletes and A-list celebrities are getting into shape with kettlebells — and now you can, too! Packed with step-by-step photos, this friendly guide gives you everything you need to use kettlebells to safely lose weight, boost your metabolism, and become strong and lean.

  • Get the skinny on kettlebells — find out how a kettlebell workout is different from other fitness programs, the many ways in which your body will benefit from it, and the gear you need to get started

  • Shape up or ship out — get friendly advice on essential hip and spine alignment and on the breathing techniques you'll use in your workouts

  • Get into the swing of things — follow step-by-step instructions for getting the hang of fundamental kettlebell exercises

  • Master the moves — kick your kettlebell workouts up a notch with intermediate and advanced moves that will take your training to new heights

  • Take special note — equip yourself with special routines if you're a young adult, a baby boomer, a senior, pregnant, an athlete, losing a substantial amount of weight, or rehabbing from an injury

Open the book and find:

  • The origin of kettlebells, what they are, and how to use them

  • Essential safety considerations

  • Advice on picking the right size kettlebell

  • Where to buy kettlebells and which traits to look for

  • Tips on setting up a home gym

  • Warm-up and cool-down stretches

  • Photos that illustrate a wide range of exercises

  • Form correction for common errors

  • Workout routines for every level

Learn to:

  • Work all your muscle groups at once

  • Improve your strength, endurance, flexibility, agility, and body alignment

  • Burn fat, build lean muscle, and achieve core strength

  • Boost your metabolism and lose weight

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470769409
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/27/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
568,709
File size:
4 MB

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