What are Kettlebells?
Let me introduce you to the kettlebell. A bowling ball with a handle attached to it. Small compact can be used in a limited amount of space.
Benefits of Kettlebell Training
- Improve your quality of life
- Burn fat
- Major calorie burning
- Reshape your body
- Increase your strength
- Relieve stress
- Increase your metabolism
The "Afterburn" or EPOC (excessive post-exercise oxygen consumption) is another great reason why kettlebells are so effective for fat loss. Certain intensive exercise, like kettlebell training, that drives your body into the anaerobic zone with create "Afterburn" or EPOC. Following a kettlebell session the body has to work hard to return itself back to equilibrium: re-oxygenation of tissues, clearance of lactic acid, glycogen refuelling etc. This process demands energy and this energy comes from, you guessed it, your fat stores. So unlike other forms of exercise you will actually be burning calories after your workout, and for up to 24 hours too.
Why Kettlegirls Kettlebell Training?
- Major calorie burning (In a recent study conducted by the highly respected American Council on Exercise, participants burned approximately 20 calories per minute-that's 1,200 calories per hour.)
- Big results by spending less time in the gym. “Because kettlebell training involves multiple muscle groups and energy systems at once.”
- Increased strength without increase of mass. Kettlebell exercisers are lean and toned, not bulky—a benefit that appeals to most women!