Kettlebells are essential for any functional training programme. These conditioning tools are ideal for developing muscular endurance, increasing cardiovascular fitness, increasing core strength and improving posture/balance.
The weight of a kettlebell hangs a few inches below its handle, meaning you have to work continuously to control the kettlebells shifting centre of gravity as you move it around. Everything from your grip to your core has to work harder than if you were using a dumbbell, and this extra muscle activity results in more calories being burnt and increased fat loss.
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Q. What do kettlebells do to your body?
A. Training using kettlebells build strength and stability while giving your entire body a workout in the process. A massive benefit of restore movement to help decrease pain. Kettlebell exercises reveal and fix misalignments and weaknesses in the body, relieving you of muscle stiffness and joint pain. When performing exercises with a kettlebell, you are working multiple muscles simultaneously increasing calorie burn, raising your metabolic rate and challenging your cardio.
Q. Can you lose weight with kettlebells?
A. Using kettlebells will definitely help you lose weight, in fact kettlebell training will produce an after-burn effect that leads to further calorie burn for up to 24 hours. Kettlebell exercises are great for an intense full-body workout to build strength and muscle tone, burn calories and lose weight, including belly fat. Purchase any of our kettlebells and we can design you a bespoke kettlebell workout in order to achieve your weight loss goal.
Q. Is it okay to do kettlebells every day?
A. Yes, you can use kettlebells daily as long as you are using the kettlebells safely and using the correct weight. Make sure you are listening to your body and if you are suffering from any discomfort then definitely stop what you are doing and seek medical advice. During your complimentary PT session with our Total Tone Trainers, they will talk you through how to safely use the kettlebell.
Q. Are kettlebells better than dumbbells?
A. What makes kettlebells so amazing is that you can get all the strength benefits of a dumbbell along with the metabolic conditioning that enables fat loss. Kettlebells and dumbbells can be used interchangeably for some exercises, such as bicep curls, squats or shoulder press. If you are looking for the best tool to increase power endurance, aids fat loss and builds strength then the kettlebell is for you.
Q. Will kettlebell swings burn belly fat?
A. Yes, yes and yes, kettlebell swings work your abs without even realizing it. With every swing, your core muscles are working hard to maintain your balance and generate force. Rather than having to do boring sit-ups or crunches to target your belly, you can incorporate a mixture of kettlebell swings, deadlifts, snatches to burn belly fat and tone up.
Q. What part of the body does kettlebell swings work?
A. The kettlebell swing works 600 muscles in your body including the glutes, hamstrings, lats, abs, shoulders, pecs. Your grip will also improve due to the variety of ways for both grip endurance and also brute grip strength. The kettlebell swing is a simple and fast way to incorporate a very athletic movement into a routine safely while burning a ton of calories.