New Kettlebells Class Thursdays 6.00pm - 7.00pm
There are over 20 kettlebells at the class covering a wide range of weights to cater for almost anyone, however you'll need to be able to squat properly (will be taught technique). Class is taught by Bristol Boxing Gym coach Henry Roy a certified kettlebell instructor. Bring your own water bottle and towel and suitable clothing that will not resrict movement is a must.
There are many benefits to kettlebell exercises, whether you are just beginning a fitness program or you are an advanced athlete:
Every kettlebell exercise demands activation of your core musculature. This includes your abdominals, hips, gluteals and back. Developing a strong and active core is critical in preventing injuries, ensuring the long-term health of your spine, and teaching your body to move more efficiently.
High-repetition kettlebell exercises, such as swings and their variations, really get your heart rate up and push the limits of your cardiovascular endurance.
Kettlebell exercises push your muscles, especially those in your core, to keep working repeatedly for long periods of time. This builds muscular endurance, which helps maintain posture and form in your workouts as well as throughout everyday life. Good posture prevents injuries, unhealthy muscle tension, and other aches and pains.
Stronger Muscles and Bones
The resistance of kettlebell training builds stronger muscles, and because kettlebell exercises involve weight bearing, they also strengthen bones.
Kettlebell training burns calories by elevating the heart rate and challenging many major muscle groups at once. This makes it an excellent workout method for weight loss. Furthermore, kettlebell exercises are extremely efficient at building lean muscle mass, which elevates the metabolism and helps maintain a healthy body weight long term.
Adaptability to Different Goals
Kettlebell training includes many forms of exercise and limitless program design possibilities. This means that kettlebell training is effective for achieving many goals. Someone wanting to "bulk up" and add significant muscle mass can benefit from kettlebells just as much as someone hoping to tone muscles, build cardio endurance and slim down.
Article created on Wednesday, 05 September 2012 13:20