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Old 01-29-2013, 02:04 PM   #1
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Kettlebells, I'm a believer!

So I have been doing the Kettlewekx kettlebell routine now for 4 weeks! Today I switched it up and went back to the Bowflex cuz I wasn't sure how much I was benefiting in leg strength department. Make no mistake I could feel it in my legs but just not that intense burn of a super workout or a hard ride.

Well, I keep notes of how much weight for each exercise and mentally you know how it feels when you hit that routine. It's been A LONG time since I have done a Bowflex leg wourkout so I backed down the weight from were I last left off.

To my amazement I blew through them with ease and was back to the weight I left of with after only a few reps. I think the true benefit I have realized from the Kettlebells how easy I blew through the routine I struggled with. For example, Lunges and squats are tough for me! Today with the same weight I was able to blow through the sets easily enough I considered more weight but opted to just keep the good form!

Anyway, I'm VERY happy with the results from the kettlebells!


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I've got to check out this kettlebell stuff. Rola, you and several other people I know are doing it and everyone has good things to say about it.


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Yeah kettlebells are no joke.
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I just love the total workout every time you use them. I'm not even swinging that much weight right now either!
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I still feel it days after when I use them. Full body with range of motion = win.
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So I have been doing the Kettlewekx kettlebell routine now for 4 weeks! Today I switched it up and went back to the Bowflex cuz I wasn't sure how much I was benefiting in leg strength department. Make no mistake I could feel it in my legs but just not that intense burn of a super workout or a hard ride.

Well, I keep notes of how much weight for each exercise and mentally you know how it feels when you hit that routine. It's been A LONG time since I have done a Bowflex leg wourkout so I backed down the weight from were I last left off.

To my amazement I blew through them with ease and was back to the weight I left of with after only a few reps. I think the true benefit I have realized from the Kettlebells how easy I blew through the routine I struggled with. For example, Lunges and squats are tough for me! Today with the same weight I was able to blow through the sets easily enough I considered more weight but opted to just keep the good form!

Anyway, I'm VERY happy with the results from the kettlebells!
Rola how much weight are you using?
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Old 01-29-2013, 03:38 PM   #7
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What lb of Kettle Bell are you using with the Kettleworx ?

Also what version do you have.

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Bells are a ton of fun to use!
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How heavy a bell should someone use to start out?
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:43 PM   #10
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Kettlebells, better than EPO...


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