Instagram fitness enthusiast Mac Bain has created a kettlebell workout that elegantly incorporates lunges and lifts. As you’ll see in the video, lunges are performed in all 4 cardinal directions. If you look at each exercise independently you may think, what’s the big deal? They seem easy enough. However, when chained together in a kettlebell flow style, each exercise becomes a test in concentration and endurance.
The kettlebell windmill, which generally refers to the high variant, involves raising the kettlebell overhead as high as you can. Keeping your arm extended upward, you then bend at the hips to touch your toes with your free hand. Compare that to the kettlebell low windmill which essentially switches what hand holds the kettlebell. Both are great exercises but the high windmill is obviously more difficult.
While this new smart kettlebell by Jaxjox doesn’t have a voice assistant, its bells and whistles sure do impress. A promotional video on the Jaxjox website showcases this kettlebell as if it were a high-end automobile. In fact, one of the taglines in the video, 12-42 pounds in 3 seconds, feels like a bragging statistic from the often used 0-60 in X seconds. I have to give credit where it is due and say that is pretty amazing.
It’s the new year and many people have decided to live a healthier lifestyle by following a new year’s resolution. Perhaps it’s cliché, but with the holiday stress in the rearview mirror, it makes sense to start working towards personal goals. There are no more excuses for finding the time to work on self-improvement. It’s […]
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