What if there was a way you could undergo a 90 day body transformation naturally without starving yourself? Or resorting to drinking gross shakes that taste like cardboard to see results? People spend way too much money on nasty tasting shakes and fitness equipment that will collect dust or even break. That’s why I’ve made it my mission to help men get into better shape using kettlebells and proper nutrition. Making healthy food choices and getting the most out of exercising is the best way to lose weight quickly!
Beginning October 1st, 2020 the U.S. Army has transitioned from the previous Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) to the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT). Since 1980, the APFT was used to grade and score soldiers’ endurance and strength with 3 simple events; 2 minutes of push-ups, 2 minutes of sit-ups, and a two-mile run. Now, 40 years later, the ACFT expands this fitness test to 6 more complex events. Surprisingly, kettlebells are used in one of the new events while also recommended as a training tool for several others.
When you slide into a career without even realizing it, you may begin to feel completely stuck. If the career doesn’t feel like it’s for you or you acknowledge that it was more about following in your parent’s footsteps, then don’t worry. It’s not always the easiest choice but transitioning from one career to another is possible to do. In this article, we suggest a few things to bear in mind when attempting it.
If you have been working out for some time and not seeing the results you would like, you may start thinking about using supplements. Obviously, steroids are not an option because they are illegal in all professional settings and they come with a whole host of side effects. Your next best bet is SARMS. But what are SARMs, and why are many people claiming they are the best option for health-conscious bodybuilders?
In the beginning of August, the team at Cavemantraining kicked off a 28-Day challenge that tasked participants to complete sets of burpees and kettlebell swings. While people were free to choose their own specific number of reps, the suggested goal was performing 50 burpees and 100 kettlebell swings. For observers, some questioned the intensity of such a challenge assuming that such a low number of reps requires little effort. While it’s true that it typically took less than 10 minutes each day for all the participants, the challenge was anything but easy.
A kettlebell workout is excellent for improving your core strength and stability, building lean muscle, and many more reasons. However, did you know that by adding in resistance band training as a warm-up, you can work your muscles differently? You can also double the burn and continue to build lean muscle, all while increasing your range of motion and flexibility differently.
Over the years there’s been some debate as to whether there are any cardio benefits while performing kettlebell swings. That’s understandable as most of us relate cardio to exercises such as running, biking, and of course jumping jacks. Most definitions pertaining to cardiovascular exercise include any activity that raises your heart rate while using various muscle groups repetitively. The kettlebell swing absolutely uses a ton of different muscles but do they affect the heart significantly? That is the purpose of this whole experiment.
The burpee has become one of the best bodyweight exercises to couple with a kettlebell exercise for achieving quick results. Do you want to target cardio, strength, endurance, and more? Simply choose a kettlebell exercise that focuses on vertical movement to pair with the burpee. Last year, I wrote about such a workout designed by Cavemantraining that incorporated a burpee with alternating dead snatches. It sounds simple but is extremely demanding and hence the reason I said it was one of 3 kettlebell workouts I love to hate.
Many studies and researchers conclude that exercising while pregnant is not only safe but also recommended. According to the American Pregnancy Association, some benefits include increased energy, improved posture and mood, and even better sleep. However, when it comes to using kettlebells during pregnancy, there isn’t a whole lot of information to glean from. Therefore, it’s only natural to worry about the risks to both baby and mom especially when weights are used.
There are no shortcuts when it comes to your dream body. You need discipline, hard work, and a proper diet. Nobody said that when it’s difficult, it’s impossible. You can make it happen. A little boost is all you need. When it comes to training, it’s not just about going for a run or doing some high-intensity workout. Most bodybuilders try to achieve results by “pump”.
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