Like many other kettlebell exercises, the goblet squat scales nicely depending on the weight you choose. Selecting a heavier weight is great for building strength and power in your glutes and calves. Those who decide to go with a lighter weight will benefit from increased mobility and balance. After a few sets, you should start to feel the burn in your knees and legs.
We love the Kettlebell Stack 52 cards because of how basic yet effective they can be for kettlebell exercises. First, a visual representation of the exercise is displayed. Furthermore, each card contains a brief set of instructions. Finally, a QR code is included that links to a video demonstration.
Most people are only aware of the obvious benefits that kettlebell training can provide. Strength and building muscles to be precise. However, many kettlebell exercises also force you to keep your balance. The off-center gravity of a kettlebell also works wonders for balancing purposes when it is in motion.
Watching the video, you can easily see how performing the Russian Kettlebell Swing incorrectly can lead to back pain. By over-extending the swing and not keeping your back straight or rigid, you’re putting more pressure on your lower back instead of having it evenly distributed. It’s an easy mistake to make because a lot of tutorials and videos assume people will imitate the swing motions as shown.
It really is as simple as walking around with a kettlebell. Don’t expect to get buff from doing that alone, but it is a great way to familiarize yourself with a kettlebell. Recently, I’ve been seeing a lot of videos for another simple exercise that involves walking with the kettlebell. It’s called the Bottoms Up.
As thrilled as I am to learn that the army will be using kettlebells for training purposes, Major Montcalm does have a valid point. If the kettlebells are solely used to simulate carrying weight, that is a missed opportunity.
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