All posts tagged: Kettlebells

See us at BodyPower Expo

If you are planning to visit this year’s BodyPower Expo at the NEC Birmingham, 16th to 18th June, then come along and see us on Stand K81. You will be able to see and buy many of the new and established strength and conditioning titles that have made Human Kinetics the leading publisher in the field. You will also have the chance to meet some of our authors including Caroline Pearce, Brad Schoenfeld, Martin McKenzie and Jim Stoppani Find out more

Kettlebells reinvented as the trendiest new fitness tool

After being used consistently by the Russian military for over 200 years, the Kettlebell has shrugged off its iron curtain image and reinvented itself as the trendiest new fitness tool. Looking like cannonballs with handles, celebrities love them and it’s not just macho types like Sylvester Stallone and Matthew McConaughey either. The likes of Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Aniston and Geri Halliwell are all fans and even Premier League giants Chelsea and Liverpool have incorporated them into their training regimes So what is the difference between exercising with a kettlebell and lifting barbells or free weights?