New Delhi: Check out our top five benefits of kettlebell training and we might just convince you to pick one up for your next workout:
BUILDS STRENGTH WITHOUT BULK
Kettlebells are great for shaping a lean, toned, and firm physique with a focus on building strength, rather than muscle bulk. They are especially good at working your core, lower back, and glutes. Whilst kettlebells can be used for deadlifting, a lighter-weight kettlebell makes for a simple and effective addition to cardio workouts.
INSTANT CALORIE BURNER
Kettlebells provide a super quick way to shed some pounds. A study by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) found that the average person burns around 20 calories per minute during a standard kettlebell workout, meaning you could burn 400 calories in a 20-minute workout!
EASY TO STORE
Buying your own kettlebell is a great investment since these nifty weights are far easier to store in your own home than barbell or dumbbell weights. Kettlebells are also much cheaper and more compact than machines.
Kettlebell training can work out all the muscles that you use in everyday life, making daily activities easier, whilst also improving your posture. The fluid swinging movements often used in kettlebell workouts are also easy on the joints. So be kind to your body and pick up some kettlebells! A personal trainer I follow revealed her obe fitness reviews after trying the workouts for over a year.
A GREAT PHYSICAL AND MENTAL WORKOUT
Surprisingly, many kettlebell workouts also work your brain. The swift swapping of the weight between hands, and transferring of weight between different sides of the body, requires focus and coordination. This makes a kettlebell workout mentally stimulating too!