Kettlebells have been around for hundreds of years but have seen rapid international growth over the last decade. It is no wonder that kettlebells have become so popular across the world: They provide an effective and inexpensive tool for improving mobility; promote fat loss; increase endurance, strength, and power; and enhance sport performance.
Kettlebell Training, Second Edition, is an easy-to-use, no-nonsense guide that will get you started on setting goals, assessing your fitness level, and selecting exercises. You’ll learn how to exercise safely and efficiently to maximize results with 69 kettlebell programs—from beginner to advanced—for mobility, fat loss, endurance, strength, power, and sport performance. The nearly 100 exercises are accompanied by step-by-step instructions, detailed photo sequences, and training tips—instantly accessible and perfect for at home or in the gym. Also included are information about common errors and error corrections as well as sport-specific cross-training programs.
In the second edition, renowned kettlebell expert and certified strength and conditioning expert Steve Cotter provides insight into the history and value of kettlebell training. He examines the world of kettlebell sport in an interview with kettlebell sport world champion Denis Vasilev and devotes a chapter to kettlebell competition. In addition, the second edition will help you to better understand the lifestyle of kettlebell training, demonstrating how kettlebells fit into overall fitness, health, and well-being.
More than exercises, Kettlebell Training contains proven programs that will produce results. Whether you are training for performance, appearance, or general fitness, Kettlebell Training has the exercises, programs, and advice you need for the results you want. It’s a complete guide that you’ll turn to again and again.