Dynamic Stretching with Kettlebells

Dynamic stretching is a form of stretching that is perfect to add to your kettlebell workouts. It consists of gentle, rhythmic movements that are performed in continuous succession. It will warm up your muscles and prepare them for exercise, was well as helping you move more freely and with greater range of motion. Here’s aContinue reading “Dynamic Stretching with Kettlebells”

Kettlebell Bootcamp Workout

Kettlebell boot camp workouts are particularly beneficial because they simultaneously work the muscles and the cardiovascular system, making them a great choice if you’re looking to lose weight or improve your overall fitness level.  In just 30 minutes, you can achieve results that would take hours at a typical gym: # Kettlebell Bootcamp Workout 1Continue reading “Kettlebell Bootcamp Workout”

Workout Plan from Chris Hemsworth’s Personal Trainer

Chris Hemsworth is one of the most popular actors today, and he gets into jaw-dropping physical condition for his roles in movies like Thor and The Avengers. I recently stumbled across a pretty interesting interview with his personal trainer, and thought I would share a few take-aways, since I know adding strength is a bigContinue reading “Workout Plan from Chris Hemsworth’s Personal Trainer”

Alan’s Kettlebell Complex: Sample Personalized Workout

Question: If I went through YOUR current (or past) kettlebell routine, could you tell me the WHY behind how it’s put together? For example, could you answer: – Why (or why not) each exercise is included?– Why you are doing the specific amount of sets / reps chosen for each move?– Why each muscle groupContinue reading “Alan’s Kettlebell Complex: Sample Personalized Workout”

Top 4 Kettlebell Exercises for Beginners

Kettlebell workouts are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason. They are an incredibly efficient way to work out your entire body in a short amount of time. Plus, they are really fun! If you are thinking about starting a kettlebell workout routine, here are 4 beginner-friendly exercises to get you started: *IfContinue reading “Top 4 Kettlebell Exercises for Beginners”

KBs for ABS: Bear Plank + Paused Row

The Kettlebell Bear Plank + Paused Row will hammer your abs while building your back, all at the same time. Start in a bear plank position with your wrists below your shoulders, your knees off the floor, and your core and glutes tight. Your hands should be gripping the kettlebells. Keeping your hips and shouldersContinue reading “KBs for ABS: Bear Plank + Paused Row”

1000 Calorie Kettlebell Workout

The Holiday season is upon us! I want to help you AVOID what’s happened to me in the past around this time of year. I’ve also seen this happen with countless clients: The week of Thanksgiving hits, and we sort of mentally back off our fitness program. It’s basically five or six weeks of justContinue reading “1000 Calorie Kettlebell Workout”

14-min Kettlebell EMOM Workout

This morning‘s early morning kettlebell workout at FVT Personal Training was a CRUSHER, as usual! EMOM is an acronym for “every minute on the minute.” These type of workouts challenge you to complete an exercise for a certain number of reps in less than 60 seconds. The remaining time within the minute serves as yourContinue reading “14-min Kettlebell EMOM Workout”