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Kettlebell Women Exercises: Suited for the modern woman

Updated on October 27, 2010

For the past few decades, women’s exercises shifted from Jane Fonda aerobics to weightlifting, then came new age influence like Yoga. Apparently women have been aware of their wellness not only for losing pounds or looking good but for shifting to a healthier choice.

Although there are so numerous exercise routines that women can pursue but nothing could seem to beat kettlebell women exercises. Beforehand, kettlebell exercises were mostly done by men and to build up strength and endurance.

Using kettlebell as a fitness equipment were originally used in Russia by men who joined the military or conditioned themselves for the Olympic events. Presently, kettlebell women workout has been integrated into workout by women of all ages. It seems that modern women are becoming more sensible in selecting the right fitness program for them.

Kettlebell Women Exercises
Kettlebell Women Exercises

Kettlebell women workout is an ideal and effective way to shed pounds quickly. As compared to aerobic exercise that only melts calories while you are exercising, kettlebell women workout burns calories even while resting.

The major difference is that kettlebell women workout uses ballistic power that requires the whole body to execute routines like swings, clean, snatch and jerk. In reality, these routines came from weightlifting which makes the muscle to contract at the same time control the momentum of swinging.
Kettlebell women workout is quite difficult at the start for many reasons. First, the highly repetitive ballistic exercises and circuit training can jumpstart even a slow metabolism. Most adult women, especially mothers have accumulated body fat through the years which need a good boost to burn it.

Although the quick movements of kettlebell women workout are considered anaerobic, consistent repetitive actions in a circuit training makes it a cardio workout.
Kettlebell women workout has attracted not only health enthusiasts but Hollywood stars like Jennifer Aniston,Geri Haliwell and Penelope Cruz. They gain a lot advantages from the very challenging workout by keeping their body fit and strong.Plus, the strength and stamina built up by women through this exercise makes them very fit for daily living.

Also, bones gain extra density due to the weight bearing movement that slows down the progress of osteoporosis in women. Remarkably, just a pair of 12 pd kettlebells can make  women fit and shapely.


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