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Amazing Kettlebell Workout Produces Superior Results

Russian Kettlebells are amazing! These kettlebell workouts may be the answer to maintaining a home gym or having an expensive club membership. With Russian kettlebells you can develop superior gains over traditional workout methods and save lots of space in your home. The man who teaches Russian Kettlebell training is Pavel Tsatsouline. He is a former Spetznaz trainer. For those who may not know, Spetznaz is the Russian equivalent of the CIA or special forces. As every high-risk agent would wish for, after studying some of Pavel’s […]

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Choosing the Right Weight Lifting Equipment for You

When you decide to engage in a weight lifting program at the convenience of your home, it is wise and practical to identify what is the right weight lifting equipment for you. Do not just buy anything without prior planning because buying in impulse is not really recommended.. The first thing that you need to do is to identify why you want to engage in weight lifting. Do you want to lose weight or gain weight? Or is it for improving your strength and endurance? Or just […]

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Kettlebells And Chiropractic A Winning Combination

After 14 years as a successful chiropractor I have finally discovered what I believe to be the very best tool for improving the back-strength and overall health of my patients. That tool is the kettlebell something I had never heard of until two years ago. I have to admit that initially they intimidated me, until I needed them for my own injury. The Doctor Becomes a Patient Growing up I was always extremely athletic in high school and college. I lettered in volleyball, softball, and basketball, and […]

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Weight Lifting Is a Multi Purpose Exercise

Weight lifting in addition to developing muscle mass actually assists the human body in burning fat. For every pound of muscle you have, you will burn 35-50 calories a day. This is why you may notice that those who lift weights regularly seem to eat more, their bodies are constantly burning fat and they need to replenish the calories that are necessary to feed cells. Building muscles by lifting weights will help you passively burn calories. Lifting weights is a great way to work out, increase your […]

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Weight Lifting – What Every Beginner Should Know

Here are a few things that beginners should know about weight lifting. First you put good strain on your joints as well as your bones when you lift weights. This strengthens your bones. Strong bones protect our bodies against breakage and osteoporosis. Another important point about weight lifting is that as your muscles increase in size your body becomes more shapely and firm – more attractive. Weight lifting also helps you more vigorously perform your aerobic exercise, which in turn will increase your cardiovascular endurance and help […]

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The Benefits of Learning Proper Weight Lifting Techniques

Weight lifting is an excellent sport to enter into seriously or have as a hobby to keep your body in top shape. Whether you choose to participate in competitive weight lifting or only do a few repetitions using light weights with your exercise program, you should learn the proper weight lifting techniques to keep your from injury. Many individuals are afraid to begin a weight lifting program simply because the tools and techniques may seem foreign. Fear notlearn the proper techniques and reap the benefits of your […]

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The Power of Stretching

Your muscles ache from a good stretch. This is quite normal and is part of the process. Stretching has seemingly been with us and particular with athletes since the beginning of time. A very key point to good stretching is to hold the stretch for at least seventeen seconds. This is a pearl of wisdom gleaned from a ballet teacher a few years back. She said that any stretch under 17 seconds was just not effective. The 17 second rule is exceeded in the high intensity Bikram’s […]

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Kettlebells, Martial Arts, Flexibility, and Russian Training Techniques

Russian martial arts flexibility and strength training techniques such as kettlebells have been available to Western Special Forces for many years from Russian masters of martial arts. Russian territory reaches from the west through middle Asia to China, and they have the benefit of the best of self defence and aggressive techniques from all of these territories within their armed forces. Both before and after the destruction of the communist ways in parts of the USSR, Russian fitness experts crossed to Europe to provide us with the […]

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Weight Lifting Programs for Beginners

Weight lifting is a sport to test the strength and resistance apart this it is a method to improve the resistance and size of the muscles. A weight lifting program for beginners involve the application of various equipment to improve the targeted muscle groups. The type of equipment used are dumbbells, weighted bars, weight stacks and kettlebells although, the weight lifting is totally different from body building and weight training thus it form a vital component of any well rounded fitness routine. Weight lifting is not a […]

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The Ultimate Hard Body Exercise

The Front Squat: As you may have already discovered, the squat is at the top of the heap (along with deadlifts) as one of the most effective overall exercises for stimulating body composition changes (muscle gain and fat loss). This is because exercises like squats and deadlifts use more muscle groups under a heavy load than almost any other weight bearing exercises known to man. Hence, these exercises stimulate the greatest hormonal responses (growth hormone, testosterone, etc.) of all exercises. In fact, university research studies have even […]

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