Friday, September 19, 2008

All Hail the Kettlebell

Last night I attended my first fitness Meetup in Middletown. Our instructor had us use these weights called kettlebells. I had seen them before, briefly, on an infomercial while I was channel surfing, but I never watched the whole thing. Last night was the first time I ever saw a kettlebell in person.

Anyhoo, here's what a kettlebell looks like:

Most of their weights are metric. I used a 12 KG kettlebell last night. It gives you a great workout; my hamstrings are sore today, but my back is much worse. That's why I had to stop at the A&P on my way to work this morning; I was a hurtin'! (See my new Twitter section for details).
I just found a YouTube video with basic kettlebell drills. Post to come in five minutes.

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