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  • n. Plural form of kettlebell.


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  • Maybe it's those cannonball-like weights with handles, called kettlebells, at the gym.

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  • Some fitness experts say these weight-training tools, called kettlebells, create a unique, full-body workout, but other experts fear the explosive movements usually involved with the equipment could cause injury.

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  • An exercise physiologist from the American Council on Exercise designed a beginner's program for those new to kettlebells, which is included in the study; the routine includes dead lifts, single-arm swings, push-ups, and lunges-all with the kettlebell.

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  • The cannonball-shaped cast iron orbs called kettlebells were originally developed by Russian strongmen in the early 1700s to quickly build strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility.

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  • OK, so the term "kettlebells" sounds a little goofy, like something that should be hanging around a cow's neck.

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  • - It does have weights, a pull-up bar apparatus, climbing ropes, kettlebells, medicine balls, skipping ropes, C2 rowers and chalk.

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  • We did squats while pumping the kettlebells high above our heads.

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  • When you don't even have 20 minutes for kettlebells, that still doesn't mean you can't be maximizing your caloric burn.

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  • ACE recently commissioned a study on kettlebells, the trendy cast-iron weight-centered fitness program that helped actor Gerard Butler get fit to play a shirtless king of Sparta in the film 300.

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  • All told, kettlebells helped participants burn about 20 calories a minute, which is equivalent to running a six-minute mile.

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