Millions have experienced the benefits of the kettlebell, the ultimate training tool for fat loss, strength, stamina, and coordination. Effective and inexpensive, kettlebells are a training staple for top athletes and trainers around the world. Now, it’s your turn to see the impact and feel the results.
Kettlebell Training is an easy-to-use, no-nonsense guide that will get you started setting goals, assessing fitness, and selecting exercises. You’ll learn how to exercise safely and efficiently to maximize results. Each of the 95 exercises is accompanied by step-by-step instruction, detailed photo sequences, and training tips—instantly accessible and perfect for at home or in the gym.
Author Steve Cotter, a renowned kettlebell expert, martial artist, and certified strength and conditioning specialist, has trained elite athletes, professional football teams, Navy SEALs, and members of the U.S. Marine Corps. He has provided instruction to other kettlebell trainers in more than 40 countries, and now he is making this expertise available to you.
More than exercises, Kettlebell Training contains proven programs that will produce results. You’ll learn how to create a routine based on your individual needs, goals, and schedule. Or simply follow the sample fitness, strength, and conditioning programs or one of the sport-specific routines, such as football, soccer, mixed martial arts, or tennis. Whether you are training for performance, appearance, or general fitness, Kettlebell Training has the exercises, programs, and advice you need for the results you want. It’s a complete guide that you’ll turn to again and again.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Kettlebell Advantage
Chapter 2. Getting Started With Kettlebells
Chapter 3. Exercise Principles
Chapter 4. Setting Goals, Assessing Fitness, and Training Safely
Chapter 5. Warming Up and Cooling Down
Chapter 6. Basic Exercises
Chapter 7. Intermediate Exercises
Chapter 8. Advanced Exercises
Chapter 9. Creating a Customized Training Program
Chapter 10. Sport-Specific Training Programs
"There is no one better suited to write the book on kettlebell training than Steve Cotter. If you are looking to get fit or take your athletic ability to the next level, you have both the tool and the teacher to get you there."
David Weck-- Inventor and CEO BOSU Fitness, LLC, Creator of WeckMethod
“Steve Cotter taught me the basics of kettlebell lifting at a time when I didn’t have any clue about kettlebells. They’ve become a staple in my training program and my athletes’ programs ever since.”
Sean Skahan-- Strength and Conditioning Coach, Anaheim Ducks
ExcerptsBasic Kettlebell Exercises
Classic Kettlebell Lifts
Sample Kettlebell Sport-Conditioning Programs
Articles & LinksSeven Reasons Why People Should Train With Kettlebells
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