Tons of people, online and off, talk about the benefits of kettlebell athletics training. That it's better than normal free-weight training, it gives you tons of benefits if you do combat sports, that it whitens your teeth while you sleep...
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OK, I made that last one up, but there are tons of claims about the strengths and weaknesses. I personally like kettlebell training, but it's not for everyone and guide below will help you decide if it's for you.
OK, here's why you should consider using kettlebells. Reason number...
There are also some reasons you might not want to try kettlebell athletics...
But, once you've bought one and gotten strong enough with it, use it for endurance. I use my 35lb. one in workouts that stress stamina, using lots of swings.
As you might have gathered, I think kettlebells are pretty versatile. While I don't think they're perfect, they are exceptionally useful and kettlebell athletics can be a whole lot of fun too.
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