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Old 03-23-2013, 02:55 PM   #1
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As some background, I am a 40 year old fart who has done a lot strength training in the past, going to the gym all the time. At this point, I just want to be in shape and fend off encroaching old age. I hit the bag 4 days a week, throw around weights about as often (lunges, presses, light squats) and put in 100-150 miles on the bike (knees too shot to run much). As a cost cutting expense (I was spending $800 a year at the gym), I doing all my strength training in the back yard. I don't need much to get a good workout, a pull up bar, a place for push ups and a barbell.

I am intrigued by some of the kettleball exercises I see, tho, and am thinking of purchasing some. Anybody want to share their experience or suggestions? Is it just another fad or have people gotten good results? And again, I am beyond my competitive years. I just want to be fit.
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:29 PM   #2
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strong men have famously used kettlebells for the last 100 years but they went out of fashion and are only just being rediscovered. they are supposed to be good for a full body workout.
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The kettlebell swing is a great for core strength and cardio I recently started going to some classes, like everything it's important to get the technique right.

It definately does give you a good overall workout.
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