Kettlebells are my favourite equipment to workout with. I have always had a soft spot for them since I spotted them in the gym for the first time in 2008 – they were actually secured by a chain, preventing people from using them outside sessions with an experienced personal trainer. As we know, forbidden fruit tastes the sweetest, so from that moment on, I wanted to get acquainted with kettlebells more closely! Most recently, I have completed a Complete Kettlebell Trainer qualification through Future Fit, to top up my Level 3 Personal Trainer diploma and to take my relationship with the kettlebells I…

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I have made many positive changes in my running and fitness routine since the start of this year, most noteably in the areas of implementing a regular prehab routine to keep my physical weaknesses under control; doing functional HIIT style cross-training sessions to get fitter and to injury proof my body, and most recently, exploring sports nutrition. My primary driver behind this was wanting to get a leaner and more athletic looking body and to become a better runner. I knew right from the start that training more was definitely not an answer to gaining the extra edge in racing and…

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As a keen fitness enthusiast and member of different gyms for several years, just as I thought that there was nothing new under the sun and resigned myself to the universal dominance of Les Mills classes everywhere (Body Pump, Body Combat, Body Attack, RPM etc.), I completely fell for a refreshingly new group exercise class called Kettlercise. In my previous article I talked about why I really like using kettlebells and I did not expect to discover that there IS actually a fitness programme built on using kettlebells! It was “love at first sight”. The guy who is behind this new exercise programme is called Guy…

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