A kettle bell swing is the all round perfect exercise.
- Its one that uses up a tonne of calories, helps to burn fat, build muscle and improve your fitness on a mass scale !!
- For this awesome exercise all you need is one piece of equipment… A Kettle bell
Check out this video tutorial to help with your Kettle Bell Swing:
Why kettlebell swings are awesome …
Its a great exercise to use for all goals, whether its to lose weight, tone up, build muscle or just to become fitter and healthier.
5 Reasons why:
1 – Increased power: To properly do a kettlebell swing, you’ll need to do a powerful hip thrust using your glutes and hamstring muscles. This will massively improve the power you can generate in other exercises.
2 – Better muscular endurance: Muscular endurance is the ability of your muscles to keep firing and contracting over and over again for a long period of time. Doing big sets of kettle bell swings will massively enhance your muscular endurance.
3 – Increased aerobic capacity: Doing kettlebell swings can be used to increase your aerobic capacity, usually referred to as general fitness levels. People recognize, improvements in breathing shortages and feeling like they have more in the tank is a sign of good aerobic capacity levels. kettle bell swings can give your heart and lungs (Cardiovascular system and respiratory system) a great workout to help improve aerobic capacity.
4 – Increased anaerobic capacity: Kettlebells are great for short sharp interval training. The constant acceleration and deceleration of your breathing and heart rate during HIIT style session will help to boost your anaerobic capacity (ability to feel fitter and perform better during short, fast workouts).
5 – Full body exercise: Swings use a huge amount of muscles for a single exercise. In fact, kettlebell swings work everything from your core, to your shoulders, your quads, your hamstrings, your gluteus, and your back. That’s a lot of muscles ! Meaning we use up a whole load of calories.