Kettlebell Bootcamp

This valuable class will teach you how to supercharge your cardiovascular system, develop amazing strength, and put your metabolism in overdrive all with one versatile piece of equipment that is the Kettlebell.

Just how many calories can you burn during a kettlebell workout?

This study shows you can burn anywhere from 13.6 to 20.2 calories per minute doing kettlebell snatches. For more information on this study, read this: Kettlebells: Twice the Results in Half the Time?

What is a ‘kettlebell’?

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A ‘kettlebell’ or girya (Russ.) is a traditional Russian cast iron weight that looks like a cannonball with a handle. The ultimate tool for extreme all-around fitness.

The kettlebell goes way back, it first appeared in a Russian dictionary in 1704 (Cherkikh, 1994). So popular were kettlebells in Tsarist Russia that any strongman or weightlifter was referred to as a girevik, or ‘a kettlebell man’.

“Not a single sport develops our muscular strength and bodies as well as kettlebell athletics,” reported Russian magazine Hercules in 1913.

Why train with kettlebells?

Because they deliver extreme all-around fitness. And no single other tool does it better. Here is a short list of hardware the Russian kettlebell replaces: barbells, dumbbells, belts for weighted pullups and dips, thick bars, lever bars, medicine balls, grip devices, and cardio equipment.

Kettlebells melt fat without the dishonor of dieting or aerobics. If you are overweight, you will lean out. If you are skinny, you will get built up. According to Voropayev (1997) who studied top Russian gireviks, 21.2% increased their bodyweight since taking up kettlebelling and 21.2% (the exact same percentage, not a typo), mostly heavyweights, decreased it. The Russian kettlebell is a powerful tool for fixing your body composition, whichever way it needs fixing.

Where can I buy the best kettlebells?

The only place I would recommend for purchasing kettlebells is Dragondoor.com which is also the organization who certifies kettlebell instructors (including yours truly). To order kettlebells, go to www.dragondoor.com. Although you can find acceptable quality kettlebells from 360 Fitness Super Store in Walnut Creek.

Which size kettlebell should I use?

If you plan to do swings, women would start with 18 lbs or 8 kg and men would start with 35 lbs or 16 kg. For doing Turkish Get Ups (TGU), women can start at 10 lbs and men can start at 12 kg or 26 lbs. When your form gets better with TGUs, you should be able to move up on the weights fairly quickly.

More Info on Kettlebell Bootcamp

The beginner Kettlebell (KB) class will discuss and teach the two basic, foundational KB exercises which are the swings and Turkish Get Ups. Each session will end with a short-workout to give you an idea how you can work with KBs at home. We will also send you 1 kettlbell workout video a week during your training with us so you can get your workout in between our classes. If you haven’t worked with a certified kettlebell instructor before, you are considered a beginner even if you have worked with KBs in the past.

The advanced kettlebell class is for people who have taken the beginner class and will teach you the rest of the KB exercises such as high pulls, cleans, presses, and, last but definitely not the least, snatches.

The workshop consists of four (4) 1-hour sessions starting on [TBD].

Here are the actual training dates:

There are no training dates scheduled at this time but we can schedule a private group training (minimum 2 people) or one to one training sessions by request. To get started with kettlebell training, please fill out our contact form by clicking here.

Each session will vary but you would be proficient in the two KB exercises by the end of the 4 sessions. I will also provide you with a workout template you can use after the workshop so you can figure out how to workout on your own.

KB exercises are very technical and if they are not done correctly, you can injure yourself. However, if you do them correctly and in perfect form, the benefits to your fitness and overall physique (weight loss, increased metabolism, etc.) are simply amazing.

You will surely get the most bang for your time in terms of calories spent compared to running or strength training because you are combining strength and conditioning all in one, short workout.

Attire: Workout Clothes, Flat shoes such as Pumas, Chuck Taylors or barefoot (recommended). Please bring a workout mat and water.

Kettlebells are provided for use during bootcamp. But, we highly recommend you get your own kettelbell after your first session with us so you can start practicing with them on your own in between our training sessions. If you have kettlebells, please bring them to your first session so you can get used to working with them.

*No drop-ins will be accepted
*Everyone must pre-pay and register on or before their training start date.

Register now for Kettlebell Bootcamp by clicking the link below:

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When:
There are no training dates scheduled at this time but we can schedule a private group training (minimum 2 people) or one to one training sessions by request. To get started with kettlebell training, please fill out our contact form by clicking here.

Where:
Transform FX Fitness Studio
1865-B Adobe St. in Concord, 94520
(Near Brenden Theaters)

Kettlebell Bootcamp Pricing and Program Benefits

  • $127 for all 4 live training and workout sessions or contact us for semi-private or one to one training sessions
  • Plus 4 additional workout videos you can access online and do on your own
  • 4 additional workout templates you can follow so you never get bored with your workouts and stay physically active in the comfort of your own home or anywhere you wish to workout
  • We will also give you some nutrition guidelines you can follow with your kettlebell workouts

Payments must be received on or before your first training day (pacific standard time).

Check out the instructor testimonials here:

Dragondoor Russian Kettlebell Certified Instructor Reviews

Attire: Workout Clothes, Flat shoes such as Pumas, Chuck Taylors or barefoot (recommended). Please bring a workout mat and water.

Kettlebells are provided for use during bootcamp. But, we highly recommend you get your own kettelbell after your first session with us so you can start practicing with them on your own in between our training sessions. If you have kettlebells, please bring them to your first session so you can get used to working with them.

Register now for Kettlebell Bootcamp by clicking the link below:

Kettlebell Bootcamp Online Registration

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