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Why Kettlebell Workouts?

Wondering what the benefits kettlebell workouts have over traditional free-weight workouts? Andrea Du Cane, Master RKC, Director of Certifications, Dragon Door Publications and owner of Kettlebell Fitness, shares her insight on kettlebell workouts. What do you like about kettlebell workouts? Kettlebell workouts are functional and full-body, making them a very efficient tool for all your workout goals. You can spend as little as 10-15 minutes and get a full-body workout. The variety of sizes allows all populations to use them safely and effectively. And because they are relatively small, they don’t take up much space so you can use them in your home or...

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fitnesstrainer magazine may/june 2019

Incorporating Kettlebells into Group Class Programing

Read Andrea's article in the May/June 2019 issue of Fitness Trainer magazine: Incorporating Kettlebells into Group Class Programing From General Physical Preparedness to Cueing BY ANDREA DUCANE Some newly certified personal trainers are apprehensive when it comes to programing and leading group fitness classes. Even trainers with more experience can find it daunting faced with a mixed level group class. I’m going to give some straightforward tips on designing effective classes for mixed level classes, as well as how to easily integrate kettlebells into... Read Full Article Online

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Training Special Populations

Why focus on Special Populations? Let’s discuss the unglamorous fitness market of Special Populations (SP). This large group includes: seniors, de-conditioned, post re-hab and pregnant women. For the purpose of this article I will focus on seniors and de-conditioned populations. Many of us have lots of clients that fit into this category. That’s why it is important to realize we are much more than a personal trainer, we are the first line of defense against life’s effects and lifestyle choices. Our success working with this SP is the ability to safelyand effectivelylead them to a place of health and fitness.I believe the...

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