Kettlebells CrossFit is a part of CrossFit
CROSSFITCrossFit is a fitness program developed by Greg Glassman. The method is about getting fitness into a more comprehensive and evidence-based level - that is i.e. a measurable way.
In Fitness Crossfit methodology it´s all about measure, observe and repeat.
CrossFit itself is defined as that which optimizes fitness that is constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity.
KETTLEBELLSKettlebells is also known as "Russian kettlebells". Kettlebells are simple tools, similar to dumbbells, but with contained metal handles. The kettlebells are now used all over the world by different kinds of fitness trainers.
KETTLEBELLS CROSSFITKettlebells Crossfit combines cardio and strength, through specific movements. This type of training is different from conventional crossfit routines. Kettlebells Crossfit training is a good way to build and tone your body.
EXERCISESThere are some exercises more known than authors, when it comes to Kettlebells Crossfit exercises. We have listed a few of them here.
KETTLEBELLS CROSSFIT - ONE ARM SWINGStand up straight. Slightly bend at the waist and your knees. Hold the kettlebell with one hand between your legs. Start the movement by swinging the kettlebell backward between your legs, and forcefully swing it to chest level as you stand straight up.
KETTLEBELLS CROSSFIT - CLEAN AND PRESSStand with your feet shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent. Place a kettlebell on the floor in front of you. Grasp the kettlebell with one hand and raise it to your chest. Flip the kettlebell over your hand so it rests on your forearm.
Now you must use explosive power in your hips, knees and ankles. You raise the kettlebell to your chest, flip the kettlebell, tighten your core muscles and raise the kettlebell over your head.
KETTLEBELLS CROSSFIT -TURKISH GET UPThis movement can be devised into three parts. Start the Get up by lying on your back. Use both hands to position the kettlebell so it rests on the back of your forearm.
Keep the kettlebell in this position at all times.
Bring the right leg into your body, and use that same (right) leg to pivot to the opposite, left side of your body. Use that same (right) foot and your free hand to drive your body forward. Proceed the movement unti you reach the lowest position of a standard lunge. Then tighten your core and use all of your force to get up and stand to your feet.
This is a hard exercise, and requires a lot of strength. Try to do this exercise without the kettlebell the firt times you try. Remember to keep the arm holding the kettlebell raised and extended above your head during this movement.
To return to the starting position, reverse this movement by bringing your legs forward and using your free hand to guide you back to the ground.