Class Profile: KETTLEburn, KETTLEstrong and KETTLEelite
Learn about three of our awesome kettlebell group-fitness classes.
Back in the Cold War era, Soviet soldiers used kettlebells to train for hand-to-hand combat. While those days are long gone, the benefits of working out with kettlebells still remain.
A kettlebell is a cast iron weight that looks a little like a cannonball with a handle. Unlike traditional dumbbells, a kettlebell's center of mass is extended beyond the hand, allowing for a wide variety of swinging movements that are designed to help you build strength and endurance.
While several group-fitness classes at i.d. gym incorporate kettlebells in one way or another, you can get the full experience with KETTLEburn, KETTLEstrong and KETTLEelite.
In these kettlebell classes, you'll combine muscle-building workouts with cardio training in a high-intensity team atmosphere that will help you build a strong, lean and athletic body. But if you're not quite up for this particular challenge, we've got KETTLEtechnique that will help you get started. And when you're ready for more, we've got KETTLEconditioning.
When to find Kettleburn, kettlestrong and kettleelite:
- Sunday at 9:30 am, with Jennifer McGowan
- Mondays at 7 am, with Rob Miller
- Mondays, at 7 pm, with Katie Petersen
- Wednesdays at 7 am, with Rob Miller
- Thursdays at 6:30 pm, with Rob Miller
- Fridays at 7 am, with Rob Miller
- Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 am, with Rob Miller
"You don't need the physique of a battle-hardened soldier to train with kettlebells," says Jennifer MCGOWAN, ONE OF OUR KETTLEBELL-focused group-fitness instructors. "In our classes, we start with the basics -- emphasizing the proper form and movement -- so that you can reap the benefits of kettlebell training."