As a rule of thumb, the F3 Nation is not high on the belief that man requires props to get in shape. With that said, not all props are created equal. I own three intended for fitness (excluding cinder blocks): a jump rope, a pull-up bar, and a kettlebell. The kettlebell is one of the most effective props that I know and training with some combination of the three is a no-brainer. The goal behind its asymetric design and application is total body strength, cardio and flexibility…it’s more about connecting muscle groups than isolating beach muscles. Many of you will be familiar with some of the standard movements from our Spartan inspired “300” cinder block workouts like swings, cleans, presses and get-ups. Because I am a fan of these things and believe that you soon will be, we have set-up a kettlebell training session (that includes your very own kettlebell) with local strength, speed, flexibility, and MMA trainer and kettlebell guru, Chris Frye aka Pitbull.
If you are interested learning how to use a (~30 lbs) kettlebell and taking it home, then you need to 1) respond with your commitment via comments below or email to me by November 16, and; 2) mark your calendar. You will not be disappointed. We will then place an order to purchase these things at wholesale in time for the session. Think of it as an early stocking stuffer. If enough guys respond, then we can even rollout BYOB (bring your own bell) workout days from time to time in the future.
All F3’ers from all tribes are invited. This is a one time event. If you are not interested, just plan to join your usual group at your usual location.
Date: December 3, 2011
Place: Myers Park AG parking lot
Cost: $35-40 (volume will determine…huge discount to retail)
Kettlebell blog…some of their benefits