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    Thinking......

    Hi there,

    I am thinking of buying, and using, a kettlebell come pay day.....

    any pointers or advice?

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    Buy cast iron ones and depending on how fit you are don't get below 4kg to start off with.
    2kg and 3 kg are so light after a couple of weeks you will be buying the next one up.

    If you are going to a shop try them out first.I think it's Sports Direct that have them on shop floor so you can just pick them up.
    They may feel heavy to start with but once you've used it a couple of times it gets easier to swing it.
    If you want it enough you won't keep finding excuses to not do it.

    What fits your schedule better -- Exercising 1 hour a day or being f** 24 hours a day?”

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    Hello!
    My advice also is to definitely get a cast iron one!!! My first was a 3kg from YORK which is vinyl on the outside but is filled with sand! So for its weight is huge! Whereas a 4kg one I just bought is 2 times smaller than the 3 kg! It makes it easier to handle them and play with them!
    It's great exercise Judith! Have fun! I have to restart as well!

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    I'm restarting on 1st June.Not picked one up for months.
    If you want it enough you won't keep finding excuses to not do it.

    What fits your schedule better -- Exercising 1 hour a day or being f** 24 hours a day?”

    "I don’t think there’s any excuse for women not to stay in shape. We just need to stop gorging, put on our trainers, and use some self-control. No one else is going to do it for us." Linda Barker

    “Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.” ― Drew Carey

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    Any update Cavegirl?
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    Quote Originally Posted by trimlee View Post
    Any update Cavegirl?
    Because the weather has been nice I've been out walking so not done any kettlebells or other exercising.
    If you want it enough you won't keep finding excuses to not do it.

    What fits your schedule better -- Exercising 1 hour a day or being f** 24 hours a day?”

    "I don’t think there’s any excuse for women not to stay in shape. We just need to stop gorging, put on our trainers, and use some self-control. No one else is going to do it for us." Linda Barker

    “Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.” ― Drew Carey

    Paleo since Apr 2012 9st 9lbs got to 8st 7lbs October 2012 and with focus,exercise and motivation have stayed below 9st since.
    Hard work and dedication pays off.No time for excuses if you really want to loss the weight.
    I can now enjoy special occasions without having to worry about what the scales will say after.
    Loving life,Loving my body.


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    You gave me something to think about this morning.

    There is no reason why I can't take 30 mins every other day to do kettlebells.

    I done Kettleworx a couple of years ago but sold it when I moved.So going to give Jillian Michaels: Shred it with weights workout - Level 1 ago



    If you want it enough you won't keep finding excuses to not do it.

    What fits your schedule better -- Exercising 1 hour a day or being f** 24 hours a day?”

    "I don’t think there’s any excuse for women not to stay in shape. We just need to stop gorging, put on our trainers, and use some self-control. No one else is going to do it for us." Linda Barker

    “Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.” ― Drew Carey

    Paleo since Apr 2012 9st 9lbs got to 8st 7lbs October 2012 and with focus,exercise and motivation have stayed below 9st since.
    Hard work and dedication pays off.No time for excuses if you really want to loss the weight.
    I can now enjoy special occasions without having to worry about what the scales will say after.
    Loving life,Loving my body.


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    Good on you Cavegirl! The weather is so good for outdoor exercise right now but you're right -we can still do other indoor workouts and get the best of both!
    Thanks for the link - Nice 30 min kettlebell vid by Jillian there.
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    I've copied it to a dvd so I can use the tv for it.

    Going to do it Mon,Wed and Fri.I have nothing going on for the next few weeks so got no excuse.
    If you want it enough you won't keep finding excuses to not do it.

    What fits your schedule better -- Exercising 1 hour a day or being f** 24 hours a day?”

    "I don’t think there’s any excuse for women not to stay in shape. We just need to stop gorging, put on our trainers, and use some self-control. No one else is going to do it for us." Linda Barker

    “Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.” ― Drew Carey

    Paleo since Apr 2012 9st 9lbs got to 8st 7lbs October 2012 and with focus,exercise and motivation have stayed below 9st since.
    Hard work and dedication pays off.No time for excuses if you really want to loss the weight.
    I can now enjoy special occasions without having to worry about what the scales will say after.
    Loving life,Loving my body.






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