May 25, 2024
Kettlebells for Dummies
Kettlebells for Dummies

Certified Russian Kettlebell Instructor (RKC), Sarah Lurie, Reveals the Secrets Behind A Revolutionary Workout In New Book

Looking for a better workout that will efficiently and effectively train your body to burn more fat, strengthen your physique, and give you a super lean look?  Then prepare to get moving with kettlebells.  According to Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Sarah Lurie, “A Kettlebells for Dummies exercise program can be done in half the time of a regular workout with twice the results.  No matter where you fall on the fitness spectrum, kettlebells can help you achieve your fitness, health, and wellness goals.  Your skin will feel firmer, your body will be stronger, your posture will improve, and you’ll have more energy for life’s everyday challenges.” In her new book, Kettlebells for Dummies (Wiley/June 2010), Lurie, founder of Iron Core, reveals the secrets behind amazing kettlebell workouts with step-by-step instructions and special routines for everyone from young adults to baby boomers.

What is Kettlebells for Dummies

Kettlebells for Dummies offers a complete and thorough introduction on everything kettlebells, whether you’re a novice or an experienced athlete, including:

– A discussion of how a kettlebell program differs from other fitness programs;

–  Advice on how to choose the correct kettlebell;

–  Where to buy kettlebells and which traits to look for;

–  Secrets to help you set and meet your kettlebell fitness goals;

– How to find a certified RKC instructor, and why that’s important; and,

–  Detailed exercises for beginning, intermediate, or advanced levels.

What is Kettlebells for Dummies include?

Each exercise is accompanied by photographs illustrating the correct way to perform the movements, and offers intermediate and advanced forms of the exercise so that you can continually challenge yourself. Kettlebells for Dummies also features detailed information on spine and hip alignment as well as how to warm up, cool down, and breathe properly, equipping everyone with the necessary skills to tailor their own successful kettlebell workout program.  Lurie includes several weeklong workout schedules for beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels to help you get started right away.  Throughout the book clever icons point out especially useful information for each exercise, like Things to Remember, Tips, Warnings, and Advanced Moves to take your training to new heights.

“Another great benefit of the kettlebell is that each exercise taxes a major portion of the body’s musculature.  In other words, all your major muscles groups get a workout with just a single kettlebell exercise,” writes Lurie.  With mastering full body exercises such as The Swing, The Clean and Press, and The Turkish get-up, as well as more targeted exercises like Single-Leg Dead Lifts, The Hot Potato, and The Pistol, anyone can learn how to safely increase the strength of one’s entire body, and also improve endurance, flexibility, joint durability, agility, mobility, athletic movement, and proper body alignment.

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed gym rat or have never lifted a , Kettlebells for Dummies shows you that it’s easy to use kettlebells to achieve a full-body workout that yields amazing results.


Sarah Lurie, RKC, CSCS founded Iron Core, the first Kettlebells for Dummies training studio that exclusively offers RKC certified kettlebell instruction, in 2004.  Lurie, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Russian Kettlebell Instructor (RKC), is a former body-building competitor, and did traditional training for more than ten years.  After experiencing a debilitating injury during a workout, Lurie discovered that kettlebell training helped her overcome her injury and get back into a comprehensive fitness routine.  Lurie is nationally recognized as a kettlebell expert and has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fitness, Women’s Health, Reader’s Digest, and Newsweek.

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