Introduction

Kettlebell or girya is a traditional Russian cast iron weight that looks like a cannonball with a handle. It is the ultimate tool for extreme all-around fitness.

The kettlebell first appeared in a Russian dictionary in 1704 (Cherkikh, 1994). So popular were kettlebells in Tsarist Russia that any strongman or weightlifter was referred to as a girevik, or a kettlebell.

Our program has three unique classes:

Why train with kettlebells?

They deliver extreme all-around fitness. No other single exercise equipment does it better. Here is a short list of hardware the Russian kettlebell replaces:

  • barbells
  • dumbbells
  • belts for weighted pull-ups and dips
  • thick bars
  • medicine balls
  • grip devices
  • cardio equipment

What are the benefits of kettlebell training?

  • Develops all-purpose strength–to easily handle the toughest and most unexpected demand
  • Amps resilience–to repel the hardest hits
  • Maximizes staying power–because the last round decides all
  • Blends strength with flexibility–because strength that fails to reach its target is important
  • Strips away the fat–without dieting and aerobics
  • Forges a fighters physique–the form follows the function
  • Makes strong anywhere, anytime–an extreme hand held gym