Iron Core Kettlebell
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Kettlebell expert Sarah Lurie is a former body-building competitor, and did traditional weight training for more than 10 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. The Kettlebell workout is designed for people who are willing to push themselves at a high intensity. A Kettlebell workout usually takes around 45 minutes, but can take as little as 15 to 20 minutes. This unique program appeals to men and women of all ages, recreational athletes and professional athletes alike, because it combines an amazing strength training, muscle conditioning and cardio workout simultaneously.
Kettlebells the Iron Core Way 1:
Volume 1 teaches you foundation Kettlebell exercises, like the swing, clean, press, front squat, Windmill and more!
Kettlebells the Iron Core Way 2:
Volume 2 teaches you Kettlebell exercises like the snatch, clean and press, deck squat, Turkish get up and more!
Iron Core Warrior:
Get inspired to push yourself to another level of fitness with a 2-part routine system touted as one of the toughest Kettlebell workouts ever created.
Iron Core Boot Camp:
This Kettlebell only workout will test your mettle as you sweat through 4 rounds of 5 exercises.
Top Customer Reviews
If these were poor DVD's then any cost would be too much. In my opinion however, these are hands down the best kettlebell instructional series available. Most of these kind of exercise series have either a sports jock, or cheerleader-type person acting stupid or babbling on and on, usually with some kind of idiotic commentary. Sarah Lurie's style is very clear, straightforward and without any hype or grade-school antics. She tells and shows you exactly how to do an exercise and demonstrates it. If you want a clear, solid and extremely well done kettlebell series, this is it. I shouldn't say this, but if it were four times the cost it would still be more than worth it.
My only minor criticism is that the vol. 1 and vol. 2 discs are mislabeled: vol. 1 is actually vol. 2 and vice versa.
Followup (4 months later) : I have gone a bit nuts with other kettlebell DVD's but keep returning to this set, especially the Bootcamp workout, as our favorite. The clustered sets (5 minute clusters with 1 minute rests, repeated 4 times) is a rhythm that i really like and hard to find elsewhere. Most other dvd's offer more interval workouts- 30 seconds on 30 seconds off , for instance. Also, there are not very many double kb workouts out there so I use the Warrior 2 workout a lot also.
Note: I started with a 10 lb kb but am now using 25 lb KB (I weigh 125 lb) and burn about 10 cals per minute on my HRM for the bootcamp workout including the programmed rests and a short cooldown (done on my own). That's about the same burn rate as running 6.5 miles per hour continuously for me. I use two 20 lb KB's for the double workout and that is QUITE a heart pumper!
Just found out that Sarah was 3 months pregnant when she filmed the Warrior workouts. Yowsa. YOU GO GIRL!
all workouts are excellent with brief or lengthy explanations - you can choose what suits one's purpose/level. even brief explanations are safe as safety techniques are mentioned throughout the workouts.
i always watch a new exercise dvd before doing myself. so when i get started i dont want delays with constant explaining of techniques and specific movements. i want dvds that - once i got it - will move along well without delays to get the cardio and boy do you get it w/ these dvds.
cardio without boredom was why i decided to pursue kettlebell workout and you get exactly that - following one workout or put your own together AFTER learning proper techniques/safety - and you are toned and have gotten cardio at the same time - WITHOUT THE BORING CARDIO SCENARIO as on bikes, treadmill, or elipticals.
finally, an "un"boring cardio workout - the kettlebell - IT'S ALL YOU NEED TO GET IN EXCELLENT SHAPE!!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This DVD set is amazing!! Great bang for your buck too! I'm on Vol. II and I love it. Sarah Lurie makes kettlebells easy and accessible and you can work at your own personal... Read morePublished 13 days ago by eileen1224
I loved this dvd set. I am not the normal dvd, sit in my house, work out person. I usually feel like if I am going to work out I need to go somewhere to push me to do it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stephanie Twine
After reading the reviews I decided to give this DVD a try to vary my workout. I have to agree that the first two workouts aren't worth much and there are too many rest periods. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I knew next to nothing about kettle bells before i got these DVD's. I loved the fact that they were very straight forward in instruction and simple to follow. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Too slow!!! I was excited to get a new workout DVD, but I don't have a lot of time to waste. They have breaks between workouts and even with fast-forwarding it kind of kills it for... Read morePublished 1 month ago by sgonzal9