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Kettle Bell Gym of Long Island, NY

American Kettlebell Club brand 'Coast Coast Kettlebell Club' Kettlebell Gym on Long Island (Seaford, NY ) offers team 'squad' training.



Over time I have found that kettlebell workouts strengthen muscles that provide stability and support, essential to everyday life. Lifting kettlebells for as little as 20 minutes per day will burn body fat while at the same time add muscle definition. You don't need to dedicate separate time to weight lifting and cardio!


  1. Promotes Fat Loss: Studies show that sustained exercise in the aerobic or fat-burning zone, where heart rate is about 60 to 85 percent of its maximum, is the best way the train for fat loss. The idea is to train as hard as possible, but at a pace that's sustainable. Kettlebell lifting is all about staying in the set, and the fitness program allows for brief pauses that make overall long duration training practical.

  2. Improves Cardiovascular Health: The heart becomes a more efficient pump with exercise that places a large demand on oxygen uptake. Stroke volume, or the amount of blood that is pumped with each heartbeat increases, thus reducing blood pressure and resting heart rate.

  3. Tones and Tightens Muscle: From extensive personal experience with dozens of students, I've seen people physically transform before my eyes. While kettlebell lifting won't hypertrophate muscles to an extreme level, muscle mass and definition are a definite immediate benefit of lifting kettlebells.

  4. Strengthens Joints and Connective Tissue: Although a slower process than muscle building, the strengthening of tendons and ligaments happens over time, and is vital to the kettlebell lifters general progress. Strong joints that don't lag behind muscle development helps maintain a healthy, good feeling body, promoting overall functionality and longevity.

  5. Builds a High Level of Practical Strength: The core movements of kettlebell fitness build strength for real life situations. My experience with firefighters, and firefighter testing has allowed me to witness this repeatedly, first hand. I've also seen an extreme increase in one rep max strength, even though no heavy weight is ever lifted. After three months of training with a 35 pound bell, I personally was able to increase my one rep max in press from 70 to 88 pounds with relative ease.

  6. Builds Extreme Endurance: Anyone who's witnessed a high rep timed set would never doubt the level of endurance necessary to achieve this. What makes kettlebell lifting so different is the quantifiable logical progression that's part of this ingenious system, allowing people from at all levels to rise to new heights.

  7. Intense, But Safe, While Preventing Injury: Exercise can be intense, sometimes even hard on the body. Routinely, weight lifters and runners will, over time, develop overuse injuries. It's actually an accepted part of the process. Not so with the WKC Fitness Program. The gradual rise in intensity, with high repetitions, enables the kettlebell lifter to fine tune every training session, so as to never overshoot, but still train at high levels.

  8. Promotes Overall Flexibility: Tight hips and hamstrings, stiff shoulders and backs, sore knees, are all accepted parts of weight training. Again, not so with kettlebells. With AKC / WKC methodology, range of motion, and movement patterns, flexibility of the hips, back, and shoulders, is substantially increased.

  9. Improves Sport and Work Performance: Whether training for a continuous 10-minute firefighter physical or to improve your ability to run up and down the basketball court, timed high-rep kettlebell sets can be a viable way to reach your goal. I've had much success in both work and sport performance enhancement for all of my students that train using the WKC fitness protocol.

  10. Quick Routines Fit Into Your Busy Schedule: At it's highest levels (level 20), the WKC Fitness Protocol is a 22 minute routine. Even with an additional five minute warm up and cool down, the kettlebell lifter is in and out of the gym in just over 30 minutes.

  11. Low Cost of Equipment: A professional grade kettlebell (TM) costs about one hundred dollars when just starting out, and with the fitness program, all you need is one!

  12. Ease of Execution at Home: A 4x6 matted clear area, with an 8 foot ceiling is all that's required for most people to train with kettlebells. A corner of your living room, basement, or garage can serve as your gym, with very little clean up or inconvenience.

  13. Logical Progression That's Simple to Follow: The WKC Fitness Program takes the guesswork out of workout progression. This ingenious protocol developed by Valery Fedorenko brings the lifter through 20 levels, manipulating length of sets, rest, and reps per minute in a zigzag line from level 1 through level 20.

  14. Challenging Program Promotes Long Term Adherence: American's get bored easily. We start a program with over-the-top enthusiasm, and usually lose interest in a month or two. The step-by-step challenges and variety that are built into the WKC Fitness Program keep the lifter engaged, coming back for more.

  15. Develops Mental Fortitude and Discipline: While this is not a conscious goal of everyone starting a fitness plan, it's something many of us need. For firefighters and athletes the connection is obvious, staying with the set that lasts minutes instead of seconds creates a disciplined athlete or rescue worker. After kettlebells, everything else is just easy.

  16. Builds Practical Work Capacity: In a country where fitness is defined by fab abs, this may be another hard sell, but true work capacity, the ability to shovel out your driveway, fight fires, last 10 rounds, is really what matter most when defining a fit individual.

  17. Program Adapts to Your Goals: When first approaching kettlebell lifting, your goals, or what you expect from a fitness program, will define your progression and / or exercise selection. The kettlebell lifter is always in control of what direction he or she is going in relation to results.

  18. Can Train Alone Or In a Group: Some of us love the social aspect of training in a small or large group, and some love to fly solo. I routinely train group classes with a big emphasis on camaraderie and the students bonding, while others like the privacy and quiet of training on their own. Both work well.

  19. Appropriate for All Age Groups: I've had students from ages 12 to 75, and with some modifications the WKC Fitness Program can be utilized by just about any healthy individual, and produce remarkable results.

  20. Can Be Integrated Into Other Workouts: My students have a variety of backgrounds and goals within their individual training -- Olympic lifters, runners, wrestlers, firefighters, hockey players and golfers to name a few. While training with kettlebells only is a viable option, kettlebell workouts can be part of a bigger picture that incorporates other resistance, flexibility, and endurance training.


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