Developed as a physical training aid by the Russian Army, kettlebells started finding their way into the US during the 1960s. While traditional weight training is aimed at working and strengthening individual muscles, the swinging movements of kettlebell exercises work several groups of muscles at the same time. Advocates claim kettlebell programs are perfect for improving athletic performance.
One of the relative newcomers on the fitness scene is a regimen known as CrossFit. Check out some of the best CrossFit studios in the Tampa Bay area.