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Old 09-06-2007, 10:11 AM   #27
-Ross Hunt
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Originally Posted by Eric Jones View Post

The only thing is I would say it is more akin to hard-style KB lifting.

... Our less experienced clients use dumbbells and kettlebells first.
I think that's right.

You can definitely get a huge metcon impact out of dumbbells and kettlebells, definitely out of proportion to their load; unilateral stuff is great for metcon because you can 'rest' one said and load the other, and eliminate most strength-endurance limitations just by switching sides like that. I lifted KBs before I oly-lifted. They're a great tool for beginners, especially when you have a lot of people to train at once.
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