Fitness DVD Don't Buy - 10 Min Solution Kettlebell Workout
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
I bought this DVD about 6 weeks ago, before I was laid off, but decided to do it only today.
What a disappointment! Mostly because...wait for it......
The instructor doesn't even USE A *&%^) KETTLEBELL.
Now, I don't know about you guys...but when I purchase a kettlebell workout, I expect there to be a...oh...I don't know....KETTLEBELL at least somewhere in sight. But I looked through all 5 of the workouts on this DVD, and the instructor uses a dumbbell in all of them. Every SINGLE one. She never picks up a SINGLE kettlebell. Except, apparently, on the DVD cover.
Now...I already know how to work out with dumbbells, and even if I didn't there are about a million DVDs in my collection which feature them, and serve my needs adequately in that area. The whole reason for buying this DVD was because I wanted to get some specific instruction in the proper use of a kettlebell. My understanding is that there is a particular technique, and that form & technique are very important when using this piece of equipment to avoid injury. Therefore, I bought the DVD so as to get a basic idea of how to handle the thing properly without whacking myself in the leg, putting out my back, etc.
I know. It's a completely unrealistic expectation to expect there to be an actual kettlebell in a kettlebell workout. But nevertheless, that was what I was expecting.
$15, flushed down the toilet.
And people wonder why the only DVDs I like anymore are Beachbody.
Okay...rant over. Just had to get this off my chest.