Friday, May 6, 2011

Kettlebody By Brook: Cardio Kettlebell Review



Review: Kettlebody by Brook: Cardio Kettlebell
Brook Benten, 2011 

This is a 30 minute cardio kettlebell routine led by Brook in a nice open studio w/ cute lime green curtains in the background. Brook works out w/ 2 backgrounders and provides power or lower impact modifications for many of the exercises. You will only need a kettlebell for this workout (I used a 10# dumbbell). 

Exercises include: halo, squat & OH press, side lunge & squat w/ woodchop, walking lunges w/ a pass through, suit case squats w/ a hop, kettlebell swings, 1 arm swings, squat-hop-Mt. climber combo, kettlebell swing & outer thigh raise, swing & travel pliet, etc. 

I would rate this a solid to high intermediate workout that has almost NO impact- love that as my knees cant always take a high impact workout but I love high intensity! The pace of this workout is great and it really moves right along. I like the 25 minute time frame- it makes this nonstop workout totally do-able, great as a stand alone or to add on to other workouts. I love Brook- great cuing, great form & pointers, great energy. Will be looking out for more from her!!!! You could easily heavy up and use this as a strength workout- very versatile. I received this dvd to review. 



I received a sample of this product to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest review. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.  I can not be held responsible for errors in entering this contest, shipping errors, postage errors, damage in transit, or undelivered prizes.

124 comments:

  1. I'd like to try Cardio Pump Fusion. koerner77@yahoo.com

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  2. I learned that Brook has a masters degree in Physical Education.

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  3. I entered the Jessica Smith giveaway.

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  6. I commented on your interview #1.

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  7. I commented on your interview #2.

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  8. I would love to try the kettlebell butts and guts dvd! I already have a kettlebell and would love to have more exercise to do with it!
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  9. I think the Butts and Guts workout sounds right up my alley.

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  10. I learned that Brook has free audio MP3 workouts on her site which I am totally going to check out in a few minutes!

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  11. I like Cardiopump Fusion on facebook.

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  12. I entered the Paul Katami 4x4 bootcamp giveaway.

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  13. I would also try butts and gutts! michellehaskell at gmail dot com

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  14. I learned: Kettlebell training is very transferable to athletic performance

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  15. I : Like Cardiopump Fusion on facebook: Michelle Riebeek

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  16. I Like Fitness For the Rest of Us on facebook: Michelle Riebeek

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  17. I Follow Brook on twitter: @michelleriebeek

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  18. I follow you on twitter: @michelleriebeek

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  19. I follow Brook on twitter. @ekoerner84

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  20. Cardio Pump Fusion
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  21. I learned Brook was awkward as a child.

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  22. Already like Cardio Pump Fusion on FB

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  23. Already like Fitness for the Rest of Us on FB

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  24. I entered the 10 pounds down giveaway

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  25. reblogged #1
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  30. I entered the collagevideo Paul Katami Bootcamp

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  31. I left a comment on the Two Belles Fitness interview with Brook. It was genuine even though it had a typo :(

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  32. I left a comment on the Two Belles Fitness interview with Brook #2

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  33. I left a comment under your Yoga Burn review

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  34. I left a comment under your Bell Body Sculpt review

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  35. I'd like to try her CARDIOPUMP fusion.

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  36. I learned that she has cooking content on her website too.

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  37. Like Cardiopump Fusion on facebook

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  38. Like Fitness For the Rest of Us on facebook

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  39. entered A.S.A.P. Hollywood 4X4 Bootcamp

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  40. entered 10 Pounds Down Weight Loss Cardio giveaway.

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  41. I would like to try Cardio Pump Fusion! fitkitty1 at gmail dot com .
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  42. I already like Cardio Pump Fusion on facebook.

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  43. I already like Fitness for the Rest of Us on facebook.

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  44. Faithful follower of your blog (via GFC).

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  45. Already follow Brook on twitter.

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  46. I already follow you on twitter.

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  47. I entered your Jessica Smith 10 Pounds Down giveaway.

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  48. I entered your Collage Video giveaway.

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  49. I visited her web site and learned that Kettlebells were originally measured in poods (one pood is approximately 35-pounds), and people used 1, 1.5, or 2 pood Kettlebells.

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  50. I left a genuine comment on Two Belles Fitness interview with Brook. Great interview!

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  51. Yes, I left a genuine comment on Two Belles Fitness interview with Brook.

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  52. I left a comment on your review of Yoga Burn. Ouch, just the word "burn" scares me! This looks like a tough workout!

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  53. I left a comment on your review of Bell Body Sculpt.

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  54. I'd also like to try 'cardio fusion'
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  55. I learned Brook's fitness career started in the late 90's w/ teaching step aerobics

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  56. Left a comment on Brook interview
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  57. Left a comment on Brook interview
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  58. I would also like to try Cardio pump fusion

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  59. I am a GFC follower

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  60. Brook was "hopeless and helpless in organized sport" but found her fit in baton twirling.

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  61. entered jessica smith giveaway
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  62. commented on 'yoga burn' review

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  63. I tweeted today #1. @ekoerner84

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  64. I tweeted today #1. @ekoerner84

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  65. I tweeted today #2. koerner77@yahoo.com

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  69. I tweeted today #3. koerner77@yahoo.com

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  70. I like CardioPump fitness LLC on facebook. Entry #2 ericah518 at hotmail dot com

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  71. I visited http://cardiopump.com and found some really cool recipes I plan to try. Entry #1 ericah518 at hotmail dot com

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  72. I like Fitness For The Rest Of Us on facebook. Entry #3 ericah518 at hotmail dot com

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  73. of Brook's DVDs I've tried Butts & Guts and Cardio Pump Fusion. I'd like to try the revised version of Butts & Guts to see what the differences are. This is the mandatory entry for ericah518 at hotmail dot com

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  74. I would like to try the Kettlebell: Butts & Guts

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  75. I tweeted about the giveaway today #1. koerner77@yahoo.com

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  76. I tweeted today #2. koerner77@yahoo.com

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  77. I tweeted today #3. koerner77@yahoo.com

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  78. I tweeted today 1. http://twitter.com/#!/ekoerner84/status/69026901926219776

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  79. I'd like to try the cardio pump fusion.

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  80. I learned she has free mp3 workouts on her site.

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  81. I'm a gfc follower.

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  82. I entered the 10lbs down cardio giveaway.

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  83. Brooke has a masters degree.

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  84. I couldn't enter due to the read only and just found your blog. Incase you are extending due to the outage.

    I'd like Kettlebell Butts & Gutts since I am an endurance runner.

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  85. I follow your blog. Thanks.

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  86. I would like to try butts and guts
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  87. I like you on FB
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  88. I follow Brooke on twitter
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  89. I follow you on twitter
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  90. I would definitely be interested in the Cardiopump Fusion too!
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  91. GFC follower!
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  92. Brook Benten Twitter follower @nwhomesteader
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  93. Fitness for the rest of us twitter follower @nwhomesteader
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  94. Cardio pump fusion
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  96. fitness for the rest of us
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  97. follow you on twitter
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  98. Cardiopump Fusion is another DVD I'd like to try.
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  99. Entered the 10 Pounds Down DVD giveaway. LPoser1[AT] gmail [DOT] com

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  100. I'd like to try the butts & gutts

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  101. I am a facebook fan (Anne Jolly) of cardio pump fusion

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  102. I am a facebook fan (Anne Jolly) of yours

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  103. I follow you on twitter, lunaj1456

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  104. I learned that in 2009, Brook was honored with receiving the SMU President’s Award for Continuing Excellence. LPoser1[AT] gmail [DOT] com

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  105. I tweeted today #2. http://twitter.com/#!/ekoerner84/status/69235264383492097

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  106. I tweeted today #3. http://twitter.com/#!/ekoerner84/status/69260435462959104

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  107. I entered your Collage Video Paul Katami giveaway.

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  108. entered Paul Katami's A.S.A.P. Hardball Conditioning giveaway

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