There was a good article today about the booming use of kettlebells in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kettlebells – old school and the latest thing
Amy Moon, Special to The Chronicle
John Wild Buckley keeps an old copy of Mr. America magazine from 1942
because of the cover, specifically the anvil-shaped weights sitting at the
feet of that year’s barrel-chested, barbell-clinching winner.
“Kettlebells have been around awhile,” he said, “but they’re difficult to
learn, so people just quit on them.”
Buckley, 31, a former personal trainer at Equinox Sports Club in San
Francisco, is a World Kettlebell Club master instructor, who now trains
people exclusively on kettlebells, mostly at the Breakaway Performance
Center in North Beach.
Read the rest of the article here: SF Chronicle Kettlebell Article