our feathered friends: condition kettlebell gym

Forget the cup of sugar… our neighbor brings us a great form of exercise. Founded in 2007, Condition Gym sits in Studioplex and utilizes the kettlebell. We’ve all heard the buzz. The little thing that resembles a cool cannon ball is a great way to get in shape fast. Our very own Amy and Christine have even been head over heels for Condition for a while.

So, we know, exercise is one of those things that we need to do, even want to do, but may not always like to do. This is where kettlebells come in. Originating in Russia, the kettlebell was originally used by the Russian armed forces to train their soldiers. In the 1700s, they were integrated into the Russian Olympics, becoming a point of national pride and symbol of strength. So, needless to say, the art practiced at Condition is intense and powerful. It’s a way to lose weight, gain muscle, and get energized and healthy. The exercise even lowers heart rate and blood pressure all while providing balanced development of all muscle groups. And while the wide range of benefits makes kettlebells a good option for everyone, it’s especially wonderful for those who let their mind wander in a workout and the “I ate a protein bar for lunch” busy. Why? Kettle bells are quick. We’re talking dropping 600-900 calories in 45 minutes quick.

Condition understands the curiosity and wonder surrounding a new workout and Delaine Ross, kettlebell pro and founder of Condition, offers a free consultation along with an awesome introductory workshop for $10 (regularly $47!) with mention of Aviary. They also believe in overall, whole body health and are partnered with Personal Trainer Foods to give you a nutrition kick-start as well. Let’s get healthy!