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10 Minute Solution - Ultimate Kettleball Fat Burner [DVD] [2008]
10 Minute Solution - Ultimate Kettleball Fat Burner [DVD] [2008]
Price: 6.90

1.0 out of 5 stars Roll up for the great kettlebell workout without a kettlebell!!, 14 July 2012
This has to be one of the most deliberately misleading product descriptions I have ever had the misfortune to encounter. The instructor shows you the nice yellow kettlebell for all of two minutes. Then it's "sayonara" kettlebell. She then goes on to tell us that she is going to do a kettlebell workout with a dumbbell. She obviously knows little about kettlebells if she feels a dumbbell workout using kettlebell moves is suitable substitute.
Seasoned kettlebell users will know that there are specific techniques to be mastered first if you want to avoid significant injury to your back and wrists in particular and also of course get results. She obviously doesn't know this otherwise (I would hope) she wouldn't deliberately put potential users in harms way, would she?
So my advice would be not to buy this if you are looking for a kettlebell workout because other than the nice picture of a kettlebell on the front, the word 'kettlebell' in the title, the instructor holding the kettlebell for a couple of minutes to describe it and saying the word kettlebell every so often this is a DUMBBELL workout. And I admittedly feel like a dumbbell for buying it but in my defence there was what looked like a decent amount of potential kettlebell action on the cover sleeve. I was looking for a bit of variety in terms of my home workout and thought this would be useful. Next time I'll try reading the very small print before I purchase.


MECHANIC BELT BUCKLE + display stand
MECHANIC BELT BUCKLE + display stand
Offered by Bucklebox
Price: 16.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Quality excellent service, 23 Feb 2009
Ordered this as a christmas present at the last minute. The company were excellent and promptly forwarded the item the next day and it arrived in time which was great.


Becoming A Writer
Becoming A Writer
by Dorothea Brande
Edition: Paperback

31 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT MOTIVATIONAL BOOK, 20 Nov 2000
This review is from: Becoming A Writer (Paperback)
Despite the fact that this book was written in 1934 it is perhaps one of the most useful books to have on your bookshelf in terms of writing. It deals with the nuts and bolts of getting down to the task of writing consistently and offers essential advice on overcoming psychological blocks to writing. Even though some of the advice may be slightly outdated its essential message is not. If you are looking for ways to motivate yourself to write consistently this is the book.


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