If you're gearing up for a KeepFit Women program, KFW FitCamp® or KFW StrollerFit, it's important to know what to pack in your bag. We want to make your fitness experience both enjoyable and effective! We recommend wearing comfortable workout clothing, bringing water and one set of dumbbells. Typically, members find that 10lb, 12lb, or 15lb dumbbells are perfect for most exercises. However, you won't be limited to just those weights. Your KeepFit Women coaches will bring additional equipment, such as dumbbells, kettlebells, agility ladders, battle ropes, and more, to keep your workouts challenging and interesting.
Now, you might be wondering why you should bring your own dumbbells and why we also provide additional equipment. It all comes down to a fundamental principle of fitness – progressive overload. This concept is the key to ensuring that the weights you use during your workouts provide a challenge and help you make real progress.
Progressive overload is about gradually increasing the demands you place on your body to promote growth and improvement. When you lift weights, your muscles adapt to the stress you put them through. If you find that the exercise is too easy, it's time to increase the load (aka weight). On the other hand, if it's too difficult to maintain proper form, it's best to go a bit lighter. It is important to keep in mind that if your workouts don't present a challenge, you might not achieve the best possible results.
Your KeepFit Women coaches understand the importance of variety and progression. That's why they provide additional equipment to challenge you and keep things interesting. Additionally, when you join us at KFW FitCamp®️ or KFW StrollerFit, you're not just lifting weights on your own. Our KeepFit Women coaches are highly trained and knowledgeable in the art of fitness. They understand that there are ways to make movements more challenging without necessarily increasing the weight. For example, they might tweak the tempo of a movement, add a plyometric aspect to it, or introduce innovative variations that target specific muscle groups. (Not sure what that means, no worries, thats why we're here!!) This expertise is one of the many benefits of working with a highly qualified professional. With their guidance, you'll learn how to maximize your workouts and achieve your goals more efficiently. It's all about getting the most out of every session. The result? Improved strength, endurance, and overall fitness.
If you have questions or need further guidance, don't hesitate to reach out to us. Shoot us an email, and we'll be more than happy to help. At KeepFit Women, we're excited about the opportunity to help you crush your health and fitness goals. Your success is our mission, and we can't wait to see you thrive in your journey to a healthier, stronger, and happier you. Let's get moving and make those goals a reality!