Do you really know “Kettlebell”?

Kettlebell is a kind of dumbbell or free weight dumbbell. It has a round base and a curved handle. From a distance, it looks like a cannonball with a handle. It can bomb every inch of your muscles.

Because of the shape, English named it “kettlebell”. The word split to see “kettle” means “a metal vessel used to boil or heat liquids over a flame”. The word goes back further to the Proto-Germanic word “katilaz” which literally means a deep pot or dish.The bell at the back is also very appropriate. It is the sound of a bell. The meaning of “kettlebell” is two words put together. Kettlebells originated in Russia, the Russian word for kettlebells: гиря is pronounced “girya”.

powder coated kettlebell (8)

The kettlebell originated in Russia. It was a Russian weight 300-400 years ago, and it was finally discovered that it is also good for exercise. So the fighting clan pot used it as a fitness tool and organized activities and competitions. In 1913, the best-selling fitness magazine “Hercules” portrayed it as a fat-reducing tool in the eyes of the public. After many developments, the kettlebell committee was established in 1985, and it has officially become a formal sports event with competition rules. Today, it has become an indispensable third type of free strength equipment in the fitness field. Its value is reflected in muscle endurance, muscle strength, explosive power, cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, muscle hypertrophy, and fat loss.

Authentic kettlebells are made of cast iron or steel and will impress you the first time you see this object and the first time you train with it.

powder coated kettlebell

Kettlebells, dumbbells, and barbells are known as the three major training bells, but obviously, kettlebells are objects that are vastly different from the later two. Dumbbells and barbells are almost balanced and coordinated, and there are only a handful of explosive movements for both: squat jump, clean and jerk, snatch, and these movements try to pursue short moment arms, and pursue energy-saving and short-work training as much as possible. Unlike dumbbells and barbells, the center of gravity of the kettlebell is beyond the hand, which is a completely unbalanced structure.

Post time: Nov-18-2022