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What size Kettlebells should I be using?

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Kettlebells – Selecting The Right Weight What size Kettlebells should I be using? They come in many shapes and sizes but that wasn’t always the way. When kettlebells re-emerged from hiding in 2001 popularized by Pavel Tsatsouline the only weights available were 16kg, 24kg and 32kg. These were the traditional sizes used in Russia and the kettlebell was measured in ‘poods’ 1 pood was 16kg, 1.5 poods 24kg & 2 poods 32kg. The Russian way of thinking was that if you are a boy use 16kgs, a […]

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Choosing the Right Weight Lifting Equipment for You

When you decide to engage in a training program at home, it’s wise and practical to identify what is the right weight lifting equipment for you. Do not just buy anything without prior planning because buying in impulse is not really recommended.. The first thing that you need to do is to identify why you want to train. Do you want to lose weight or gain weight? Or is it for improving your strength and endurance? Or just to tone your muscles? After identifying your purpose, look […]

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