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Dumbbells and dumbbells are great, but if you really want to swing on dynamic new training moves, kettlebells can be your tools .
The Kettlebell is a wonderfully efficient fitness machine with a large drop shape design suitable for turns, presses and kicks, and a kettlebell alone can provide incredibly powerful and core-intensive training, especially when used upside down. One study even found that a 12-minute kettlebell circuit that included swings, cleansers, pushes, and sumo squats could burn more calories than a 12-minute cardiovascular routine, or boost your mind-muscle tone. Connect and activate your shoulders, triceps, back and cores in a single killer turn: the Halo of Death.
When you go to your home gym e You should choose one with a secure grip and solid casting (so if you go the solid metal route). You can also choose adjustable kettlebells for more versatility or some fabric for a softer experience.
Would you like to do more with a kettlebell? Take a look at these 15 KB-centered routines, with one-off steps to fully trained workouts. Then grab one of the following options and start training today.
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TRX Training Saddle
These kettlebells are made by gravity casting to ensure durability and stability. They are available in weights from 4 to 40 kg, so you can customize your own rack.
This Versa-Bell adjustable kettle can be customized with a simple locking pin between 16 and 36 pounds, basically like any machine weight. A cast iron handle provides a firm grip, while the red base of the fire engine increases the cooling factor.
Wacces Vinyl Dipped Kettlebells
Kettlebells can strike your arms and wrists until you find out what you are doing. These vinyl-coated cast iron weights provide a little buffer for your skin and your floor, and the neon colors will be daunting in a dullsville gray basement gymnastics robe.
CAP Barbell Soft Kettlebell
For beginners, these kettlebell poly-canvas bags are filled with iron sand, so they will hurt less if you hit your noggin when you try these halos of death. Reinforced seams and a TPR handle make the bags virtually indestructible and will not damage your wooden floors if dropped.
Marvel Hero Elite Iron Man Kettlebell
We love these iron kettlebells. They come with a chip-resistant coating, because if you're looking for a set that looks like Iron Man, a gorilla, or a screaming chimpanzee, you want those things to last.
POWERBLOCK Adjustable Kettlebell
Engineers designed this all-steel block with a contoured shell for ergonomic excellence, and the magnetic locking pin allows you to adjust your weight from 18 to 35 pounds in a compact device.
JaxJox Smart Kettlebell
This adjustable kettlebell not only has a selection of weights from 12 to 42 pounds – it's also super smart. Track exercises and repetitions with built-in sensors and the companion app, which also gives you a whole host of workouts.
Crown sporting goods black cast iron kettlebell
For the man who is a traditionalist at heart, these log-free black, corrosion-resistant, enamel-coated cast iron kettles do the job – and at a reasonable price.
Rage Fitness Competition Kettlebells
As tough as the kettlebells are, these Cast Iron Cross Trainers have a silky smooth feel to prevent blistering, and a cool color scheme for a little beauty in training.
Valor Fitness Chrome Kettlebell, 8lb
Chrome and cast iron kettlebells are available in weights from 8 to 70 pounds. The grips offer cross-hatching for a better grip (think of your regular fitness barbell) while the rubber emblem cleanly and uniquely identifies the weight.
Merrithew Soft Plus Kettlebells
These super-soft, lightweight kettlebells are doubles as ankle weights. Roll up the two five-pound bags for each traditional kettlebell exercise and roll them out flat for easy storage.
This travel-friendly 1-pound accessory handle turns every set of dumbbells into a set of kettlebells. Give your equipment a new lease of life by collecting dust in your basement or stowing it in your carry-on luggage when you're out and about and want to visit the hotel's gym.
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