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Kettlebell History and Fun Facts

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Kettlebell Facts: Remnants of kettlebells goes as far bar as 1800 – 1700 B.C. A Kettlebell is basically a canon shaped ball with a handle Kettlebells were originally called Kettleballs and were hollow on the inside At the museum Olympia in Greece, it is possible to see a stone kettlebell weighing 143 kg, with the following words carved in it “Bibon heaved up me above the head by one hand”. Though Kettlebells have evolved over the centuries, you can find evidence of weight training with a handle, which can be…read more

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Kettlebell Training 101; Kettlebell Buying Guide Part 3

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Kettlebell Training 101 – Kettlebell Buying Guide Part 3 In last two articles we spoke about choosing the kettlebell that is right for you. Today, we are fortunate enough to have Kelly Scott, Owner of Fulton Kettlebells and Creator of the ForeverStrong(TM) Fitness System here to go over kettlebell training, the basics and more advanced movements, and creating kettlebell workouts. Kelly is a certified personal trainer by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She earned the Russian Kettlebell Certification (RKC) and a level II Kettlebell Certification through StrongFirst (SFG2). As a…read more

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Building Pro Style Dumbbells

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Building Pro Style Dumbbells Often we are asked about building pro style dumbbells, so we wanted to take a moment to go over the breakdown of a pro style dumbbell and what were some choices. When building a set of Pro Style Dumbbells, you need to first choose what size handle grip you want. The sizes available on the market are 28mm (1”), 30mm (1 1/16”), 32mm (1 1/8”), 35mm, & 38mm (1.5” thick grip). I wrote in 35mm and Ivanko used to make them, but I am not sure…read more

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CFF 2016 Kettlebell Buying Guide – Part 2 “Where can I buy a used Kettlebell?”

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Where can I buy a used Kettlebell? CFF 2016 Kettlebell Buying Guide – Part 2 To better understand our customer base, we went to google and pulled the 10 most asked questions about kettlebells online. Over the next few weeks, we will covering these questions. Where can i buy used kettlebells How to use kettlebells video How long to workout with kettlebells How to use kettlebells for arms Where are metrixx kettlebells made What are cap kettlebells made of How to use kettlebells properly How to workout with kettlebells What…read more

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31 years of the Mr Olympia! Who is the greatest of all time?

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One of the biggest arguments in the body building world is who was the greatest Olympic champion of all time. Now on a personal note, I personally think Arnold Schwarzenegger was and is the most iconic Mr. Olympia ever. Not sure anyone could responsibly argue that, but the best ever, I am not sure. This coming from a person that idolized Arnold starting at about 11 years old. I mean I do not think there was a lifter alive that did not want to be or look like him back…read more

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