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
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
2016 Kettlebell Buying Guide – Part 1 Whether you are new to kettlebells, to working out, or are like me and like to do your research before you make a purchase, I am here to tell you not all kettlebells are created equal. As a manufacture of kettlebells for the past 10 years, CFF is here to guide you and answer some of the most commonly asked questions as well as basic questions you should be asking yourself. What kind of workout will you be doing? Are you Preparing to…read more
It’s not always easy to go outside and get in some cardio. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night might keep the mailman home, but they can certainly lead to a skipped run or ride for the rest of us. That’s when it’s nice to have some indoor cardio equipment at home.