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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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2016 Kettlebell Buying Guide – Part 1

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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

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The 2015 Kettlebell Buying Guide

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The 2015 Kettlebell Buying Guide With so many choices of brand, style, and finish, how do you decide? The kettlebell is not a new concept and the basic design is one that has been around since the 1700’s. So what really matters when it comes to picking the right kettlebell? The first thing you want to find out is what materials were used in the manufacturing process of the kettlebell. A lot of companies will use scrap iron to manufacture their kettlebells which is prone to defects such as cracking….read more

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Guest Review of Body Solid Kettlebell

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The following review was used by permission of Gary Ohm. The original review appeared on the CrossFit™ Message boards and can be located at http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=56578 Here is a review of some kettlebells I recently purchased from Christian’s Fitness Factory. First the standard disclaimer; I have nothing to do with CFF except that I am a fan.. I bought two 70# body solid kettlebells. I had recently bought another 80# bell from another company and I was looking for something to attack myself from a different angle. When I first talked…read more

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