It is also known as”Girya” in Russia. It is considered one of the greatest tools in fitness and can help you build muscle, melt fat and improve your conditioning. The wrong usage of the Kettlebell can lead to serious injury, so please read about training routines, the recommended weight to get started, the recommended number of repetitions and everything related to this kind of workout. Find a certified instructor to know more and to get started. Please consider starting with low amounts of weight if you are a beginner.
The kettlebell or girya is a cast-iron or cast steel weight (resembling a cannonball with a handle) used to perform ballistic exercises that combine cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training. They are also the primary equipment used in the weightlifting sport of girevoy sport. Russian kettlebells are traditionally measured in weight by pood, which (rounded to metric units) is defined as 16 kilograms (35 lb).