Kettlebells are specially designed weights made from cast iron that resemble small tea kettles. They are designed with a rounded handle on top which can easily be grasped with one or two hands and then swung around in different directions. This swinging motion requires you to engage your core muscles to keep your body [...]
Kettlebells are shaped like cannonballs and have a handle. They come in a variety of weights from 4kg to 56kg, but if you are a starter, it is recommended that men begin with the 16KG and women begin with the 8KG before moving onto heavier weights.
Kettlebells may be used to perform most exercises that typically utilize barbells or dumbbells, but offer even more variety because of their construction, which leads to improved strength, muscular endurance, tone, coordination and core strength.