Is a 12 kg kettlebell heavy?

A 12kg kettlebell could be too heavy for women and young athletes who are new to strength training; especially for individuals that have not been active before starting with kettlebell training. It could also be too heavy for intermediate level women, who are learning new exercise progressions.

Are cast iron kettlebells better?

If your aim is to build strength and power at a lower price point, you should consider purchasing a cast iron kettlebell. You’ll see this bell most commonly in commercial, CrossFit, and home gyms, as it’s the most versatile option of the different types of kettlebells.

How big is 12kg kettlebell?

26 lbs.
Russian Kettlebell – 12kg (26 lbs.)

Are cast iron kettlebells better than vinyl?

The plastic kettlebell is made with a vinyl coating. It is a budget-friendly option for most beginners. The iron kettlebell is made from cast iron. It is of higher quality, more durable, and is suited for a wide variety of kettlebell exercises.

What’s the difference between vinyl and cast iron weights?

The cast-iron kettlebell, often referred to as the “original” kettlebell, is made of just that, cast-iron. The handle and weight are consistent in material and design. The vinyl kettlebell is generally similar to the cast-iron, but has an added vinyl coating that covers the weight and sometimes the handle.

Why do kettlebells feel heavier than dumbbells?

However, because the kettlebell’s load is “condensed and displaced” into a ball I can tell you an 80lb kettlebell feels heavier than an 80lb dumbbell or 80lbs on a barbell. Another reason kettlebells are effective is because there area lot of lifts you can do with just a single kettlebell.

What does 100 kettlebell swings a day do?

100 kettlebell swings a day improves your posture, reduces back pain, promotes health testosterone and growth hormone levels, and builds a habit of movement and fitness into your daily lives.