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The 8/16 theory of Bells!

August, 2017
The Master Responds

What are the right weights to start your training with Kettlebells?

Very few people understand that the usage of kettlebells is different from that of dumbbells. Hence, the starting weight for training is not the same either.

The majority of liftings done with dumbbells are single-plane static movements, which are primarily for muscle hypertrophy; whilst kettle bell lifting is used for conditioning, which supports hypertrophy but in a secondary fashion.

When you start lifting with dumbbells, you start with smaller weights like 1 or 2kgs, for these reasons:


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