What is a Kettlebell?

What is a Kettlebell anyway?

The kettlebell or the girya is a traditional Russian cast iron weight looking somewhat like a cannonball with the handle. The kettlebell has become a popular exercise tool in the United States. Kettlebells go back as far as the 1700's. As it first appeared in a Russian Dictionary. Kettlebells were so popluar though the strongman and weightlifter community they were referred to as Givevik,or "a kettlebell man." Some modern kettlebells feature adjustable weights. Kettlebell workouts are intended to increase strength, endurance, agility and balance, challenging both the muscular and cardiovascular system with dynamic, total body movements. We at Precision Kettlebells use authentic Dragon Door Kettlebells.