What size of kettlebell should I use?

What size of kettlebell should I use?

It is best to use the Kettlebell size that you are most comfortable with for two to three exercises you want to put into a flow. For example, women can use Kettlebells between 18LBS and 26LBS for their Kettlebell Flows and men can use one between 26LBS and 44LBS for their flows.

What size kettlebell should I get beginner?

To make the exercise easy and comfortable for you, here’s the suggested kettlebell size for beginners: Kettlebell size of 35lbs (16kg) for males. Kettlebell size of 18lbs (8kg) for women.

What weight of kettlebell should I use?

As a male beginner, start with a 10 or 12kg kettlebell. For women, starting with a 6 or 8kg kettlebell is most effective. Going to use the kettlebell for leg exercises? For men, start with a weight of 16kg and for women, a weight of 12kg.

What size kettlebell should a woman use?

An average, active women should start with a kettlebell between 6 kg – 13 lb and 8 kg – 18 lb. An athletic woman should start with a kettlebell between 8 kg – 18 lb and 12 kg – 26 lb and out of shape, inactive women should try a bell between 4 kg – 9 lb and 6 kg – 13 lb.

Is 8kg kettlebell too light?

An 8kg is likely not too heavy for anyone. It can be a perfect weight for women and young athletes who are beginners to use for stronger foundational exercises, like the squat, deadlift, and 2-arm kettlebell swing. An 8 kg kettlebell may feel heavy for those who are beginners, but it is not too heavy.

Is a 4 kg kettlebell too light?

You’ll be throwing around a 4-kg (9 lb.) kettlebell like nothing. If you do this, you will never perfect your form, you will never progress to heavier weights, and you will not achieve the real benefits that kettlebells have to offer. Don’t go too light!

Is 16kg kettlebell enough?

A 16kg kettlebell is likely too heavy for all beginner lifters (men & women), and even for lifters with some strength training experience – if it’s being used for more controlled and skilled exercises, rather than foundational exercises.

Do I need one or two kettlebells?

Unlike dumbbells, you only need one kettlebell of each size. This is because kettlebell training is functional exercise at its best. In fact, working only one side of your body at a time allows you to work more muscle groups.

Is 12kg 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.

What is the best kettlebell weight to start with?

Guidelines. Most people should start with a kettlebell weight of between 8 kg and 16 kg. A beginner female should start with an 8-kg bell, as the 4 kg is not heavy enough to provide a solid weight lifting effect for most women. Women with more weight lifting experience and fitness can start with a 12-kg bell.

What kettlebell weight should a woman use?

With a collection of 3 kettlebells you can practice different exercises, for example at intermediate level: Two Handed Kettlebell Swing weight – Women 16kg (35lbs), Men 24kg (53lbs) One Handed Kettlebell Swing weight – Women 12kg (25lbs), Men 16kg (35lbs) Turkish Get Ups, Windmills, Bottoms Up Clean weight- Women 8kg (15lbs), Men 12kg (25lbs)

What size kettlebells for men?

Kettlebell sizes for men. Upper Body: Men should start with a 16kg or 35-pound kettlebell. Lower Body: Start with a 32kg or 70 pound kettlebell. Dynamic Exercises: Using the scales above, men should start with a 24kg or 53 pound kettlebell.