COMPARATOR / Kettlebell
Long considered the poor relation of bodybuilding accessories, the kettlebell has long remained in the shadows. From the plastic adjustable weight model to the solid steel block, here we test these essential muscle building companions.
While the barbell pair remains very popular with everyday users, a renewed interest in kettlebells has been felt in recent years with the rise of crossfit. Often forgotten by practitioners at home, this tool remains a must.
Manufacturing quality and ergonomics
Addressed in the "" ergonomics "" section, these points are essential for a kettlebell, since they directly impact the comfort of use and therefore the practice experience. The finish must be neat, the quality materials and the bell judiciously placed to fall under the fingers.
Their flexibility and shape differ from one brand to another.
Versatility / On-board charging
While most models do not offer much freedom at this level, some kettlebells offer a change in weights. It is thus possible to add or remove discs, change the distribution of the load and even take advantage of additional movements.
We test kettlebells in real condition, with different types of exercises to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
Our selection criteria focused on ergonomics, precision, placement of the bell, versatility, texture, finish and design. The possibility of changing the load being a significant "" plus "", especially if there is little space.