Why not Make your own Kettlebell?

Kettlebells have are the hottest fitness equipment nowadays for many good reasons. First, you can derive a great workout from these nifty but compact equipment since in a few weeks time, your fat will melt like butter. Also,there’s this advantage of building up strength and stamina due to the ballistic movements that you have to do like the swing, snatch ,jerk and clean. Undoubtedly, mixed martial arts practitioners include a kettlebell work-out into their routine to acquire explosive power that can tackle opponents. Nevertheless, using a kettlebell for your workout is enough to sculpt your body. There is only one issue in buying a kettbell – its cost. Thus, make your own kettlebell so that you can still get the good benefits for your body without spending that much

When you make your own kettlebell, you can select the materials, change some features to fit your needs and save a lot of cash. Even a lightweight kettbell nowadays is almost a hundred dollars plus shipping costs. So when you make your own kettlebell, you don’t spend much since all you need are the materials available in a local hardware.The following instructions can guide you so you can make your own kettlebell . By the way, you can view the image at todayfitness.net website to have an idea.

Materials :

1-1″x 6″ steel nipple ( outside diameter is 1 and 1/4″)
2- pieces of 1″ 90 degree elbows
2-1″x 4 1/2″ steel nipple (vertical pcs)
2-1″ ‘T’s 1-1″x12’ steel nipple (through plates)
2 pieces – 1′ end caps
6-5 pound standard barbell plates

Start by connecting the “90 degree elbows to the corners of the 1” x 6” steel nipple. However, the main handle would use the 1”x 6” steel nipple .Insert the barbell plates in between the 1” x 12” steel nipple but keep in mind that the 3/4” pipe can bore through all of the plates. Longer vertical pieces are useful for heavier plates. Put the endcaps at the T”s end.

Now , you realize that when you make your own kettlebell it’s more practical.