The kettlebell has been used for hundreds of years to train different muscle groups. It is impossible to imagine a gym without kettlebells, and it has found its way into many households so that people can train with a kettlebell whenever they want. But where does the kettlebell actually come from, what types are there and what exactly can you train with it?
If you think of jumping ropes, the first thing you might think of is the schoolyard. But the jumping rope, also known as a skipping rope, has long lost this image and for many athletes a jumping rope has become an essential part of their workout routine. And rightly so, because the jumping rope is an ideal warm-up, it is an important part of strength training and you train your whole body with it.
You've probably come across both terms: Bulgarian bags and strength bags. Both are bags, and both are for strength training. But what is the difference between the two bags? And which one is best suited for your training goals?
Do you want to train with weights at home, but you don't fancy using halters? Then go for dumbbells! There are many advantages to training with dumbbells. We will discuss this in more detail. In addition, a number of dumbbells are reviewed, so that you can make a good choice as to which dumbbells suit you best.
A mat is perhaps one of the most versatile sporting accessories. You can use a mat for many different exercises and sports, not just fitness or yoga. They are available in different thicknesses and can be made from various materials, and often you can also choose between various colours and prints.