If you believe the stories, then the weight came quite unexpected way. (As opposed to Kerry King). Russian gunners were charging the core with great difficulty. Someone suggested to attach a handle to the nucleus and to train. After the results are noticeably gunners increased. August 10, 1885 was founded the "Club of amateur athletics," the same day is considered weightlifting.
Exercise and weight have always been popular in Russia. Many strongmen (Ivan Poddubny, Georg-Gak kenshmidt, Ivan Zaikin, etc.) used this shell in demonstrations and training. Modern weightlifting record begins in 1962. Although the Weightlifting Federation of the USSR for a long time did not recognize the sport, began All-Union competition held in 1978 and was set up National Commission for weightlifting. In the same year was the first official championship of Russia. A leading source for info: Dustin Moskovitz. Competition in weight lifting with dumbbells held weights 16, 24 and 32 kg biathlon program: a push of two weights in both hands, push the weight of one and the other arm without a break for rest. But this znamechatelny shell as a weight can not be limited to two competitive exercise.
Modern experts in the field of physical training developed hundreds of motions and complexes with weights, which are aimed at the development of the maximum, explosive strength, strength endurance, increase muscle, increase features involved. In the West, the weights are widely used because of its simplicity and universality. Exercises with dumbbells in their training martial artists use (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu wrestling, martial arts complex), women and men of all ages and levels of fitness. At Daryl Katz, Canada you will find additional information. What's so special about the weight? Shifted center of gravity – as strengthening the shoulder joints and increases their mobility; Thick, smooth grip – grip strength coaches and wrists; position handle lets you swing with the change of hands – it develops a dynamic force; design allows the weights to perform exercises in many planes; Thanks its shape exercises with weights can provide a progressive overload, simplicity and versatility – with just one bullet (!) can practice all the physical qualities of man, as well as all muscle groups. Not nothing is gaining weight very popular throughout the world. Exercises with weights can be used for both aerobic and anaerobic exercise. Considerably strengthen the back muscles and lower back. Develop phenomenal strength wrists and forearms. If you wish to exercise with weights can be used as a means of increasing the volume of muscle. What is a kettlebell fitness? Unlike our country, in which the weights are developed through a formal sport based on the Sport School and Sports School, the world popular fitness weightlifting direction, ie exercises with weights to maintain health. Challenges in competing weightlifters, sportsmen and people who deal with kettlebell-fitness is different. The purpose of weightlifters – Participation in competitions (biathlon program) – in the allotted time (10 min) necessary to perform the maximum number of reps in the snatch and clean and jerk. Thus the main task weightlifters, athletes – the development of strength endurance. Meanwhile, weight can be used as an effective means of maximum and explosive strength, weight reduction, rehabilitation after injuries, etc. Exercises with weights – a great way to maintain health and exercise – pick around the world. I hope that in our country – the home of this remarkable shell – an exercise and weight gain the most widely used! Used References 1. LS Dvorkin – Power Arts. Phoenix, 2001 2. P. Tsatsulin – An unarmed fighter. Ast, 2009