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Old 04-13-2007, 06:16 AM   #1
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Default Why KB's are better than DB's?

Yesterday in my mail I got the latest Hard Style from DD and there was a full page of DD comrades explaining why KB's trump DB's. (Coach Rut's blog had a little thing talking about this).

http://coachrut.blogspot.com/2007/04/up-flag-pole.html

Some of these things were the most ridiculous reasons ever!

My wife and I own a few DD KB's at my place but I never bought into the "KB's are better for everything hype." I personally like KB's for swings better than DB's because of the feel. I also prefer doing high rep snatches with a kb rather than a DB too.
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Old 04-13-2007, 06:35 AM   #2
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Greg Everett's piece on KBs in the PMenu is a good place to start.

You can't do GS with a dumbbell!

Wait, there was that goofy 4x4 guy who did dumbbell curls and presses for hundreds of reps and 20-45 minute duration sets with the 40# db.

http://www.fitness4x4.com/
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:05 AM   #3
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How dare you call Dragan goofy!

But you're spot on. He's doing GS with dbs. Didn't I say previously he was the poorman's Pavel?
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:11 AM   #4
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I liked Rutman's post as well, while I miss his workouts I enjoy reading his thoughts!
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:11 AM   #5
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DD pushing KBs?? No way.......
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:17 AM   #6
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DD pushing KBs?? No way.......
Some of those reasons...soooo LAMEEEEE!!!!
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:22 AM   #7
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Like:

KBs won't roll off your desk
KBs come with a Free carrying handle
KBs come in a variety of colors such as black, and blacker
KBs are too heavy for people to steal
KBs act as a home security system when placed over doorways
KBs will make you speak Russian
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Old 04-13-2007, 08:01 AM   #8
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Dragon Door? What do they know about anything?

Kettlebells are so last year...

http://www.fitness4x4.com/images/article2a.jpg

Believe in the Serb!
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Dragon Door? What do they know about anything?

Kettlebells are so last year...

http://www.fitness4x4.com/images/article2a.jpg

Believe in the Serb!
I've never even heard of this guy....sheesh I think my arms would fall off!

BTW James I will preemptively blame you for my arms falling off since now I just have to see how many of these I can do in a row.

"It's just a flesh wound..."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9HrinSGOvs
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Old 04-13-2007, 08:49 AM   #10
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Dragon Door? What do they know about anything?

Kettlebells are so last year...

http://www.fitness4x4.com/images/article2a.jpg

Believe in the Serb!
My favorite part of the article is: "Bearded scientists may not agree with him, but Dragan is adamant that people should give it a go and see for themselves."

I want to know what the clean shaven scientists say about it!!
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