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How To Paint Kettlebell

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Maria Garcia
• Wednesday, 23 December, 2020
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July 12, 2007, Anthony DiMaggio has some of the coolest kettle bells I have ever seen. Well, today I spent the entire day stripping, sanding, and painting all 12 of my kettle bells to see if I could duplicate Anthony’s results. I am happy to report I was successful.

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Pictures are above, but below are the general directions and procedures I followed. White spray paint Colored spray paint Clear spray paint Emory cloth (sandpaper for metal) Heavy gauge rubber gloves Mineral spirits Small scrub brush, steel wool, and scraper Drexel or other detailed sanding apparatus (optional) Clean Strip Deep Down Aerosol Stripper (About Halfway down)1.

Although the Waders have a nice finish, I find that the paint adheres better to the kettle bell if it is bare metal. Apply the stripper liberally and let it sit.

Wearing gloves (this stripper will sting if it comes into contact with skin), use the scraper, steel wool, and brush to remove the finish. Sand imperfections in the handle with a Drexel, if necessary (generally not necessary to any great extent with the Waders).

You’ll have a kettle bell with a metal handle and a colored bell. Apply a clear coat to the entire bell, including the handle.

I loosely tried to follow the kettle bell sport color scheme of 12 kg=blue, 16 kg= yellow, 24 kg=green. The yellow paint cracked on top of the primer, but the effect was pretty cool.

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I messed up the other side of these and will have to redo them at some point, but I am happy with the result. The original finish on This comes off quite nicely with the chemical treatment I used.

I need to find a Texas Longhorn stencil to complete these two. Well, today I spent the entire day stripping, sanding, and painting all 12 of my kettle bells to see if I could duplicate Anthony’s results. I am happy to report I was successful.

Pictures are above, but below are the general directions and procedures I followed. White spray paint Colored spray paint Clear spray paint Emory cloth (sandpaper for metal) Heavy gauge rubber gloves Mineral spirits Small scrub brush, steel wool, and scraper Drexel or other detailed sanding apparatus (optional) Clean Strip Deep Down Aerosol Stripper (About Halfway down)1.

Although the Waders have a nice finish, I find that the paint adheres better to the kettle bell if it is bare metal. Apply the stripper liberally and let it sit.

Wearing gloves (this stripper will sting if it comes into contact with skin), use the scraper, steel wool, and brush to remove the finish. Sand imperfections in the handle with a Drexel, if necessary (generally not necessary to any great extent with the Waders).

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You’ll have a kettle bell with a metal handle and a colored bell. Apply a clear coat to the entire bell, including the handle.

A thin coat is all that is necessary to protect the handle and the bell. I loosely tried to follow the kettle bell sport color scheme of 12 kg=blue, 16 kg= yellow, 24 kg=green.

The yellow paint cracked on top of the primer, but the effect was pretty cool. I messed up the other side of these and will have to redo them at some point, but I am happy with the result.

No telling what type of cancer causing substances I exposed myself to yesterday. I need to find a Texas Longhorn stencil to complete these two.

I have 3 older DD bells that have a decent amount of rust on the bottoms. One other 24 kg DD bell I have is newer and has the shiny finish.

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Give me your ugly, your rusted chunks of nasty iron! In reality, I don't think there is a way to make a kettle bell pretty.

No matter what it looks like the pain it inflicts is still legendary. Having flowers on them may even add to their devious and evil nature.

After 80 sets of 8, I lie down and put it on my chest. Actually I sanded the handle bare and spray painted dark green, so I could grab it out of the pile quick without looking at it.

A skull with a massive cutlass going through it, with a huge snake slithering through the cutlass wound and out of the eye socket. Hey dude, Painted mine months ago and loved the results.

Used masking tape and spray-on paint to decorate them and then I let them dry for a few days to get rid of the smell. For a few weeks, the smell of burning paint was in the air as I did snatches.

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They increase core strength and target muscles that dumbbells or barbells can’t reach. Increased strength, fat loss and a general sense of feeling stronger and fitter are some benefits.

The results are quick because kettle bells provide resistance training, leading to greater fat loss and better overall strength than cardio offers alone. However, a snatch with a kettle bell works your core, back, thighs, legs, and shoulder muscles in just one move.

The increased range of motion in a kettle bell exercise provides a thorough full-body workout. This type of workout engages more muscles and burns a high number of calories.

Swings, snatches, cleans, and drop squats make up the bulk of kettle bell training exercises. Plus there are many squatting and swinging movements designed to tone the stomach, thighs, and buttocks.

And the after burn effect has your body burning calories furiously for up to 8 or 12 hours. Unlike most other gym equipment with ropes, ratchets, and levers, kettle bells only have one handle to grab.

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If you can handle these weights through the range of required motions with stability, then anything lighter is not optimal. Kettle bells train your core, thighs, butt and other muscles in a range of specific activities and motions.

It strengthens bones, makes muscles and ligaments stronger, slows down the aging process, and improves our immune systems. It strengthens our core, shreds our fat, increases our stamina, and improves our muscle tone.

An intense 30-minute kettle bell session burns fat for hours and leaves us feeling refreshed and confident. Many women who have trained with kettle bells report losing pounds of body weight in no time.

Keep your body guessing by adding variation at least monthly otherwise your results are likely to taper off. Add more reps, change the sets, use new moves, different weights, etc.

Your starting position is comfortably on the floor with your knees bent, ready for a traditional crunch. Then, with the kettle bell held close to your chest, lean back by 45 degrees.

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Maintain proper form with absolutely no jerky movements, and you will have your abs burning. In one explosive motion, raise the kettle bell to reach your chest level.

If you can’t afford a personal trainer, you can turn to an exercise DVD or classes. The videos are often entertaining with models working out to routines you can easily follow.

Firstly, don't go through infomercials as these tend to be hyped up and more focussed on getting your money than improving your fitness levels. A lean and fit instructor shows that he has the knowledge and discipline needed to train you.

The fact is it doesn't matter where you train provided you do the correct exercises with the right intensity, and regularly enough. If you love working out in groups and have the personality for it, then join a class to keep you motivated and to learn.

You want to learn and be guided by someone with adequate knowledge and experience professionally as kettle bells can be dangerous and quickly lead to injury. If you are entirely new to kettle bells, then enter a beginners class to learn the ropes, and progress from there.

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There is no downside to classes if they are run professionally with adequately trained instructors and an eye on safety. If you can't find kettle bell classes that meet these minimum requirements then skip them and instead train by yourself or at a gym.

A cracked surface looks bad and causes rough patches that irritate your hands when exercising. Plastic is not environmentally friendly, plus it makes for lousy exercise equipment, deteriorating over time.

If your budget allows, get kettle bells in different weights to give you the flexibility you need as your training progresses. Remember that kettle bells last a lifetime so it's worth spending a little more to get the best quality you can afford.

Use the above advice to put together a kettle bell routine that suits your level of competency, and allows you to progress with intensity. You’ll want to include lunges, twists, snatches, squats, lifts, rows, and presses in every routine.

If your workout is intense, you will be lean, toned, and extremely fit in no time. He is a certified personal trainer with 10+ years of experience in the fitness industry.

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