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Old 05-18-2004, 07:39 PM   #1
Parth Shah
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I have a question on clubbells. First of all, they're pretty expensive. A pair of 5 pounders cost more than my weight set. Should I spend money on clubbells?
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Old 05-18-2004, 07:44 PM   #2
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No. Buy Power Rings instead!


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Old 05-18-2004, 07:55 PM   #3
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There are sooooooo many cheaper alternatives.

(i.e. sledgehammer, baseball bat with weights on the end, any metal rod at a certain length, etc.)

Club bells are a major marketing plot.

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Old 05-19-2004, 04:50 AM   #4
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really? What about Kettlebells?
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Old 05-19-2004, 05:26 AM   #5
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Parth-if you want to make a cheap set of clubbells, just buy a couple of those big plastic baseball bats.Drill a hole in the handle and fill it with playground sand.Glue up the hole and duct tape the handle.This will convert the bats into a 10-12 pound clubbell for around $15.
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Old 05-19-2004, 06:19 AM   #6
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Parth,

If I were starting out again, I would recommend a weight set (bumper plates if possible), a pullup bar/squat cage, power rings, kettlebells and parallettes as my initial investments. While I enjoy my 10# clubbell (and it does feel different than any sledge/leverage work I've done), I wouldn't recommend it until you have the basic equipment first.

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Old 05-22-2004, 07:03 AM   #7
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Ok, so no clubbels for now. What's that thing called... Power Rack? I think I should get that, so I can do pullups, Squats, and I can start doing the bench press once I get a bench...All in a matter of time... Move out... get a job....buy CF journal...get a hot girl...
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