FITNESS TRIVIA

Q How did the dumbbell get it’s name?

A modern day incarnation of the dumbbell
A modern day incarnation of the dumbbell
The Greek version
         The Greek version

A The Greeks are credited with inventing what we now know as organized fitness. They had many clever (and intense) methods of training.  Above is the Halteres. A stone they used to lift, drag, and throw around. The dumbbell was made by removing the clapper from an iron bell and affixing the remaining portion of the bell to a bar.

Nicknamed the “dumb” bell.

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