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Kettlebells Vs Dumbells
  The question asked around gyms and fitness facilities around the world: Which one is better - Kettlebells or Dumbbells? Let’s take a closer look at the history and what makes both unique. Dumbbells Dumbbells date back to almost 2000 years ago. In ancient Greece, they invented a piece of equipment called a 'haltere'. This was a crescent-shaped stone with a handle. This was the predecessor to the dumbbells we know and love today. Arguably the biggest step forward dumbbells took, was when Istvan Javorek created his 'Javorek's Complex' in the 1980’s. This made dumbbells very popular amongst the mainstream. Go check this...
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Top 5 Barbell Exercises for a Great Physique
The foundation to a great exercise program is the barbell. The list of what you can do with one is almost endless but here at Rug & Rig, we have put together our top 5 for you to have a play with in your home gym. 1. Overhead Press We are going to start the list with a compound movement that should be a part of everyone’s workout routine. Whether you are looking to drop some weight and get lean, or if you want to pack on the muscle, the barbell overhead press is something you should not look past.  To...
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What are adjustable dumbbells?
Adjustable dumbbells are changing the way we lift weights on the go. Some are easy and some can be time-consuming to make the adjusted weight on the go. Your standard dumbbells will require you to change the weight by removing the collar, then pulling the weights off, and reinserting the new weight. The adjustable dumbbells are much easier to do with a simple dial system where you can adjust your weight. Your weights are on the ground or on the shelf. You simply dial the weight you need and remove the dumbbell. Very easy to use and takes up a...
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Investing in the Home Training Space; Bumper Plates
When setting up your training space at home there are many different options for weight plates. Amongst those options are bumper plates. You will recognise these as the bulkier, usually more colourful plates in your local Fitness Centres or Crossfit gyms. With gym’s in Victoria being recently closed, reopened and then closed again due to the COVID19 pandemic it is a time in which you should be considering the alternatives that allow you to continue working towards your fitness goals no matter what’s going on in the world. Olympic/Polyurethane Bumper Plates are a great option for people who are wanting to...
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