Kettlebells vs. Dumbbells: Which Are Better?

What is the difference between a kettlebell and a dumbbell?

Kettlebell workouts are momentum-based and incorporate a wider variety of muscle groups than traditional workouts that use free weights or dumbbells. Most moves make you

For example, many exercises that require kettlebells also blend lower body and core exercises such as the squat or lunge. These exercises are usually done at a cardio pace, increasing the intensity of the workout and combining endurance with strength training.

In addition to these features, the kettlebell's round shape creates a pulling effect on the muscles which helps to build strength in your ligaments and tendons, preventing injury [Source: Huffington Post].