16kg Competition kettlebells are an intermediate weight.
When starting out it's recommended you begin with 4kg - 8kg kettlebells. Developing your technique or form with lighter weights is good practice to avoid injury.
The 16kg weighs 1 Pood which is a unit of mass equal to 40 Funt. This was the imperial Russian weight measurement still used today in reference to sport, namely kettlebells. 1 Pood or 16kg is the minimum weight used in a male kettlebells competition.
What Are People Saying About the 16kg Competition Kettlebells?
When you have honed your technique the 16kg is a good all-round weight for men. Its not too heavy so you can do volume and get the heart pumpin! Its not that light either though, so will remain a challenge and a prominent piece in your arsenal.