We made a quick video putting together the T-Handle for two-handed throws as shown in Tim Ferriss’s (check out his blog here) new masterpiece, The 4-Hour Body. Kettlebells are a great workout for your posterior but it can quickly become expensive as you buy new, heavier weights or adjustable sets. This is a DIY kit simply made of typical plumbing items that can be taken apart and transported, assembled quickly, and is cheap.
All you need is:
2 x 3/4″ 4″ Nipple Pipe
1 x 3/4″ 8″ to 12″ Nipple Pipe (Change length depending on user’s height. 8″ for 5’0-5’5, 10″-12″ for the rest of us)
1 x 3/4″ “T” Fitting Joint
1 x 3/4″ Floor Flange
1 x 3/4″ Spring Clamp
Tim’s book said you could buy it for around $10. This may be the case for Americans, but in Canada I spent closer to $20 at Home Hardware which is still a huge bargain compared to buying an adjustable Kettlebell for up to $150. I highly recommend that everyone reads Tim’s book – this trick is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to doing fitness right. Check out the 4-Hour Body at Amazon.com
If you want to incorporate this into your fat-loss program, the details of how to do so are in Shane’s rapid fat loss article.
PS. There’s an easier way to put the weights on. Connect the floor flange to the long nipple pipe, put the weights on, then screw on the handle. It removes the need to flip over the kettlebell at the end.