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A two pood kettlebell

Poo (пуд) or pud, Finnish puuta, is the traditional unit of measure for the Russian kettlebell. It is cast in multiples and fractions of 16 kg (which is pood rounded to metric units). For example, a 24-kg kettlebell is commonly referred to as "one-and-half pood kettlebell" (polutorapudovaya girya).

Poo is a unit of mass equal to 40 funt (фунт, Russian pound). It was approximately 16.38 kilograms (36.11 pounds).[1] It was used in Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine.

Poo, along with other units of weight of the Imperial Russian weight measurement system, was abolished in the USSR in 1924.


  1. Yakovlev, V. B. (August 1957). "Development of Wrought Iron Production". Metallurgist Volume 1 (Number 8): 546. New York: Springer. 0026-0894. Retrieved on 07 April 2008.

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