Category Archives: kettlebell exercise

Working Out with Kettlebells

Working Out with Kettlebells

Using Kettlebells to Liven Up Your Workout Routine

Originally used for counterweights on market scales, for over 300 years kettlebells were the go-to tool of Russian bodybuilders, first appearing in a Russian dictionary around 1704. Today, they're an integral part of the arsenal of modern day workouts. There are few pieces of equipment as effective as kettlebells when it comes to losing weight and getting in shape. Working out with kettlebells can have a dramatic effect on how you look and feel. So let’s take a closer look at these amazing weights.

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The Kettlebell Workout

The Kettlebell Workout

Adding a Kettlebell Workout to Your Fitness Routine

As long-time readers of this blog know, we regularly post useful kettlebell workout routines to help you expand your fitness program and learn new ways to use familiar equipment. For those who may be new to kettlebells, or just considering adding them to your routine, we thought we’d cover some basics to help you make the right choices from the start.

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Kettlebell Power Plank with Row

Kettlebell Power Plank with Row

Step by Step Instructions

This week, we have another kettlebell workout in our ongoing series. This kettlebell routine is intended for advanced users. Below are step by step instructions for the proper execution of the Kettlebell Power Plank with Row – also known as the Renegade Row exercise. Like all weightlifting exercises, the kettlebell Renegade Row routine should be executed with care and attention to proper form. The muscle groups most affected by this kettlebell exercise will be the middle back, latissimus dorsi, biceps, triceps, abdominals and the chest.

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Kettlebell One-Leg Deadlift

Kettlebell One-Leg Deadlift

Step by Step Instructions for the Kettlebell One-Leg Deadlift

Below are step by step instructions for the proper execution of the Kettlebell One-Leg Deadlift exercise. Like all weightlifting routines, this kettlebell exercise should be executed with caution and proper form. The muscle groups most affected by this kettlebell routine will be the latissimus dorsi, abdominals, quadriceps, and hamstrings.

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Kettlebell Thruster

Kettlebell Thruster

Step by Step Instructions for the Kettlebell Thruster

Here we are again. Time for another kettlebell exercise! In this routine, we'll explain the proper execution of the Kettlebell Thruster. This is for intermediate kettlebell users, and like all weightlifting routines, this exercise should be executed with care and proper form. The muscle groups most affected by this routine will be the shoulders, the triceps and the quadriceps.

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Add Kettlebells to Your Workout

Add Kettlebells to Your Workout

Creative Ways to Add Kettlebells to Your Workout Routine

Kettlebells are an awesome tool to give your workout an even bigger impact and work strength training into a routine that may be lacking. Kettlebells are small, usually cast iron, ball-shaped weights with a single handle. They can be purchased in a broad range of weights and sizes – even colors. Here, we've listed a few creative ways to add kettlebells to your workout without disrupting your routine.

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Kettlebell Russian Twist

Kettlebell Russian Twist

Step by Step Instructions for the Kettlebell Russian Twist

In this installment of our kettlebell workout series, we'll explain the proper execution of the kettlebell Russian twist. This exercise routine is for intermediate kettlebell users. The muscle groups most affected by this routine will be the abdominals and the lower back. Like all weightlifting routines, this exercise should be executed with care and proper form.

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Kettlebell Single Arm Front Squat

Kettlebell Single Arm Front Squat

Step by Step Instructions

It's kettlebell time again! In this installment of our kettlebell workout series, we'll be explaining the proper execution of the single-arm front squat. This exercise routine is for intermediate kettlebell users. Like all weightlifting routines, this kettlebell exercise should be executed with caution and proper form. The muscle groups most affected by this routine will be the abdominals, quadriceps, gluteus maximus and hamstrings. Always warmup before you begin this or any weightlifting workout.

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Kettlebell Push-Up with Row

Kettlebell Push-Up with Row

Step by Step Instructions For Kettlebell Push-Up with Row

It's kettlebell workout time again. This week, we're covering the proper execution of the Kettlebell Push-Up with Row exercise. This kettlebell exercise is for advanced users and should be approached with care and preparation, as with all weightlifting exercises. The muscle groups most affected by this kettlebell exercise routine will be the middle back, latissimus dorsi, biceps, triceps, abdominals and chest. Remember to always warmup before you begin any kettlebell workout.

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Kettlebell Lunge Pass-Through

Kettlebell Lunge Pass-Through

Step by Step Instructions for the Lunge Pass-Through

Time for another installment in our kettlebell workout series. This time, we have an excellent kettlebell routine for intermediate users. We'll be explaining the proper execution of the Kettlebell Lunge Pass-Through exercise. Like all weightlifting routines, this kettlebell exercise should be executed with caution and proper form. The muscle groups most affected by this routine will be the quadriceps, calves, and gluteus maximus. Always warmup before you begin this or any kettlebell workout.

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