Kettlebell One-Leg Deadlift

Kettlebell One-Leg Deadlift

Step by Step Instructions for the Kettlebell One-Leg Deadlift

Time for another installment in our kettlebell workout series. This is a kettlebell routine for advanced users. 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. Be sure to warm up before beginning this or any kettlebell routine. To see our other posts on kettlebell exercises, click "kettlebells" in the dropdown Categories menu to your right.

Muscle groups affected by the kettlebell one-leg deadlift exercise

The Kettlebell One-Leg Deadlift

  1. Take a kettlebell in your left hand and allow it to hang by your side.
  2. Bend your left knee, allowing your left toe to rest on the floor.
  3. Lower the weight as though you were reaching for the ground. Keep your back flat as you lift your left leg out behind you.
  4. Reverse direction when the kettlebell comes into contact with the floor.
  5. Perform this exercise on both sides, performing 8-10 repetitions on each

Step by step instructions for the kettlebell one-leg deadlift exercise

This is an advanced level kettlebell routine so if you're not yet to that level, don't try this exercise. We always advise that you work with a fitness professional to ensure that you're employing proper form and execution of your kettlebell workout, at least until you have progressed to the intermediate stage. It's important to avoid injury as well as to prevent the development of incorrect weightlifting habits. This is particularly crucial for beginners in kettlebell exercise. If you would like a referral to a trainer or personal coach, RX Fitness Equipment can help. Let us know what you need.

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