Kettlebells are no joke when it comes to a proper workout. They’re perfect for cardio, strength, flexibility training and conditioning. They work great for both women and men and they’re really fun to use during workouts. Using the iron weights you could work efficiently the muscles legs, shoulders and lower back.
For some who enjoy working out with kettlebells or are willing to try this efficient method of exercise, here are some of the most common and benefic kettlebell workouts! Give them a try!
Single-Arm Kettlebell Swing
The exercise works your shoulder muscles, back, hips and legs.
How to: you need to swing the kettlebell with one arm, but the other arm needs to be swing as well to balance the moves. You should alternate hands (10-12 reps each arm) when the kettlebell is behind the leg.
Goblet Squat Kettlebell
The exercise works your leg muscles and improves your conditioning and mobility.
How to: Keep the kettlebell in the front loaded position, then core braced and tight with chest up. Sit back and squat between your legs, pushing your knees out with elbows while facing forward.
The exercise works your muscle shoulders, back, abs and hips.
How to: You need to hold the kettlebell in your right hand while angle the feet is 45 degrees away from the arm. Then raise the kettlebell overhead, shift your weight onto the right leg and begin bending forward. Keep the right arm extended overhead as the body bends forward and the left arm is pointed toward the ground.
The exercise woks your hips muscles, hamstrings and back.
How to: You need to stand shoulder-width apart and your kettlebell needs to be between your legs. Bend from your hips and grab the kettlebell with both hands; before you lift your back should be parallel with the ground and your lower back flat. Then lift by pushing through the ground, stand tall and place the kettlebell at the same spot you got it from.
As promise, these are some of the most common kettlebells workouts. There are many more, which can be of real help during workouts. The kettlebell exercises work almost every muscle in your body and they’re a fun way of lifting while getting in shape. Choose your workout program wisely and improve your routine by adding some kettlebell exercises. You won’t regret it!