The kettlebell is an excellent tool that can be used to improve strength, power, and aerobic fitness. Although the bulk of my personal fitness programs utilizes dumbbells and barbells, I do enjoy picking up the kettlebell every now and again. It’s beneficial since it offers variety to my workouts and activates my muscles differently than other free weights.
Here is a circuit I enjoy performing either on “off” days from my regular strength training, or I’ll complete a couple rounds at the end of my workout for some conditioning work.
Please excuse the quality of the video! Watching it made me realize that using my phone won’t do, having someone else to film it would help, I shouldn’t film it while at work (haha), and I say “okay” way too much – but hey! It’s progress, not perfection.
1. Around the world x10-15 rotations ea. direction
2. Basic swing x20-30 solid reps
3. Goblet Squat x8-12 reps
4. 1-Arm Bent Rows x8-12reps ea. side
5. Windmill x8-12reps
6. Single legged deadlift x8-12 ea. leg
Perform 3-6 rounds
If you have any questions about this workout, or the exercises it consists of, feel free to leave a comment or contact me via the “Train with me” tab above.
Happy lifting 🙂