Jacob Osborn

15 Best Kettlebell Workouts for Men | Man of Many

One of the best kettlebell workouts for beginners is a bona fide calorie burner, which targets muscles in the hips, glutes, hamstrings, lats, abs, shoulders, pecs, and grip. To make the kb swing part of your routine, perform the following steps:

1. Kettlebell Swing

This overlooked kettlebell exercise combines a front squat with an overhead press and works your full body in the process. There will be pain, but it will be a good kind of pain, which is what the best kettlebell workouts are all about. Here’s how to execute:

2. Kettlebell Thrusters

Want to work your shoulders and core while improving your grip strength? The kettlebell clean and press is one of the best ways to do it. It can be done with one kettlebell (per arm) at a time, or two at once. For the double kettlebell set, perform the following manoeuvres:

3. Kettlebell Clean and Press

One of the best kettlebell workouts for fat loss, the snatch reportedly burns about 20kcals a minute. It’s also known to (nearly) max out the heart rate. Here’s how to perform it:

4. Kettlebell Snatch

A true exercise of champions, the kettlebell pistol squat fires on all conceivable cylinders (no pun intended). By that we mean it builds upon stability, strength, and mobility in one fell swoop. This is also one of the best kettlebell workouts for abs.

5. Kettlebell Pistol Squat

Here’s another one of the best kettlebell workouts for fat loss, if not the best. Pull it off and you’ll have some firm glutes and six-pack abs to show for it. Here’s how to execute:

6. Kettlebell Goblet Squat

This kettlebell exercise targets the upper-back muscles, wards off back pain in general, improves grip, and helps with fat loss. Should you be executing a full kettlebell set, save this routine for the end. Perform the following steps:

7. Kettlebell Farmer’s Walk

Here’s a top kettlebell exercise that needs no introduction. To execute, do the following:

8. Kettlebell Front Squat

You might want to watch some of the best kettlebell workout videos YouTube can muster before giving this one a go, as it comes in various forms and can be quite tricky to execute. Here’s a classic variant:

9. Kettlebell Windmill

Here’s another one that might require some intensive visuals (i.e. kettlebell workout videos or DVDs). To execute, perform the following steps:

10. Turkish Getup

This one is more or less as simple as it sounds. Do the following:

11. Kettlebell Pushups

Here’s one for all the experts out there. Perform the following steps:

12. Renegade Rows

No, it’s not the newest dance craze. It’s the kettlebell jerk and here’s how to execute it:

13. Kettlebell Jerk

A gym classic gets the kettlebell upgrade! Here we go:

14. Single-Leg Kettlebell Romanian Deadlifts

Let’s close out with a somewhat basic kettlebell exercise. Here’s how to perform it:

15. Single-Arm Kettlebell Row

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