Best Kettlebell Exercises Every Beginner Should Try

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If you’re looking for a way to shake things up and add something new to your fitness routine, kettlebells will get you there. They’ll help you tone the muscles in your legs, shoulders, and lower back, but you’ll have to learn a few basic moves in order to achieve these goals.

Kettlebell Swing

Name of this exercise pretty much says it all. You’ll start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart, and both hands on the handle. Once that’s done, you should slightly bend your knees before swinging the bell between your legs. Proceed by straightening your legs and swinging the bell to chin height.

Kettlebell Goblet Squat

Holding your bell in the goblet position means it’s positioned upside down with the handle pointing towards the floor. Once your bell is in place, it’s time to do the squat. Just make sure you’ve mastered this exercise before adding kettlebells to the mix, so you wouldn’t sustain any injuries.

Kettlebell Push Press

At the very start, you should hold the bell in your right hand while resting it on the back of your wrist. Keep going by lowering into a squat, and pressing your right arm overhead once you return into standing position.