Shred Body Fat and Build Strength with This Basic Kettlebell Workout

Mar 1, 2023

 by Mike Barbato

As the weather warms up and spring approaches, many of us are looking for new ways to get fit and achieve our body goals. And if you're looking for a powerful, effective workout that can help you shred body fat, look no further than kettlebell training.

Kettlebell training is a fantastic way to challenge your body, build strength and endurance, and burn calories fast. With just one kettlebell, you can perform a variety of exercises that work your entire body, including your core, arms, legs, and back. And the best part? You can do it anywhere, whether you're at home, in the gym, or even outside in the park.

So, if you're ready to take your fitness to the next level and achieve your body goals, here's a basic kettlebell workout you can try:

  1. Swings: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding the handle of the kettlebell with both hands. Hinge at your hips and hike the kettlebell back between your legs, then drive your hips forward and swing the kettlebell up to chest height. Repeat for 10 reps.

  2. Goblet squats: Hold the kettlebell by the "horns" (at the handle closes to the ball) at chest level, with your elbows pointing down. Squat down, keeping your chest up and your knees in line with your toes, then stand up and repeat for 10 reps.

  3. Lunges: Hold the kettlebell with both hands in front of your chest. Step backward with your left foot, lowering your right knee down towards the ground. Push back up and repeat on the other side, alternating for 10 reps.

  4. Rows: Place the kettlebell on the ground in between you feet. Hinge at your hips and grip the kettlebell with one hand, pulling it up towards your ribcage, keeping your elbow close to your body. Lower the kettlebell back down and repeat for 10 reps on each side.

  5. Presses: With one hand, bbring the kettlebell to the shoulder resting on the back of the forearm, resting in the crease of the forearm and bicep. Press the kettlebell up overhead, fully extending your arm, then lower it back down and repeat for 10 reps on each side.

Repeat this circuit 3-4 times, resting for 60 seconds between each set.

Remember, consistency is key, and a healthy diet is just as important as exercise when it comes to achieving your body goals. So, fuel your body with healthy, nutrient-dense foods, and keep pushing yourself to be your best self. With kettlebell training, the sky's the limit, so let's get to work!

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