Double Kettlebell Squat

Build strong, muscular legs with the fundamental Double Kettlebell Squat exercise. A great kettlebell exercise to train the whole lower body.

Primary Muscle Quadriceps
Secondary Muscle(s) Calves
Difficulty Intermediate
Also known as Two Kettlebell Squat
Equipment Kettlebell

How to do the Double kettlebell squat

  1. Clean two kettlebells to your shoulders.
  2. Squat down to the floor as low as you can whilst pushing your butt out and looking ahead at all times. 
  3. Pause for a second. 
  4. Rise back to the starting position and repeat.

Double kettlebell squat guide

The squat is a basic human movement, a fundamental exercise with great muscle-building and strength benefits. You should be competent with the standard bodyweight squat before progressing to weighted variations such as this. Aim for around 100-200 bodyweight squats first. 

The Double Kettlebell Squat exercise builds a solid foundation to the body developing a strong core with particular emphasis on the legs.

Kettlebell squat variations

Bodyweight squat movements:

Weighted squat movements:


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