Kettlebell exercises


There are hundreds of possible kettlebell exercises suitable for people of all fitness levels.

Browse the Fitstream collection of kettlebell exercises with exercise guides, illustrations, hints and tips to help build your kettlebell workout.

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    Double Kettlebell Bent Over Row
    An excellent upper-body pulling movement; kettlebell rows will build strength in the back and biceps muscles.
    Primary Muscle: Back Secondary Muscle(s): Biceps
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    Double Kettlebell Military Press
    The double military press with kettlebells helps build strong, muscular shoulders and powerful triceps.
    Primary Muscle: Shoulders Secondary Muscle(s): Triceps
  • Kettlebell Squat
    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
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    Kettlebell Goblet Squat
    A guide to the Kettlebell Goblet Squat; a key, center loaded, lower body strength exercise suitable for beginners.
    Primary Muscle: Quadriceps Secondary Muscle(s): Calves
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    Kettlebell Turkish Get-Up (TGU)
    The Kettlebell Turkish Get-Up is a powerful exercise that works many muscle groups in unison, focusing on the abdominals.
    Primary Muscle: Abdominals Secondary Muscle(s): Shoulders, Calves, Quadriceps
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    Kettlebell Windmill
    The kettlebell windmill is a good exercise for developing strength and definition in the core body.
    Primary Muscle: Abdominals Secondary Muscle(s): Shoulders, Hamstrings
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    One-Arm Kettlebell Clean
    A fundamental kettlebell exercise designed to raise a kettlebell into a position suitable for overhead lifts and focus on those hamstring and back muscles.
    Primary Muscle: Hamstrings Secondary Muscle(s): Back
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    One-Arm Kettlebell Snatch
    The kettlebell snatch is a good progression exercise for those who are now competent with the basic kettlebell swing.
    Primary Muscle: Hamstrings Secondary Muscle(s): Back, Calves
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    One-Arm Kettlebell Swing
    The Kettlebell Swing is a fundamental kettlebell exercise and a great place to start for anyone new to kettlebell training.
    Primary Muscle: Hamstrings Secondary Muscle(s): Shoulders, Calves

Kettlebell training

Kettlebells offer the ultimate workout, combining cardio exercise with strength training for potent fitness training. This makes the kettlebell a great answer to developing a lean, strong physique, maximising fat loss, whilst not compromising on strength and muscle mass.

The kettlebell can be used to train the entire body, in a short time, with minimal space, which are just some of the reasons contributing to it's popularity as a fitness tool.

For more information and guidance on kettlebell training please see the Fitstream kettlebell articles or buy kettlebells from the store.


Always consult your GP before undertaking any form of weight loss, fitness or exercise.