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I Heart Kettlebells Workout

Kettlebells are definitely my favorite tool for fitness.

(I think you already knew that.)

I can’t think of another tool that is as versatile and accessible as the kettlebell; it’s why it’s still easy for me to come up with a new workout every week even after a year! There are an unlimited number of ways to put together a kettlebell training session.

I do tend towards my favorite exercises, however, a few of which I included in today’s workout. Turkish Get Ups, Snatches, Thrusters… (oh my!). You might even get some burpees in there if you choose wisely. Enjoy!

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The Perfect Pair Workout

The perfect pair: the kettlebell snatch and the turkish get up (TGU).

The snatch is an explosive pulling movement that trains the hamstrings, shoulders, back, arms, and core – as well as cardiovascular endurance. The TGU, on the other hand, is a slow stability exercise that trains every muscle in the┬ábody. Both exercises require proper technical execution and mental focus.

Complete 10 snatches on each arm, and then 1 TGU on each arm. Repeat for 10, 15, or 20 minutes.

To make this more challenging, increase the weight on the snatch and/or the TGU each round.


Need help with your kettlebell snatch or TGU technique? I offer 30 minute consults with video analysis. Email info@kbfitbritt.com.

 

 

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