12 Kettlebell Squat Exercises You Can Add To Your Workouts

Kettlebell squats are a great addition to a beginners training programme to help them learn the squatting movement pattern. They are also great for accessory work for movements like lunges for advanced trainers.

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Sean Klein
Published on
11/05/22
Last updated
10/06/22
In This Resource
  • 12 Kettlebell Squat Exercises You Can Add To Your Workouts
  • Are Kettlebells Good For Squats?
  • How Many Squats Should I Do With Kettlebells?
  • Do Kettlebell Squats With Weight Build Glutes?

Squats should be a key part of any training programme as the squat movement pattern is one of the key fundamental movement patterns. If your using limited equipment and only have access to kettlebells or are just looking for novel and interesting kettlebell squat variations to add to your programme then you’re in the right place. Let’s have a look through the 12 variations you can put directly into your workout programme.

12 Kettlebell Squat Exercises You Can Add To Your Workouts

Are Kettlebells Good For Squats?

Yes. They are a great way to do squats, especially for beginners who a learning to squat with weights. They are also good for accessory exercises like step ups and lunges for those who already have a good base of strength.

How Many Squats Should I Do With Kettlebells?

This is impossible to answer. It depends on to many factors. The persons ability, the weight being used, the squat variation being used. For some guidelines 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps at a moderate load is a great place to start for movements like goblet squats.

Do Kettlebell Squats With Weight Build Glutes?

Yes, squats are great for building glutes, this can be with a barbell or a kettlebell.

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