6 Kettlebell Hamstring Exercises For Hamstring Workout

Hamstring workouts can be great for both sports performance or muscle growth. Each hamstring exercise in this list provides the information needed to perfrom the hamstring kettlebell exercise correctly.

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Sean Klein
Published on
28/03/22
Last updated
31/05/22
In This Resource
  • 6 Kettlebell Hamstring Exercises for Runners
  • Benefits Of Kettlebells Hamstring Exercise
  • 1. Variety
  • 2. Improved Performance
  • How to Use Kettlebell Hamstring Exercises
  • 1. Progressively
  • 2. Full Body Resistance Training
  • Sample Full Body Resistance Training for Runners
  • Warm Up
  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3
  • More Kettlebell Exercises for Hamstring Workouts

Trying to use strength training with kettlebells to prevent injury or improve performance? Or just looking to grow your hamstrings with the kettlebell you've got at home? We have 6 effective exercises for you to start achieving these goals today.

6 Kettlebell Hamstring Exercises for Runners

Benefits Of Kettlebells Hamstring Exercise

1. Variety

The variety that the kettlebell provides means you can use many different exercises to help strengthen your hamstrings to improve running performance and mitigate injury.

2. Improved Performance

Let’s not forget how crucial the hamstring muscles are for runners performance and its clear that improving the strength of these muscles (to a point) can be extremely beneficial.

How to Use Kettlebell Hamstring Exercises

1. Progressively

When incorporating strength training into your running routine make sure you do it progressively, start slow especially if your a beginner or are doing a lot of running volume. The last thing you want to do is let overtraining cause any issues.

2. Full Body Resistance Training

Depending on your ability and your current volume, doing 1-2 full body resistance training sessions a week can be an excellent way to improve performance and also stay healthy. These hamstring exercises should be a key part of this full body resistance training plan.

Sample Full Body Resistance Training for Runners

Warm Up

Squat to Walk Out

Prisoner Good Morning

T-Press Up

Step 1

A1) KB Deadlift

A2) Press up with Shoulder Tap

Step 2

B1) Goblet Squat

B2) Single Arm Gorilla Row

Step 3

C1) KB A-Stance Hold

C2) Opposite Side Reach

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