8 Kettlebell Exercises For Athletes To Improve Sport Performance

Kettlebell training and kettlebell workouts can be a great way for athletes to acheive numerous different goals as kettlebells are such a versatile peice of equipment. Check out some of the best kettlebell exercises for athletes.

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Sean Klein
Published on
13/05/22
Last updated
23/06/22
In This Resource
  • 8 Kettlebell Exercises For Athletes
  • Common Questions
  • Which Kettlebell Exercise Should Athletes Use?
  • Are Kettlebell Swings Good For Athletes?
  • Do Kettlebell Workouts Improve Speed?
  • Does Kettlebell Exercise Build Explosivness?
  • Do Kettlebells Build Strength?

Athletes should always be trying to improve their physical condition no matter what equipemnt they have available. If your an athlete and limited to just kettlebells then we have some excellent recommendations for you to add into your resistance training. Obviously each sport has different requirements but these exercise can be used to create a weel rounded resistance training programme to improve athletesism.

8 Kettlebell Exercises For Athletes

Common Questions

Which Kettlebell Exercise Should Athletes Use?

Athletes should use a wide variety of kettlebell exercises that have a wide variety of training outcomes. They can be used to create effective, progressive training plans for athletes to progress in the gym and their sport.

Are Kettlebell Swings Good For Athletes?

The kettlbell swing is a perfect example of an explosive movement that an athlete can add into their routine. They are perfect for an athletic workout.

Do Kettlebell Workouts Improve Speed?

This is tough, yes kettlebell workouts can include explosive exercises, but how much this explosivness gets transfered into actual sprint speed is tough to know. I think if you have a very very young training age you may see a noticable difference from having never done any explosive training.

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Does Kettlebell Exercise Build Explosivness?

Yes. But only exercises that are explosive in nature like the russian KB Swing or KB Clean.

Do Kettlebells Build Strength?

Yes kettlebells can be used to increase strength in athletic populations.

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