If you just have the one kettlebell and are looking to build your own kettlebell workouts then you have found the right article. Even with a single kettlebell you can create a successful exercise routine.
Can one piece of equipment keep you healthy for the rest of your life? Yes! The single kettlebell is the most versatile of tools in strength training and can be used for years upon years to maintain a strong body. Here we have 28 exercises to keep you moving your whole body with your single kettlebell, let’s have a look through the exercises and then a sample workout.
Full Body Resistance Training
Full body resistance training is a mixture of strength training and hypertrophy training which involves moving the body through a series of different movement patterns for the emphasis of health. A single kettlebell is perfect for designing these style of sessions as they are such a versatile tool the can be used for almost all the different movement patterns.
Cardiovascular circuits are a series of exercises done at a high intensity to put stress on the cardiovascular system. Single kettlebells exercises are a great addition to the circuits especially when using a moderate load.
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Top of Press Up Hold
A1) Assisted Single Leg KB Straight Leg Deadlift
A2) Single Arm KB Floor Press
B1) Single Arm KB Gorilla Row
B2) Goblet Squat
C1) Single Arm KB Press
C2) Half Kneeling KB Cross Chops
Yes. There are an infinite number of workout variations that you could do with just one kettlebell. It might get a little mundane but it’s for sure doable.
Yes. Its not the most effective way to go about this goal by any means but theoretically it could be achieved but might depend on your experience and the weight you have available.
There isn't one, different exercises have different goals and create different stimuli, that doesn't mean one is better than the other, it just suits the goal better.
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This resource was written by Sean Klein. Sean Richard Klein has thousands of hours of coaching experience and a BSc in Sports Science with Management from Loughborough University. He owns a gym in Bayonne France, CrossFit Essor, which runs group classes and a Personal training studio.