The 22 Best Single Kettlebell Exercises To Add Into Your Workouts

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.

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Sean Klein
Published on
05/05/22
Last updated
10/06/22
In This Resource
  • The 22 Best Single Kettlebell Exercises
  • How to use a Single Kettlebell Workouts to Stay Strong and Healthy
  • Sample Full Body Resistance Workout With One Kettlebell
  • Can I Workout With Just One Kettlebell?
  • Can I Build Muscle With 1 Kettlebell?
  • Whats the Best Single Kettlebell Exercise?

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.

The 22 Best Single Kettlebell Exercises

How to use a Single Kettlebell Workouts to Stay Strong and Healthy

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

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.

Sample Full Body Resistance Workout With One Kettlebell

Warm Up

2-3 Rounds

Prisoner Good Morning

Top of Press Up Hold

Deadbugs

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

Can I Workout With Just One Kettlebell?

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.

Can I Build Muscle With 1 Kettlebell?

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.

Whats the Best Single Kettlebell Exercise?

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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