30 minute intermediate chest workout with dumbbells and kettlebells at home

Here's everything you need to try our 30 minute intermediate chest workout with dumbbells and kettlebells at home. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

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Sean Klein
Last updated
09/02/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Alternating KB Floor Press
  • Circuit 2
  • Single Arm KB Floor Press
  • DB Walk Over Push Ups
  • DB Floor Press

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Alternating KB Floor Press

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Alternating KB Floor Press

Follow these cues to perform Alternating KB Floor Press correctly:

  • Rest the head of KB on the forearms
  • Alternate between sides
  • Do not flare out the elbow, keep it close to the body
  • Gently touch the elbows to the floor
  • Lock the elbows at the top of each rep.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Single Arm KB Floor Press

Complete 12 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Single Arm KB Floor Press

Follow these cues to perform Single Arm KB Floor Press correctly:

  • Ensure you have a good grip on the KB, with the thumbs tucked under the horns
  • Lower your elbows and gentle touch them to the floor
  • Move with control.

DB Walk Over Push Ups

Complete 7 repetitions

Coaching Tips For DB Walk Over Push Ups

Follow these cues to perform DB Walk Over Push Ups correctly:

  • Keep the hips high and core tight throughout
  • Keep the elbows close to the body
  • Move slowly over the dumbbell.

DB Floor Press

Complete 12 repetitions

The dumbbell floor press is an effective horizontal pressing variation, especially for beginners just getting into resistance training.

Benefits of DB Floor Press

The main benefit of the dumbbell floor press is its ability to create different types of stimulus in the horizontal pressing movement pattern.

How To Do DB Floor Press

  1. Lye on the floor with the feet securely connected to the ground.
  2. Start with the dumbbells out in front with the elbows locked.
  3. Lower the elbows towards the floor creating an arrow head with the elbows and head (this means the elbows don’t flare out but also that they don’t come too close to the body).
  4. Gently touch the elbows to the floor, but do not lose tension in the upper body and rest the elbows on the floor.
  5. Press the dumbbells back to the starting position.

Coaching Tips For DB Floor Press

Follow these cues to perform DB Floor Press correctly:

  • Touch elbows gently to the floor
  • Lock elbows at the top.

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