Kettlebells: A New Best Friend

If you have not had the opportunity to incorporate kettlebells into an exercise routine yet, you could be missing out on an extremely valuable piece of equipment. Great for multiple body parts, kettlebells can be used to modify existing workouts or have entire routines centered around them. If you are unfamiliar with what a kettlebell is, here is an example:

Here are some ideas for exercises that by using kettlebells versus traditional free weights, you can see some serious results.

Upper Body

  • Shoulder Press
  • Chest Flys
  • Curls

Lower Body

  • Sumo Squats
  • Step Ups
  • Leg Raises


  • Kettlebell Swings
  • Walking Lunges
  • Squats with Overhead Press
  • Abdominal V Ups

Kettlebells should be a welcomed addition to any home gym and should be utilized as much as possible. While some may think kettlebells should be left for Crossfit and HIIT workouts, everyone can benefit from these versatile, power packed weight

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