The 5 Best Kettlebell Exercises for Beginners

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Don’t be intimidated by the hulk-ish bodybuilder types you see swinging around their kettlebells at the gym. Though kettlebells were originally created to train the Russian army, they provide a great, full-body workout for anyone. Just grab a bell that’s comfortable to lift (recommended: 8 kg/18 lb. for women and 16 kg/35 lb.) and incorporate these five moves into your next workout.
The 5 Best Kettlebell Exercises for Beginners
Image Credit: Amazon.com
Don’t be intimidated by the hulk-ish bodybuilder types you see swinging around their kettlebells at the gym. Though kettlebells were originally created to train the Russian army, they provide a great, full-body workout for anyone. Just grab a bell that’s comfortable to lift (recommended: 8 kg/18 lb. for women and 16 kg/35 lb.) and incorporate these five moves into your next workout.
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After eight to 10 reps of each of these exercises in one sweat session and it’s easy to see why kettlebells are such an efficient workout. In one study, participants burned about 14 calories per minute, which is the same as running at a six minutes per mile pace. So master these exercises, then move on to more advanced ones like snatches, windmills, and Turkish get ups.