I have listed my top 6 exercises with kettlebells. These are the best 6 to master first.
1 Kettlebells Turkish Get up
The Turkish get up is ideal for building up total core strength with kettlebells.
It is performed when the weight is held directly overhead whilst getting up from the ground.
Check out how to perform the turkish get up for a more detailed guide.
2 Kettlebell swing
The kettlebell swing is the foundation movement for the majority of kettlebell exercises, so it is important to master the kettlebell swing when you start.
The basic movement, you have the kettlebell in one or two hands. you swing the kettlebell between your legs with a slight knee bend but mainly bending at the waist. You then drive your hips forward straightening and driving the kettlebell up to shoulder height.
Check out how to perform the kettlebell swing for a detailed article explaining this.
3 Kettlebell clean
The kettlebell clean movement starts with the kettlebell on the floor between the legs and finishes standing with the kettlebell on one shoulder.
Check out how to perform a kettlebell clean for a more detailed explanation.
4 Kettlebell press
in this movement you use the momentum from a half squat to propel the kettlebell from the shoulder until the arm is fully extended above the head. It is the final part of the clean and press movement.
For a in depth explanation check out how to perform the kettlebell press.
5 Renegade rows
to perform a renegade row you need 2 kettlebells, you go into the press up position on the handles of the two kettlebells. You then perform a press up and then a single arm Row.
For a more detailed explanation check out how to perform a renegade row.
6 Kettlebell windmill
The kettlebell windmill is a exercise for your core. You start by keeping your arm holding the kettlebell straight above your head. You then keep your arm vertical whilst touching the floor with your free hand. Bending only at the hips. check out how to perform a ketlebell windmill for more detail.