It’s pretty common that my clients want to tone up their arms, lose weight, and develop a more athletic defined look. When this conversation comes up, they usually want to know some exercises that they can do to help them achieve these goals. Today’s post will look at 5 upper body kettlebell exercises that will help them, and you, to achieve these results.
Upper Body Kettlebell Exercises
The following 5 exercises will help to strengthen all areas of your upper body, and help you achieve a nice toned look. Keep in mind that proper nutrition is also essential in looking lean.
The kettlebell clean will help you tone up your back, biceps, forearms, shoulders, and core.
For a detailed explanation of this exercise, go to Kettlebell Clean.
Kettlebell Upright Row
The kettlebell upright row will help you tone your upper back, shoulders, biceps, and core.
For a detailed explanation of this exercise, go to Kettlebell Upright Row.
Kettlebell Biceps Curl
The kettlebell biceps curl will help you tone up your biceps, forearms, and core.
For a detailed explanation of this exercise, go to Kettlebell Biceps Curl.
Kettlebell 1-Arm Press
The kettlebell 1-Arm Press will help you tone up your shoulders, triceps, upper back, and core.
For a detailed explanation of this exercise, go to Kettlebell 1-Arm Press.
Kettlebell 1-Arm Row
Kettlebell Upper Body WorkoutThere are a couple of ways that you can sequence these exercises together into a kettlebell upper body workout.
- Strength and Size: Do a repetition based workout where the weight you choose maxes you out in the 5-15 repetition range, and repeat all exercises for 3-5 sets.
- Tone and Lean: Do an interval circuit training based workout where the weight that you choose allows you to exercise for a set duration of time.