Here’s a quick and easy kettlebell conditioning workout! It’s the best use of a short amount of time and only requires one kettlebell!
In the last month, I’ve been on complete overload. I’ve had some big final exams, made some major (backend) changes to my website, officially created my business, and this past weekend, my only sister got married.
As a result, my workouts haven’t been going so well.
Not only have I lost sleep, but I’ve also been experiencing chronic pain in my throat and chest, my anxiety attacks have come back, and my immune system is tanking – along with my focus and drive.
Which all can be summarized as one common condition: stress.
While part of me feels like an impostor for not being able to keep up with workouts and manage my stress appropriately, it’s a stark reminder that I have limitations. And if I let this go too far and try to push, it will only lead to adrenal fatigue.
Throughout these last few weeks, workouts at home have been my saving grace. While it’s going to take some time to get back into the groove of regular training and lifting, I’ve recently started incorporating short, intense workouts that include functional body movements and my kettlebells.
And lucky for you, one of my favorites is the short kettlebell kicker listed below.
Short Kettlebell Workout
Instructions: For this workout, you’ll do the entire workout as fast as good form allows. This means the workout is short, but your intensity should be high.
Warm up: Perform at least 10 minutes of Dynamic Range of Motion movement. Then, perform 3 rounds of 5 reps of each exercise listed below at a steady pace.
Short Kettlebell Workout:
Perform 5 rounds of the following:
10 Double Handed Kettlebell Swings
15 Air Squats
Cool down: Walk, stretch, and polish your kettlebell.
Beginner? Start here!
Instructions: If you’re new to working out, perform 5 rounds with 1 minute rest in between each round. Only push yourself as hard as good form allows.