It’s the day before Valentine’s day (UK) and love is in the air. A love of Mother Russia’s favourite training tool the almighty kettlebell that is! Grind out this Kettlebell workout to ensure you are at peak shape and fitness for the love of your life! Also, don’t forget their card or present or you’ll be in deep shit!! Burn your excess calories, blast the fat and boost your energy levels, you may well need it tomorrow! 😉
This is a HIIT circuit workout with alternating periods of high intensity with those of low intensity.
Perform each exercise continuously for 40 seconds at high intensity, then rest for 20 seconds. Repeat each exercise 4-6 times (depending on your level) before moving onto the next exercise. Repeat this until you have completed all exercises required reps and sets!
If you have enough energy at the end of the circuit throw in a cardio session for 20 mins in the form of jogging, skipping or cycling to embrace the EPOC (Excess Post-exercise oxygen consumption) or ‘afterburn’ effects.
- Kettlebell Goblet Squats.
- ‘Russian’ Kettlebell Swings.
- Kettlebell Clean and Press.
- Kettlebell deadlifts.
- Kettlebell side lunges.
- Kettlebell Russian twists.
4-6 rounds of each listed exercise for 40 seconds work, 20 seconds rest.
Cardio of your choice for 20 minutes. Running, cycling, brisk walking, stair climbing, swimming. The choice is yours but make it vigorous!