October FitTip: Kettlebell Squat

Posted by Karah Ehrhardt on Oct 4, 2017 10:43:54 AM

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Grab a kettlebell and take your squats "down" to the next level while improving your strength and stability.

  • Grip the kettlebell with both hands on each side of the handle, and hold it in front of your chest. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart.
  • Sit back like you're sitting in a chair until your thighs are parallel with the floor. Focus on keeping your back flat and chest lifted while holding the kettlebell stable in front of your chest during this movement.
  • Engage your thighs, press the ground away with your heels to stand up powerfully and return to your starting position.
  • Repeat 5-10 reps, depending on your individual fitness level and goals.
FitTip: Ask a Personal Trainer to observe your first squat to ensure you're maximizing your effort and avoiding a chance of injury. We're here to help you work out safely, efficiently and effectively to reach your goals!