Simple Kettlebell Cardio Workout

As the name implies, it’s a simple kettlebell cardio workout with just 5 kettlebell exercises and easy-to-remember rep counts.

I know you want this quick, so here it is:

  1. 10 x kettlebell swing
  2. 5 x racked squat (10 in total by performing a set on each side)
  3. 5 x overhead press (10 in total by performing a set on each side)
  4. 5 x crush grip tricep push-ups (only 5 in total)
  5. 10 x cross-mountain climbers

6 rounds
3 minutes rest
4 more rounds
1 light to medium weight kettlebell

You want to use a light to medium weight so that you don’t fatigue, i.e. struggling to squat or press the weight, because we want that cardio effect, i.e. we want to keep moving as fast as possible and complete all rounds with minimal rest.


Other Kettlebell Cardio Workouts

There are many forms of cardio workouts. Sure, you’re raising your heart rate, but that doesn’t mean you’re not gaining any strength when you’re working with kettlebells, especially when you increase the weight as you get faster and more conditioned. Here are some other awesome kettlebell cardio workouts:

And last but not least, if you’re after cardiovascular and muscular endurance, you can’t go past the kettlebell long cycle.


Simple kettlebell cardio workout

If you’re looking for something tougher, check out all these other awesome kettlebell workouts here.


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