Kettlebell Swing with Dumbbell

Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Kettlebell swings with a dumbbell
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Dumbbell
  • Muscles Targeted: Shoulders, hamstrings, pecs, glutes, quads
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Average Number of Sets: 4-5 with 10-20 reps each
  • Variations: None
  • Alternative: None

The Kettlebell swing with dumbbell, as the name suggests, is a dumbbell variation of the basic version and is used by those who do not have a wide variety of kettlebells in their gym. If you want to increase the strength of your glutes and hamstrings, improve movement at your hips, and achieve considerable conditioning in your home or a small gym, then dumbbells work as a great substitute.

Kettlebell Swing with Dumbbell Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Kettlebell swings with a dumbbell
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Dumbbell
  • Muscles Targeted: Shoulders, hamstrings, pecs, glutes, quads
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Average Number of Sets: 4-5 with 10-20 reps each
  • Variations: None
  • Alternative: None

How to do a Kettlebell Swing with Dumbbell

It is performed in the same way as the kettlebell swing except that you hold a dumbbell with both hands and swing it by its end plate. Start swinging the dumbbell between your legs and when it is behind you, squeeze your glutes to push your hips forward and swing the db to your chest level.

Kettlebell Swing with Dumbbell Tips

  • Avoid rounding the lower back throughout the movement.
  • Instead of using your shoulders and arms, use the momentum of the hip thrust to raise the weight.

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