Strength

Kettlebell Cossack Squat

The Kettlebell Cossack Squat targets the lower body, enhancing flexibility and range of motion while improving balance and stability. This dynamic exercise aids in injury prevention, athletic performance, and everyday movements.
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Kettlebell Cossack Squat instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Begin standing with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, holding a kettlebell at chest level with both hands.
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Move your bodyweight over to your right side, bending your right knee and keeping your left leg straight.
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Try to lower your body as far as you can, keeping your heels on the ground.
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Push off your right foot to raise your body back up to the starting position.
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Repeat this movement on your left side for one rep. Remember to keep the kettlebell at chest level throughout the exercise.
Begin standing with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, holding a kettlebell at chest level with both hands.
Move your bodyweight over to your right side, bending your right knee and keeping your left leg straight.
Try to lower your body as far as you can, keeping your heels on the ground.
Push off your right foot to raise your body back up to the starting position.
Repeat this movement on your left side for one rep. Remember to keep the kettlebell at chest level throughout the exercise.
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