Strength

Kettlebell Overhead Press

Perfect your upper body strength with the Kettlebell Overhead Press exercise. It strengthens shoulders and arms by lifting a kettlebell from shoulder height overhead.
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Kettlebell Overhead Press instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a kettlebell in each hand at shoulder level.
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Keep your wrists straight and elbows close to your body.
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Push the kettlebells up over your head until your arms are fully extended.
4
Pause briefly at the top before lowering the kettlebells back to the start position in a controlled manner.
5
Ensure your back remains straight throughout the exercise and avoid leaning backwards.
Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a kettlebell in each hand at shoulder level.
Keep your wrists straight and elbows close to your body.
Push the kettlebells up over your head until your arms are fully extended.
Pause briefly at the top before lowering the kettlebells back to the start position in a controlled manner.
Ensure your back remains straight throughout the exercise and avoid leaning backwards.
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