Strength

Single Kettlebell Side Bend

The Single Kettlebell Side Bend targets obliques, strengthening the core and enhancing balance. This exercise is great for building strength, improving stability, and enhancing flexibility.
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Single Kettlebell Side Bend instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand up straight, holding a kettlebell in one hand and letting it hang by your side.
2
Bend sideways from the waist to the side holding the kettlebell, gradually going down as far as comfortably possible.
3
Stand back up to the starting position by straightening your body but avoid leaning over the opposite side.
4
Complete all the prescribed reps on this side before changing hands and repeating with the kettlebell on the other side.
5
Remember to keep your back straight and eyes forward throughout this exercise to avoid strain.
Stand up straight, holding a kettlebell in one hand and letting it hang by your side.
Bend sideways from the waist to the side holding the kettlebell, gradually going down as far as comfortably possible.
Stand back up to the starting position by straightening your body but avoid leaning over the opposite side.
Complete all the prescribed reps on this side before changing hands and repeating with the kettlebell on the other side.
Remember to keep your back straight and eyes forward throughout this exercise to avoid strain.
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