Kettlebell Alternating Press

Kettlebell Alternating Press


This exercise involves holding a kettlebell in each hand and pressing them alternately overhead while standing. It targets the shoulders, triceps, and core muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Kettlebell Alternating Press Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a kettlebell in each hand at shoulder height.
  2. Press one kettlebell overhead while keeping the other kettlebell at shoulder height.
  3. Lower the pressed kettlebell back to shoulder height while simultaneously pressing the other kettlebell overhead.
  4. Continue alternating the press for the desired number of repetitions.
  5. Make sure to engage your core and keep your back straight throughout the exercise.

Kettlebell Alternating Press Form & Visual

Kettlebell Alternating Press

Kettlebell Alternating Press Benefits

  • Targets multiple muscle groups including shoulders, chest, and triceps
  • Improves upper body strength and stability
  • Engages core muscles for added stability and balance
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting weight and reps
  • Increases cardiovascular endurance when performed in a circuit or high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout

Kettlebell Alternating Press Muscles Worked

  • Shoulders (deltoids)
  • Triceps
  • Chest (pectoralis major)
  • Core (abdominals and lower back)

Kettlebell Alternating Press Variations & Alternatives