Kettlebell Angled Press

Kettlebell Angled Press


This exercise involves holding a kettlebell in one hand and pressing it upwards at an angle, while keeping the other arm extended for balance. It primarily targets the shoulders and triceps, while also engaging the core and legs for stability.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Kettlebell Angled Press Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a kettlebell in your right hand at shoulder height, with your elbow bent and the kettlebell resting on the back of your forearm.
  2. Engage your core and press the kettlebell up and away from your body at a 45-degree angle, keeping your elbow close to your body.
  3. Pause at the top of the movement, then slowly lower the kettlebell back down to your shoulder.
  4. Repeat for the desired number of reps, then switch sides and repeat with your left arm.

Kettlebell Angled Press Form & Visual

Kettlebell Angled Press

Kettlebell Angled Press Benefits

  • Targets multiple muscle groups including shoulders, triceps, and core
  • Improves shoulder stability and mobility
  • Increases upper body strength and power
  • Engages the core muscles for added stability and balance
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
  • Provides a cardiovascular workout when performed in a circuit or high-intensity interval training (HIIT) format

Kettlebell Angled Press Muscles Worked

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

Kettlebell Angled Press Variations & Alternatives