Kettlebell Box Squat

Kettlebell Box Squat


This exercise involves holding a kettlebell in front of your chest while performing a squat with your feet on a box or bench. It targets the lower body muscles, including the glutes, quads, and hamstrings, while also engaging the core and upper body.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Kettlebell Box Squat Instructions

  1. Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your toes pointing slightly outward.
  2. Hold the kettlebell with both hands and place it on the floor in front of you.
  3. Squat down and grab the kettlebell with both hands, keeping your back straight and your chest up.
  4. Stand up, lifting the kettlebell with you, and hold it at chest height.
  5. Step back with one foot and place it on a box or bench behind you.
  6. Squat down, keeping your weight on your heels and your chest up, until your thigh is parallel to the ground.
  7. Push through your heel to stand back up to the starting position.
  8. Repeat the exercise for the desired number of repetitions, then switch legs and repeat.

Kettlebell Box Squat Form & Visual

Kettlebell Box Squat

Kettlebell Box Squat Benefits

  • Targets multiple muscle groups including quads, glutes, hamstrings, and core
  • Improves lower body strength and power
  • Increases hip mobility and flexibility
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
  • Provides a cardiovascular workout
  • Can be done with minimal equipment and space

Kettlebell Box Squat Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Calves
  • Core

Kettlebell Box Squat Variations & Alternatives