Kettlebell Lunge With Twist

Kettlebell Lunge With Twist


This exercise involves holding a kettlebell in front of your chest while performing lunges, and twisting your torso to the side with each lunge. It targets the legs, core, and obliques.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Kettlebell Lunge With Twist Instructions

  1. Start by standing with your feet hip-width apart and holding a kettlebell in both hands at chest height.
  2. Take a large step forward with your right foot and lower your body into a lunge position, keeping your back straight and your front knee directly above your ankle.
  3. As you lower into the lunge, twist your torso to the right, bringing the kettlebell across your body to the outside of your right knee.
  4. Hold this position for a moment, then return to the starting position by pushing off your right foot and bringing your left foot forward to stand up straight.
  5. Repeat the lunge and twist on the other side, stepping forward with your left foot and twisting your torso to the left.
  6. Continue alternating sides for the desired number of repetitions.

Kettlebell Lunge With Twist Form & Visual

Kettlebell Lunge With Twist

Kettlebell Lunge With Twist Benefits

  • Strengthens the legs and glutes
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Engages the core muscles
  • Increases flexibility in the hips and spine
  • Targets multiple muscle groups at once
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels
  • Provides a cardiovascular workout
  • Helps to improve coordination and body awareness

Kettlebell Lunge With Twist Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Core muscles (obliques, rectus abdominis)
  • Shoulders

Kettlebell Lunge With Twist Variations & Alternatives

  • Kettlebell Lunge with Curl
  • Kettlebell Lunge with Press
  • Kettlebell Lunge with Row
  • Kettlebell Lunge with Side Bend
  • Kettlebell Lunge with Overhead Press