Kettlebell Side Lunge

Kettlebell Side Lunge


This exercise involves holding a kettlebell in one hand while lunging to the side with the opposite leg. It targets the legs, glutes, and core muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Kettlebell Side Lunge Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a kettlebell in both hands at chest level.
  2. Take a big step to the side with your right foot, keeping your left foot planted and your toes pointing forward.
  3. Bend your right knee and lower your body down into a lunge, keeping your chest up and your back straight.
  4. Push off with your right foot and return to the starting position.
  5. Repeat on the other side, stepping out with your left foot and lunging down with your left leg.
  6. Continue alternating sides for the desired number of repetitions or time.

Kettlebell Side Lunge Form & Visual

Kettlebell Side Lunge

Kettlebell Side Lunge Benefits

  • Strengthens the core muscles
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Targets the obliques and glutes
  • Increases overall body strength
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels
  • Improves posture and alignment
  • Can be done at home or in the gym

Kettlebell Side Lunge Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Calves
  • Abdominals
  • Obliques
  • Lower back

Kettlebell Side Lunge Variations & Alternatives

  • kettlebell goblet side lunge
  • kettlebell racked side lunge
  • kettlebell suitcase side lunge
  • kettlebell overhead side lunge
  • kettlebell lateral lunge