Do you know what the absolute best tool to get enviable abs and a strong and stable core is? A kettlebell of course. The unique combination of specific movements and the uneven weight distribution of the kettlebell is going to engage your core in ways you never experienced before.
Also, it’s worth pointing out that the kettlebell exercises for abs also works out other muscle groups at the same time, so you’re getting a lot more out of the workout.
Here are three incredible kettlebell exercises for abs that are going to increase your aerobic capacity and burn so many calories, you’ll wonder why you hadn’t tried these exercises sooner.
The standard swing is the very exercise that started it all. This basic swing should be the first exercise you do before any variations. Why just by doing this exercise by itself is going to give you a great ab workout.
To do the standard swing:
Avoid relying on your arms and shoulders to move the kettlebell. The swinging motion should come from your hips and the heels of your feet.
This move is a lot like the standard swing, but you’re going to really have to pay attention to your balance to do this exercise correctly.
To do the single-arm swing:
This is one of the more challenging kettlebell exercises for abs because it uses every inch of your body, as well as increasing your heart rate so you can melt the fat from your abs.
If you’re still trying to get the hang of working out with kettlebells, you will want to focus on the previous two exercises until you feel comfortable enough to attempt this. Also, you should work with a lighter kettlebell until you’ve mastered the form for this exercise.
To do the snatch exercise:
With these three kettlebell exercises for abs, we’re certain that you’ll be able to achieve the type of abs that you’ve been dreaming of! Leave us a comment below and let us know which of these is your favorite, or if there are any other kettlebell exercises that work well for abs!