How to do Kettlebell Upright Row

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: triceps, biceps, upper back, chest, shoulders


Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and the kettlebell in both hands. Tighten your core and lift the kettlebell by raising your elbows to your shoulders. Keep your elbows above your wrists. Control the kettlebell on the way back down, making sure to lower the kettlebell all the way down so your arms are fully straightened. Do not swing your upper body, try to keep your body steady and only move your arms.

How to make Kettlebell Upright Row easier

Try this movement with lower kettlebell weight or with no weight.

How to make Kettlebell Upright Row more challenging

Increase the weight of your kettlebell to make this exercise more challenging.

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