How to do Kettlebell Weighted Sit-Up

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Difficulty: Medium

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: abs, shoulders


Lay down on your back. Draw your legs in by bending your knees to 90 degrees, feet flat on the floor. Hold the kettlebell in both hands extended above your chin with straight arms. From this start position, draw your belly button down towards the floor to engage your core, then contract your stomach muscles (abs) to raise up to a sitting position. Push the kettlebell up into the air as high as possible. Keep your feet on the floor throughout the movement and avoid the temptation to put your feet under something or asking a buddy to anchor your feet. Control the motion on the way back down.

How to make Kettlebell Weighted Sit-Up easier

If you need an easier option try our Sit-up exercise.

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