How to Burn Fat Using Kettlebells

How to Burn Fat Using Kettlebells

Kettlebells are one of the most versatile pieces of gym equipment you can use and once you know how, are completely safe. But how do you use kettlebells to burn body fat? Here are a couple of ideas on how to use kettlebells to burn body fat in double quick time.

Note: Before you start swining a kettlebell around wildly take some time to learn how to use them either by hiring a Personal Trainer for a couple of sessions to teach you the basics or at very least check out some instructional videos. You don't want to be the person who seriously injures their back trying kettlebell snatches before they can even swing the bell correctly- Consider yourself warned!

Ok, with that said lets get back to how you can use kettlebells to lose body fat! Give these ideas a try to kick start your fat loss and unveil the leaner you.

Kettlebell Swings

Kettlebell swings are amazing! Not just for fat loss but as a whole body workout, core strengthener, and functionality or flexibility tool. Whatever your goal, you should be using this amazing exercise. For fat loss however swings are perfect! Metabolically taxing with all the additional benefits mentioned above, grab yourself a moderate-heavy kettlebell, get yourself a timer, and get ready for work.

Heres what you do:

20 seconds of kettlebell swings

20 seconds of rest

Repeat 10-15 times.

Simple as that, your kettlebell swing fat burning workout is now complete. The key to this workout is keeping your technique solid is not letting the fatigue affect it negatively. Once this starts happening its time to stop and try and get an extra round in next time!


Kettlebell climb complexes

Kettlebell climb complexes are another great use of kettlebells for fat loss and for those looking for a high intensity challenge in their training. Grab two manageable kettlebells and find some space!

Heres what you do:

1 double KB Swing

1 double KB Clean

1 double KB Front squat

1 double KB Thruster (Front squat to press)

This is one round: Rest a maximum of one minute then repeat with two reps, then three, until you can no longer increase the reps on all four exercises. After this work your way back down to one rep and you're finished! Make sure to record how many reps your get up to and aim to beat it next time!


Use these two simple but effective short workouts as part of your fat burning regime and you will see why kettlebells are so good for fat loss. Keep posted for more great kettlebell workouts soon!