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Kettlebell Workout: Kettlebell Crush Grip Strength Workout

Crush Grip Strength Kettlebell Workout

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June 5, 2014
Updated April 12, 2018

Workout Summary

Crush Grip Kettlebell exercises engage the chest, core, and arms in a much different way than standard racked kettlebell drills. This strength workout requires you to perform conventional lifts while focusing on holding the ball of the kettlebell with as much pressure as possible in between your palms.

Workout Instructions

Complete all reps of given exercise in each group before moving onto next group. Rest as needed before moving onto next group.  For Crush Grip Squat complete as many reps as possible in 30 seconds. Rest as needed before beginning next round.

A1: Crush Grip Deadlift – 5 rounds x 10 reps
A2: Crush Grip Press – 5 rounds x 10 reps

B1: Crush Grip Alternating Lunge – 5 rounds x 10 reps
B2: Crush Grip Curl – 5 rounds x 10 reps

C1: Crush Grip Squat – 8 rounds x 30 sec

Other Workout Details

Workout Created by: Mark de Grasse
Workout Demonstrated by: Mark de Grasse
Equipment UsedOnnit Kettlebells

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