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Turkish Get-Up

Exercise Tips

  • Perform this exercise very carefully
  • One rep includes coming up then back down
  • Do not tense your neck

Turkish Get-Up

This exercise targets your shoulders and provides a moderate to high cardio benefit. It also works your core.

Muscle Group

Lateral Deltoids (Sides), Anterior Deltoids (Front), Posterior Deltoids (Rear)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit

Moderate to High

Muscle Group: Lateral Deltoids (Sides), Anterior Deltoids (Front), Posterior Deltoids (Rear)

Equipment: Kettlebell

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Moderate to High

Exercise Category: Kettlebell Shoulders

Starting Position: Lie face up on the floor with your right leg bent, foot on the floor and your other leg straight out. Hold a kettlebell by the handle in your right hand, extending your arm straight up over your shoulder.

  1. 1 Exhaling, carefully push up onto your left hip, then hand, then kneeling, keeping the kettlebell raised the entire time.
  2. 2 Take another deep breath, then carefully push up into a standing position.
  3. 3 Inhale and slowly reverse the steps to lower yourself back down to the floor, keeping your arm extended the entire time.