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Military Press With Two Kettlebells

Exercise Tips

  • Focus on breathing
  • Keep your back flat, do not hunch over in the squat
  • Do not lift with your neck

Military Press With Two Kettlebells

This exercise targets the sides of your shoulders and provides a moderate to high cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit

Moderate to High

Muscle Group: Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)

Equipment: Kettlebells

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Moderate to High

Exercise Category: Kettlebell Shoulders

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a kettlebell by the handle in each hand with an overhand grip, palms facing each other. Tuck your elbows into your sides and hold the kettlebells at shoulder level, arms curled.

  1. 1 Exhaling, squat down like you are going to sit in a chair, pushing your backside towards the wall behind you.
  2. 2 Quickly explode up to a standing position while extending your arms straight up above your shoulders. Rotate your wrists slightly so at the peak of the motion, both palms are facing the way you are looking.
  3. 3 Inhale and slowly return your arms to starting position.
  4. 4 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.