Lethal Workout Finisher!

This is a short, brutal and very effective “feeder” or “finisher” fitness workout to include in your training.  If you need an activity that’s interesting and different, why not pair a kettlebell clean and press with a pullup?  Use rings if you don’t have access to a pull up bar.

Here’s how this workout goes:

  • Kettlebell Clean and Press Right x 1 rep
  • Kettlebell Clean and Press Left x 1 rep
  • Pullup x 1 rep (ring rows x 5 reps)
  • Kettlebell Clean and Press Right x 2 reps
  • Kettlebell Clean and Press Left x 2 reps
  • Pullups x 2 reps (ring rows x 4 reps)
  • Kettlebell Clean and Press Right x 3 reps
  • Kettlebell Clean and Press Left x 3 reps
  • Pullups x 3 reps (ring rows x 3 reps)

That’s one giant set nonstop.

Rest for a minute or 2, let your heart rate get down to a safe number and then repeat EXACTLY as above for a total of 5 giant sets.

There’s something very brutal about lifting a cannonball with a handle in the clean and press fashion for escalating reps while throwing in pullups for good measure.  This mini workout is a great way to introduce yourself to kettlebells.  All you need is one kettlebell and you can have 2 people (you and your partner) do this in a “follow the leader” type fashion for the entire activity.

I’m digging kettlebells and the more I play around with them, the more I find myself working them in to my main workouts.

Here’s a video that I just did this morning demonstrating the kettlebell clean and press and pullup finisher!

– Scott

 

 

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