Kettlebell Fat Burning Circuit Workouts

Kettlebell Fat Burning Circuit WorkoutsCraig Ballantyne here with a guest post for…

I love training outside with kettlebells. In fact, I go almost all winter long without using kettlebells because I just don’t like using them inside.

But this weekend it was about 50 degrees out on Saturday (about 10 degrees Celcius) and that was warm enough for me and my dog to head outside for a kettlebell-bodyweight circuit.

And I have one each of the 35, 44, 53, and 70lb kettlebells out at the farm that I was able to use…although to be honest I didn’t even bring out the 70 from it’s hiding spot…soon, but not yet.

My first circuit was a COMBO of BODYWEIGHT and KETTLEBELLS and I built the specific warm-up into the circuit:

1) Prisoner Squat
2) Kettlebell Swing
3) Decline Pushup
4) Kettlebell Snatch
5) Kettlebell Lunge
6) Grasshopper Pushup
7) Kettlebell 1-arm Swing
Rest 1 minute and repeat 2 more times.

(NOTE: I tried doing some sprints but when I’m working out with the dog he always tries to jump on me when I’m running and it breaks out into a 5-minute dog wrestling match…so I stuck to the kettlebells while he barked at another dog a mile away…)

Then I moved into a KETTLEBELLS-ONLY circuit:

1) Kettlebell Snatch
2) Kettlebell Renegade Row
3) Kettlebell 1-arm Overhead Press
4) Kettlebell Row
5) Kettlebell Swing
Rest 1 minute and repeat 2 more times.

That was all I did…a tough workout for me, but I’m no Marine…so for all those advanced readers, you can probably do more…but I’m just getting the "rust off" right now.

Should be snatching that 70lb kettlebell for 15-20 reps by early June.

NOTE: If you are a BEGINNER or INTERMEDIATE, please start with an easier workout from Chris Lopez’s Kettlebell fat loss workouts here:


Your friend,

Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS
Creator, Turbulence Training

PS – For more kettlebell workouts…

…keep an eye on the blog for new stuff for Chris. And if you don’t have his complete kettlebell manual to take you through the spring and the summer, head over to this website to get it at the new price:


To your success!



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