The double kettlebell thruster is a very challenging exercise building significant gains in work capacity. The exercise combines two exercises; the double rack squat and the double press.

Teaching Points

  1. Hold the kettlebells in the double rack squat position
  2. Inhale before you initiate the rack squat
  3. Your elbows should remain inside your knees
  4. Drive through the heels with your chest facing forward
  5. Exhale as you initiatethe squat at the bottom position
  6. Keep a neutral spine throughout the movement
  7. Use the force generated from the squat to press the kettlebells overhead
  8. The arms will move up vertically
  9. Inhale as you press the bells overhead
  10. Brace your abs just before you lower the kettlebells into the rack position and exhale on impact