Stop Doing Ugly Kettlebell Swings

Kettlebell Swing - Lower Body Pulling Exercise

Summary

From cross fitters to everyday gym goers, the kettlebell swing is the most butchered exercise in existence. But have no fear this video will make you swinging steel like a pro. The kettlebell swing is the best way to build strong explosive power in the hips, legs, and glutes/butt. 

 

Exercise Steps

  1. Hinge at Hips 
  2. Hike kettlebell
  3. Keep back flat
  4. Slight bend in knees 
  5. Drive force through hips 
  6. Squeezing glutes/butt 
  7. Shoulders, arm, and kettlebell are in one straight line
  8. Safely place kettlebell down

Challenge

Perform 100 reps of swings within the day. 

 

Tips & Safety 

Be sure to have hip hinge and proper form down to avoid back injury. Consult a doctor before participating in strenuous exercise. 


John Schaser - Head Trainer and owner of Health Alchemist Training

Writer Bio:  John Schaser is a certified health nut...not sure if I should blatantly state that, or why I'm talking in the third person...anyways I am the founder and owner of Health Alchemist. In my spare time I wrestle bears and day dream about being in nature. Check out my instahoochie...I mean Instagram @health_alchemist

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