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Kettlebell Swing

Angle-Based Images: Kettlebell Swing Video
Angle-Based Images: Kettlebell Swing Video
Angle-Based Images: Kettlebell Swing Video
Angle-Based Images: Kettlebell Swing Video
Angle-Based Images: Kettlebell Swing Video
Kettlebell Swing: Step 1
Step 1 Hold a single kettlebell in both hands with an overhand grip and feet shoulder-width apart. Bend your knees slightly while pushing your hips backward, keeping chest lifted, and hinging your torso until it is parallel with the floor. Allow kettlebell to drop between the legs with arms fully extended.
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Kettlebell Swing: Step 2
Step 2 Explosively push your hips forward while squeezing your glutes. Let the momentum from this movement propel the kettlebell to shoulder-height without relying on arm muscles to do the work. Allow the bell to swing back down and repeat the movement.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Keep your back flat during the exercise to avoid injury.

Be sure to completely finish the rep and squeeze your glutes at the top of the movement.

Avoid bending forward at the torso. Instead, move by hinging at the hips.

Related Exercises

  • Power Exercises
  • Legs Exercises
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