The classic kettlebell move requires perfect form to hit the major muscle groups and to get your heart rate high
1.Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a kettlebell in both hand.
2. Keeping you back straight and your knees in line with your feet, bend at the knees and move the kettlebell between your legs.
3. Stand and snap your hips forwards to propel the kettlebell up to shoulder height. The power comes from your hips, not your arms.
4. Breathe out at the top of the movement and in during the kettlebell’s decent. Continue the swing in a fluid movement.
One-Hand KettleBell Swing
Make the swing harder and work one side of your upper body at a time by holding the kettlebell In one hand.
KettleBell Hand Switch
Letting go of the weight from on hand and catching it with your other improves co-ordination.
Please seek the advice of a GP, physiotherapist or a medically qualified personal trainer before commencing any exercise to avoid the risk of any injury. We do not advise performing any exercise if it exhibits any pain or discomfort in any way.
If you have any questions or queries about any of the exercises, please contact the Didsbury clinic (Manchester) to discuss with your physiotherapist or personal trainer.