The following is a summary of day 3.
Grip is usually the first point of failure on high reps with correct technique.
Common kettlebell grips:
- Hook grip
- Closed hook grip
- Double hand grip
- Closed double hand grip
- A kettlebell grip should be loose but tight enough to hold on to the kettlebell
- You can work your grip strength by holding the kettlebell in the tips of the fingers
- Wrist strength is often overlooked in training
- You can work on lateral wrist flexion with the kettlebell on the ground and base pointing up
- When you first start training make sure you ease into reps and weight
- Progress slowly and rest enough so you can keep training
- You can work wrist flexion and extension while standing and letting the bell hang next to you
- Stretch your forearms after working out
- Grip is relaxed at the top of the swing
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