I will cover what muscles are used and when during the kettlebell swing, I will provide some information on how to kettlebell swing, how to avoid backaches and injuries with the kettlebell swing, how to warm up for the kettlebell swing, and I will cover a drill I use to teach part of the kettlebell swing.
This is not an “I’m holier than thou” article, this article asks the right question about the American Kettlebell Swing, “should you do it?”. Greg Glassman’s quote featured below, can be found here. The biggest difference between the American and Russian swing (AKA conventional kettlebell swing) is the height at which the kettlebell ends, the …
These three kettlebell workouts have been specifically designed for use in the Kettlebell Swing and Snatch Efficiency in CrossFit Workshop, but they can just as easily be used outside of the workshop. The workouts are awesome and to be performed one after the other, with up to one or two minutes rest in between!
I think it’s a lot of bull to justify the American Swing with it being more natural to complete the movement, if that is the case, then why do deadlifts at all, why not complete it with a clean or snatch? Hold your horses, just because I don’t agree with the above, does not mean I don’t like the American Swing, I’m just saying the above is bull to justify it.