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Kettlebell Swing Incorrect Technique

Kettlebell Swing Incorrect Form

One major indication of an incorrect kettlebell swing is a drooping kettlebell. The kettlebell is no longer an extension of the arms but droops, i.e. the base of the kettlebell is pointing down rather than forward (away from the body). The cause of a drooping kettlebell is an incorrect powering of the movement. The shoulders

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How to swing a kettlebell correctly?

How to Swing a Kettlebell Correctly?

To answer the question "How to Swing a Kettlebell Correctly?" one first needs to ask "What are your goals?". Without knowing the reason(s) to swing there are literally hundreds of ways that could be correct. So, let's start by listing some of the goals: Overall strength Generic fitness Muscular endurance Cardiovascular endurance Flexibility Better kettlebell snatch

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Kettlebell Swing—Squat Style

Last week I posed the question “What is wrong with this kettlebell swing?“, this week I will show you what was wrong. If you got the answer right, great! If you were one of the people that wrote a long list of things that were wrong, I don’t blame you, it’s all good, sometimes it takes

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Double-arm sportstyle swing

Double Arm Kettlebell Sportstyle Swing

The Kettlebell Sportstyle Swing is always done with one arm, never with two arms like you see used with the swing that most people are used to, the conventional kettlebell swing. There is a very valid reason why Sport Athletes don’t do the sportstyle swing with two arms, and that reason is; it doesn’t transfer to anything in the sport, i.e. Snatch, Clean or Jerk. Every kettlebell exercise used in competition is performed with one arm, hence there is no reason to do the sportstyle swing with two arms.

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