In another blog I talked about the difference between squat + hinge movements.
When it comes to the kettlebell swing, it is NOT a squat. 🙅🏼♀
The KBS is a hamstring/glute loaded hinge movement with the power coming from your hips. As one of my first CrossFit coaches would say… BE LIKE SHAKIRA. IT’S ALL IN THE HIPS. 💃🏼
Let’s chat through a solid kettlebell swing.👇🏻
➖ Kettlebell starts slightly in-front of the body.
➖ Feet are outside the hips, pointed forward or slightly out.
➖ Knees track over the toes.
➖ Grab the KB & pull between the hips as you FOLD at the waist.
➖ As your chest comes up, shoot the hips forward & squeeze the glutes.
➖ As the KB comes to eye level or overhead, it should feel weightless in your hands because of the power generated from the hips.
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