Tuesday, July 16

Exercise of the Month: July

EXERCISE OF THE MONTH: Kettlebell Swings

Start position
How to do it:
• Straddle kettlebell with feet slightly wider than shoulder width.

• Squat down with arms extended between legs and grasp kettlebell handle overhand.

• Position shoulders over kettlebell while engaging low back & abs.

• Pull kettlebell off of floor toward shoulder height.

• Immediately squat down slightly and swing kettlebell back under hips.

Finish position
• Continue swinging kettlebell by raising upper body and extending legs until height just above head can be maintained.

• Repetitions and sets will depend on goals.

Primary Movers:
Glutes, hips, lower back, quads, core, shoulders, hamstrings

Power, cardio, strength, muscular endurance 

Note: The information presented here is not a substitute for medical advice. Consult a physician before starting any exercise. We suggest that you discontinue exercise immediately if you feel you’re exercising beyond your current abilities.

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