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Kettlebell Figure 8

Exercise Data

Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Abdominals
Other Muscles: Hamstrings, Shoulders
Equipment: Kettlebells
Mechanics Type: N/A
Level: Intermediate
Sport: No
Force: Pull
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Kettlebell Figure 8 Guide

Main Muscle: Abdominals

  1. Place one kettlebell between your legs and take a wider than shoulder width stance. Bend over by pushing your butt out and keeping your back flat.
  2. Pick up a kettlebell and pass it to your other hand between your legs. The receiving hand should reach from behind the legs. Go back and forth for several repetitions.



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10/10

Nov 19, 2013 2:34 PM: I like this workout. I felt it right away and, as a bonus you can feel it in your arms too. Don't forget to engage your core. I have to practice keeping my back straight straight also.



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8/10

Feb 25, 2013 5:25 PM: Felt it in shoulders and can actually see the shoulder muscles bulging as I do workout.



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Tip: Kettlebell Figure 8

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10/10

Sep 15, 2012 4:38 AM: Focus on flexing your obliques and this exercise is perfect. Be careful you don't just swing the kettlebell but really flex the obliques on each move and than you'll notice how good this exercise really is.



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Tip: Kettlebell Figure 8

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9/10

Feb 14, 2012 7:34 AM: Great exercise as a finisher after a leg workout. Best if you do it standing on the flat side of a Bosu ball and stay in a low squat. By about 10 reps per side, you will see the Bosu start wobbling because your stabilizers are getting so fried. Try 3 sets of 10 with fairly heavy ball.



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8/10

Apr 27, 2011 9:54 AM: Make sure you concentrate on flexing your abs and obliques, rather than just swinging the kettlebell.



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8/10

Jul 13, 2010 1:53 PM: Sore as hell the next day, this was a good exercise with the kettlebell if done properly.



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