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One-Arm Kettlebell Swings

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Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings Other Muscles: Calves, Glutes, Lower Back, Shoulders Equipment: Kettlebells Mechanics Type: Compound Level: Intermediate Sport: NoForce: Pull
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One-Arm Kettlebell Swings Guide

Main Muscle: Hamstrings
Place one kettlebell between your feet. Push back with your butt and bend your knees to get into the starting position. Make sure that your back is flat and look straight ahead. Swing the kettlebell between your legs forcefully. Quickly reverse the direction and drive though with your hips taking the kettlebell straight out. Let the kettlebell swing back between your legs and repeat. Switch arms with each set.

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10/10

Jul 29, 2016 7:00 AM: One of the best exercises for building strength and getting the heart pumping. I agree with other comments that the two arm swing should be added.

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Jun 9, 2016 1:46 PM: Either I will never master this one to feel it where it needs to be felt, or I am just doing it wrong.

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5/10

Mar 14, 2016 6:47 PM: Two-arm kettlebell swing definitely needs to be added, PLEASE! This exercise is pretty difficult since I feel it a lot more in my shoulder than anywhere else, two-arm kettlebell swings are much more favorable.

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5/10

Oct 3, 2015 2:37 AM: gym has no kettle balls any suggestions

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7/10

Sep 8, 2015 7:47 AM: Can you please add the two-handed kettlebell swing?

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5/10

Jun 24, 2015 4:59 PM: Please add the standard two-arm kettlebell swing!!!

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8/10

May 19, 2015 10:20 AM: Add 2 handed to database

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9/10

Apr 27, 2015 4:37 PM: Two-arm kettlebell swing needs to be added to the exercise database please!!!!

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9/10

Jan 7, 2015 7:45 PM: Great for Cardio.

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Tip: One-Arm Kettlebell Swings

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Sep 17, 2014 3:30 PM: Try alternating between left and right grips.

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