Kettlebell Swing

How to Properly Perform a Kettlebell Swing

  • Shoulder-width (or slightly wider) stance
  • Hips descend back and down, but above the knees
  • Lumbar curve maintained
  • Knees in-line with toes
  • Hips and legs extend rapidly, driving the kettlebell overhead
  • Heels down until hips and legs extend
  • Arms remain straight
  • Arms pull the kettlebell to over the middle of the foot
  • Hips sit back in a partial squat as the bell descends to begin next rep