Hike the Kettlebell: 2/4/20

September 27, 2022
Hike the Kettlebell: 2/4/20

Hike The KettleBellWhen?Getting the kettlebell off the ground and into the first swing.How?1. Start with the KB approximately 2 in front of you (distances will vary depending on the athlete)2. Hinge at the hip, knees back, grab KB with shoulders behind the handle, set the midline.3. Maintaining a strong midline, shift weight back and hike bell between legs.4. Pop hips open and extend knees.Why?1. Sets the athlete in a strong position from the very beginning.2. More efficient use of energy than deadlifting the KB and getting the swing moving from a dead stop.Courtesy of: @whiteboard_daily

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