The Kettlebell Swing isn't a low back exercise. At some point, however, the vast majority of the fitness community have come to the conclusion that kettlebell swings are a low-back exercise and burner.
The solution to this low back pain epidemic is to understand how to move correctly. The human body is made to move in certain patterns and each joint and muscle serves a primary purpose for which it exists.
Understanding how to coordinate our movement, generate power effectively, and keep our midline stable throughout functional movement is vital not only to optimal performance but a pain-free life experience. After all, we are designed to throw, push, pull, jump, squat, hinge, pick things up, set things down and move.
In the video below we'll cover 3 simple tips to help you fix common faults, sharpen your technique, and say goodbye to back pain related to kettlebell swings.
You'll learn how to:
Correct timing to improve efficiency.
Improve power and speed to supercharge your swings.
Maintain midline stabilisation to keep you safe.
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