Kettlebell Windmill Tips

Kettlebell Windmill Tips

The Kettlebell Windmill is an ideal movement if you’re looking for an interesting way to hit your obliques. Be sure you have flexible shoulders prior to giving this kettlebell exercise a shot.

Why You Should Do Kettlebell Windmills

The Kettlebell Windmill exercise is a moderately difficult drill that involves bending at the hips while keeping your arm straight and shoulder “packed.” To be done correctly, you’ll need to have shoulder, hip, and hamstring flexibility, as well as the oblique strength necessary to smoothly raise and lower your body. Use these tips to ensure that you’re doing it right.


Equipment

Kettlebell (1)

Tips

(1) Your back leg should remain straight and vertical during the entire drill.
(2) Keep your eyes on the kettlebell.
(3) Your feet should be pointed 45 degrees away from your back hip.
(4) Reach along the inside of your outside leg to guide your descent.

Muscles

Deltoids
Traps
Lats
Obliques
Glutes
Hamstrings

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