KETTLEBELL SWINGS BUILD HIP THRUST WHICH HELPS AN ATHLETE TO RUN FASTER.
Along with building very important ‘Hip Thrust’, the kettlebell swing is a very simple exercise that simultaneously torches fat, builds strength, and improves cardiovascular fitness.
Key Points of the Kettlebell Swing:
- Use your hips to drive the kettlebell, not your arms
- Maintain a tight core
- Drive your weight on your heels
- Keep your chest up – don’t let the kettlebell pull your shoulders down
- The swing finishes with your hips fully extended and kettlebell overhead (over your heels)
The Kettlebell swing is one of many exercises that will help any Athlete achieve greater sprinting speed. Any exercise that stimulates the hips will be very beneficial to any athletic movement – running, throwing, kicking, punching, grabbing etc. This exercise carries over to all Sports
The video below is a good example on how to do a kettlebell swing.