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Which Way Do You Swing?

A look into 3 different styles of kettlebell swings

This is a updated/edited re-post of an article from many moons ago when I had my first attempt at blogging. The topic came up the other day during R2P(Waterloo). Enjoy -Wu

With so many versions of the kettlebell swing floating around, let’s shed some light into some of the advantages and differences.

‘Crossfit’ American kettlebell Swing

Defining features:

  • Overhead swing
  • More knee bend & drive (quads), knee dominant
  • Upward projection of the kettlebell, “vertical” force Continue reading

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