Kettlebell Windmill

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Kettlebell Windmill

Instructions

Preparation

Raise kettlebell over head. Stand with left arm fully extended upward supporting kettlebell and right arm extended out to side. Stand with legs far apart with feet angled slightly out to the sides.

Execution

Bend over to right side with knees straight. Reach toward toes of left foot with right hand. Keep knees straight and kettlebell balanced over left shoulder with both arms extended. Touch left foot. Raise back up to original position, maintaining balance of kettlebell over head above left shoulder. Repeat. Continue movement on opposite side.

Comments

Exercise emphasizes load balance, shoulder mobility, and hamstring flexibility. Also see Dumbbell Windmill or slightly easier version: Kettlebell Bent-knee Windmill.

Classification

 Utility: Specialized
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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