Pro Tip: How to Hike a Kettlebell into Your First Swing
Video by Michele Vieux

In order to avoid having to pendulum your kettlebell into its first full swing, try this hiking technique instead so you can move straight into your first rep.

Set the kettlebell in front of you, just within reach.

Hinge at the hip and keep your chest up while you reach for the kettlebell.

Pull the kettlebell back between your legs to use momentum to start your first swing.

Happy swinging!

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