Kettlebell Slingshot

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Part Eight of our Kettlebell Home Workout Series continues with the Slingshot exercise.

The kettlebell slingshot is a fast paced movement that strengthens your core, arms and shoulders. Here’s how to perform the kettlebell slingshot:

  1. Grab the kettlebell in your right hand with your palm facing your body. Stand up straight with your feet a shoulder width apart and a slight bend in your knees.
  • Bring both your arms out in-front of your body and pass the kettlebell from your right hand to your left hand.
  • Swing your left arm out to your left side and then behind your body.
  • Bring your right arm behind your body and pass the kettlebell from your left hand to your right hand.
  • Swing your right arm out to your right side and then in-front of your body.
  • Bring your left arm in-front of your body and pass the kettlebell from your right hand to your left hand.
  • Repeat steps 3-6 for 4-8 reps if you want to mainly focus on developing larger and stronger muscles or 12-16 reps if you want to primarily focus on improving your coordination and cardiovascular fitness.
  • When you’ve completed your preferred number of reps passing the kettlebell in an anti-clockwise motion, repeat the exercise for your preferred number of reps while passing the kettlebell in a clockwise motion.

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