Kettlebell Windmill

What is a Kettlebell Windmill?

The Kettlebell Windmill is a strength training movement that utilizes a bell-shaped weight with a single handle. The move is designed to work the back, abs and obliques, as well as help improve mobility throughout the body.

How do you do a Kettlebell Windmill?

  • Step 1

    Take a wide stance and hold the kettlebell in one hand, straight overhead. Turn out the foot opposite your kettlebell-holding arm and keep the other parallel.

  • Step 2

    Start bending your torso over your turned-out leg. Keep the kettlebell over your shoulder the entire time, and turn your gaze toward it.

  • Step 3

    Continue to bend over until your hand reaches your turned-out foot. Rise up again slowly and repeat on the other side.

How do you modify a Kettlebell Windmill?

  • Kettlebell Windmill for Beginners

  • Advanced Kettlebell Windmill

What are the benefits of a Kettlebell Windmill?

  • Core Strength

  • Full-body Strength

  • Balance

Expert opinion

The windmill is a great balance and strength building movement for the core, back and shoulders.

It can be modified for beginners and scaled up for more advanced individuals.

Paul Michael Rahn,SWEAT in Chicago

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