Siderotation Leg with the Kettlebell

  • Degree of Difficulty 60% 60%

Kettlebell Exercise for the Oblique Abdominals
Kettlebell Exercise for Adductors und Abdominals

Short Description
  1. Lay on the back, legs bend and lift off the ground, put the Smashbell between the legs.
  2. Rotate legs with Smashbell to the side.
  3. Legs brought back to starting position and rotated to the other side.
Long Description
  1. Lay down on the back. The legs are bent at about 90° and are lifted off the ground. The calf is kept parallel to the floor. The Smashbell is squeezed between the legs at about the height of the knees and kept there. The arms are stretched to the side away from the body so that it is easier to hold to upper body in its position.
  2. The legs are moved to the side so that the trunk rotates and the hips are tilted to the side. The exercise is executed slowly and the legs should not be suddenly dropped to the side. For advanced individuals, the hips can be tilted even further to the side.
  3. Using the abs, the legs are brought back up and the exercise is executed to the other side.
The lower back should not be lifted from the floor. Rotate slowly and controlled by using the abdominals.
Additional exercise instructions

The kettlebell exercise with side leg rotation trains primarily the oblique abdominals and, through squeezing the Smashbell, the adductors (inner thighs).

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