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Skier Swings

through 14 votes
muscles:TrapeziusMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
auxiliary muscles:Latissimus DorsiMuscle, Lower BackMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle, ObliquesMuscle, QuadricepsMuscle, HamstringsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
required:Dumbbells (2) or Kettlebells (2)
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength, Plyometrics, Cardio
Variations available (3)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • take a dumbbell or kettlebell with each hand and tight grip
  • let the arms hang down at the sides of the body
  • the legs are hip width open
  • the knees are slightly bent

Correct Execution

  • hold the back upright and swing the weights forward with straight arms
  • use the momentum of the weights to come to a swinging movement
  • bring the hip back and tilt the upper body forward
  • keep the swinging
  • push the hip forward and erect the upper body
  • the arms swing forward and come to shoulder-height again
  • swing several times

tip for the workout

  • if you choose dumbbells with different weights, this fitness exercise becomes a challenge
  • the core has to work more to keep the balance
  • switch sides after several reps for a consistent workout