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Kettlebell Front Squat

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Coach's Tips

It is a weight squat performed with a kettle bell in front of your shoulder that targets the muscles in front of your thighs!

How to

Starting Position

1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding the kettlebell in one hand in front of your chest. Keep your chest and back tall, and your core engaged. 2. Make sure your elbow is tucked in, and your wrist is in a neutral position. 3. Take a deep breath in, and brace your core.

Proper Form

1. Push your hips back, and lower yourself into a squat. 2. Keep your chest and back tall, and your core engaged. 3. Stop when your thighs are parallel to the floor. 4. Drive through your heels and press back to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. As you lower yourself into the squat, exhale. 2. As you drive back up to the starting position, inhale.

Precautions

1. Do not let your knees cave inwards as you descend into the squat. 2. Do not let your chest and back collapse as you descend into the squat. 3. Do not let your heels come off the ground as you drive back up to the starting position. 4. Do not let the kettlebell pull you forward as you squat.

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