The Windmill: Not an exercise in spinal torsion, it’s a simultaneous hip hinging and spine rotation. Promotes strength and flexibility of the shoulders hips and back.
- Snatch the kettlebells overhead
- The movement is spine rotation plus hip flexion rather than spine torsion
- The back leg is straight
- Most of the weight is on the back leg
- The front knee is soft and tracks the foot
- There is no spine flexion or torsion
- The elbow stays locked, the shoulders stay packed