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