The King of Swings

Check out Tim Ferriss’s writeup on one of his (and ours) favorite exercises: The Kettlebell Swing

http://fourhourworkweek.com/2011/01/08/kettlebell-swing/

The Kettlebell Swing is a dynamic, explosive (but controlled) movement that hits most systems associated with muscular, skeletal, and cardiovascular growth. The barrier-to-entry in swinging is low (all you need is a kettlebell), and it can be used in a relatively compact space. You can also diversify your workouts into other movements like goblet squats, shoulder press, kettlebell snatch or clean, and more.

Read http://greatist.com/fitness/22-kick-ass-kettlebell-exercises for some great variations.

In celebration of the swing, today’s workout will be Ferriss’s prescription:

75 total reps, all in one if possible, rest between sets as needed.

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