Kettlebell RDL / Hip Hinge

I was first introduced to using the posterior kettlebell hip hinge / RDL as a learning strategy and exercise when I undertook the Functional Movement Screen Level 1 and 2 course several years ago.  The hip hinge is one of those fundamental movement patterns that we must master if we are looking to incorporate exercises such as the Romanian Deadlift, Deadlift and Goodmorning into our strength and conditioning program.  The aim is to translate the hips posteriorly whilst the spine is maintained in a neutral position.  If you are performing this exercise correctly, you should feel a stretch through the hamstrings.


If you would like to undergo a functional movement screen or seek further guidance around the treatment and management of your musculoskeletal complaints, please feel free to book in for a consultation at the clinic.

Principle Four Osteopathy

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading Osteopathy clinics. At the clinic we treat a wide range of clients, ranging from the office worker, exercise enthusiast to athlete. We have 3 experienced osteopaths working across both of the clinics.

The Melbourne City CBD clinic is located at 29 Somerset Place (basement), close to the corner of Elizabeth St and Little Bourke in the Melbourne City CBD. Our premises adjoin the Jon Weller Personal Training Studio, a fully-equipped training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials or specific training programs and rehabilitation.

The Docklands clinic is located at 717 Bourke St (Ground Floor), beneath the Channel 9 building near the walkway from Southern Cross Train Station to Etihad Stadium. Our premises adjoin Pilates on Bourke, a fully-equipped pilates and yoga training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials, pilates or specific training programs and rehabilitation.

To speak to an Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

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