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Kettlebell Spiderman Push Up

The exercise below has been inspired by strength movement coach Steve Maxwell and I have adapted his one hand kettlebell moving push up to a bilateral kettlebell moving push up.  In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrating this.  I have selected a kettlebell that allows me the ability to perform full range of motion.  The aim is to perform the traditional moving spiderman push up with the use of 2 kettlebells.  The main difference between using kettlebells and not is that one must also include a horizontal loaded pulling movement in the exercise as well as having the opportunity to increase range of motion on the push up and require greater stability through the upper limb/shoulder girdle throughout the whole exercise.

This blog post was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy.

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD and Docklands leading osteopathy clinics.  We provide a range of services that includes hands on manual therapy, exercise prescription for rehabilitation, strength and conditioning and performance, functional movement screening and ergonomic risk assessments.

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