Dumbbell Skier Swing Rotational

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Dumbbell Skier Swing Rotational

The dumbbell skier swing rotational should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the dumbbell skier swinging rotational.

Beginning

Beginning Dumbbell Skier Swing

1. Maintain good posture to ensure the visual gaze is straight ahead and good stability through the abdominal complex.

2. Initiate a thorough dynamic warm up prior to starting this exercise. This engages the nervous system.

Movement

Dumbbell Skier Swing Movement

1. This exercise involves a jump step in the transverse plane with a weight arm cross-country hand movement

2. Start by performing a jump shuffle step in the transverse plane as shown.

3. With light dumbbells in each hand 3-5 lbs. are recommended, alternate hand swings to the opposite leg in other words as the left leg rotates and the right hand comes forward, etc.

4. Continue exercise in a rhythmical fashion

5. Perform the desired number of reps but NOTE that this exercise causes a lot of fatigue; you may choose a lower rep range to begin.

Benefits

Dumbbell Skier Swing Benefits

The dumbbell skier swing is a full-body workout that tones the quadriceps, hips, shoulders, and arms while strengthening the glutes and hamstrings. This exercise improves posture by increasing core strength and stability.

Exercise Aliases

Dumbbell Skier Swing, Skiing Swings, Skiing Exercise, Dumbbell Swings.

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