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The Turkish Get-Up !

Turkish Get Up

Difficulty Level:     Intermediate to Advanced (in this case Highly Advanced)

Muscle Groups:     Total Body

Modality:              Strength

Stability

Equipment:           Kettlebell (KB) in this case a 50kg Dumbell

Benefits:

  • Neuro-motor development
  • Dynamic hip, trunk and shoulder stability
  • Strength, coordination, focus, dynamic flexibility and balance

Pre-Requisites:

Preparation:

  • Begin from a supine position, maintain the KB arm perpendicular throughout movement.

Movement:

  • Sitting upright, tuck contralateral leg in while stepping over with the ipsilateral leg.
  • Lunge through to a standing position with the KB overhead.
  • Descend to start position following same path.

Use second arm whenever necessary for stability.

About DiabeticAthletic (30 Articles)
A type 1 Diabetic and a firm believer that hard work produces the best results and that there is no easy road to success. Functional and Crossfit Training are my FAVOURITE training styles, "I train for LIFE, not to look good in a mirror! After all... What is a Ferrari , without its engine.." Nicholas Caracandas is the owner of City Bowl Fitness - Strength and Conditioning and has been in the game for just under a decade. With more than 600 clients under his belt and over 5000 hours of personal training completed his knowledge and ability to deliver results are unparalleled. Starting off specialising in Kettlebell training and boxing he became head coach and programmer for CrossFit Mother City's Strength and Conditioning program. He runs the Bikini Body Challenge at City Bowl Fitness which specializes in female weight loss and overall body sculpting. Being a type 1 Diabetic for 19 years he has a vast knowledge on Nutrition and healthy living with a vast understanding of tried and tested training methods capable of delivering any goals you may want and need. Nicholas works at 4 facilities around Cape Town and is the proud bid winner of a 2017 Government contract to provide services to profile government employees. Weight loss, lean muscle mass, sport specific training, performance training and injury rehabilitation are just some the services on offer. No matter your goal, shape or size he is one of the few trainers that offer a money back guarantee.

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