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Exercise Technique: The Turkish Get-up With a Kettlebell

Leatherwood, Matthew D. BS; Whittaker, Adam BS; Esco, Michael R. PhD

Section Editor(s): Dawes, Jay PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Strength and Conditioning Journal: December 2014 - Volume 36 - Issue 6 - p 107–110
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000096
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ABSTRACT THIS COLUMN PROVIDES A DETAILED DESCRIPTION WITH FIGURES TO PROPERLY DEMONSTRATE THE TURKISH GET-UP WITH A KETTLEBELL. BECAUSE THIS TOTAL BODY MOVEMENT OFFERS A UNIQUE CHALLENGE TO CORE AND UPPER-BODY STABILITY WITH LOWER-BODY DYNAMIC MOVEMENT, IT CAN BE IMPLEMENTED INTO MOST STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS.

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The Exercise Technique Column provides detailed explanations of proper exercise technique to optimize performance and safety.

COLUMN EDITOR: Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

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Matthew D. Leatherwoodis a graduate student in exercise science and an assistant in the Human Performance Laboratory at Auburn University at Montgomery.

Adam Whittakeris a graduate student in exercise science and an assistant in the Human Performance Laboratory at Auburn University at Montgomery.

Michael R. Escois an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology at the University of Alabama, Department of Kinesiology.

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