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America’s Top Kettlebell Sport Lifters

All American Master of Sport lifters to date, 10 minute events only. For corrections and updates, please email info@kbfitbritt.com.


Aaron Guyett
Master of Sport 32kg Long Cycle (Ketacademy) – 2015
Master of Sport 32kg Biathlon (Ketacademy) – 2016

Ada Wong
Master of Sport 20kg OALC (IKFF) – 2014

Ashley Hughes
Master of Sport 16kg Biathlon (WKC) – 2007

Avery Wittkamp
Master of Sport 20 kg Snatch (IKFF) – 2015
Master of Sport International Level 16kg Snatch (IGSF) – 2014

Bill Esch
Master of Sport International Class 32kg Long Cycle (Ketacademy) – 2014
Master of Sport 32kg Long Cycle (AKA) – 2015

Bonnie Mullaney 
Master of Sport 20kg OALC (WKC) – 2009

Brittany van Schravendijk
Master of Sport 24kg OALC (AKA) – 2014
Master of Sport 24kg Snatch (Ketacademy) – 2015 Continue reading

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Eliminating the “RED ZONE” for kettlebell lifting

Here’s a video that explains the coaching cue of eliminating the “RED ZONE” between your arm and your body so your hips and legs are loaded properly to launch the kettlebell. This will help you lift the kettlebell more efficiently by reducing load on the lower back and shoulder.

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My response to the IUKL’s “scientific study” on how kettlebell lifting affects the female body

Over the weekend, a response from IUKL secretary Vasily Ginko to several Scandinavian countries’ request for equal Kettlebell Sport lifting events for men and women was brought to light on Facebook.

In his response, Ginko cited a “scientific study” that claims all sorts of damage to the female body from doing kettlebell jerks and long cycle including breast cancer and “prolapse of the vaginal wall”.

Obviously, this post went viral, garnering comments from tons of outraged lifters. Additional insights came to light, including a post from Doug Seamans about how the IUKL and RGSF operate in Russia and how money comes into play on this issue.

Here’s my opinion on the kettlebell drama:

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Combat Desk Syndrome with a Kettlebell

Increase mobility in your hips, hamstrings, back, and shoulders with this kettlebell mobility workout that combats the flexibility issues caused by working at a desk from 9 to 5.

Working with kettlebells is challenging, so be sure to consult a qualified instructor if you are not sure how to execute the movements properly. 

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KB Fit Britt and Kettlebell Kings present: What is Kettlebell Sport? An Intro

From the Kettlebell Kings blog:

For the most part kettlebells are mainstream fitness items now. Most people have heard of them or used them, but most people are still unfamiliar with Kettlebell Sport. Today we are going to give you a quick tutorial on Kettlebell Sport from one of the top competitive kettlebell athletes in the world, Brittany van Schravendijk. Continue reading

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Women stole the show at the California Open Kettlebell Sport Championships 2016

Here is my long overdue recap of the Orange Kettlebell Club Cali Open 2016 that happened the weekend of February 27-28. 

For the first 8 weeks of 2016, I have been following Denis Vasilev’s coaching program to prepare for my debut in 2x20kg Long Cycle at the West Coast Classic, as well as my debut in 2x16kg Biathlon at the Cali Open (I competed in 2x16kg Long Cycle too, because, well… why not?).

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Training went great, and paid off in spades at the Cali Open, where I took home trophies for Best Overall Lifter in Biathlon and Long Cycle.  Continue reading

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Kick Your Kettlebooty Workout

“Kettlebooty” = a strong butt built by lifting kettlebells

In our society of spending 9 to 5 sitting at a desk with no muscle engagement and poor posture, increasing gluteal strength is crucial to health and athletic performance.

In addition to working your butt muscles, kettlebells are also a great way to push yourself cardiovascularly.

Give this workout a try to kick your kettlebooty – in more ways than one!

Working with kettlebells is challenging, so be sure to consult a qualified instructor if you are not sure how to execute the movements properly. 

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