Jerry Gray, at 73 years old, is an inspiration to those of us that aspire to stay strong and fit throughout our entire life. In addition to a daily routine of walking his dog, bodyweight exercise, and weightlifting, Jerry competes in Kettlebell Sport. At his last competition, the IKFF Chicago Classic, Jerry completed 162 reps in 10 min 16kg Snatch and 69 reps in 5 min 20kg Snatch.
Guest post by Cynthia Roulston
My whole day feels better if I start it off with movement – any kind of movement. A couple weeks ago I came across Max Shank’s 5-minute flow idea and thought it looked fun. Essentially the idea is you take five minutes at the start of your day (or whenever you have time) and move in anyway that feels good to you: stretch, yoga poses, neck rolls, mobility drills, exercises, etc.
I been incorporating these flows more and more into my daily routine and I challenge you to join me in taking a few minutes each day to move and feel your body!
Here are videos of my personal 5-minute flows to give you some ideas to start: Continue reading
Yup, that’s me and my kettle-booty!
Glute strength is important for generating power – whether you are a Kettlebell Sport athlete or simply aspiring for greater fitness, you don’t want to neglect the glutes! Continue reading
When approaching any situation in life, your attitude dictates the outcome. If you believe you will fail, you will. If you believe you will succeed, nothing can stop you.
I firmly believe that happiness and success come to those that decide to be happy and successful – choosing to be positive and take what life throws at you as a challenge rather than a burden makes all the difference. Continue reading
I was inspired by the workout Rachinski had a few of the guys do last weekend at Texas Kettlebell Academy, so I decided to recreate it.
I completed 50 reps with 2x12kg, 2x14kg, and 2x16kg, then finished with 30 reps at 2x20kg. I rested about 5 minutes between each set.
Leave a comment below and let me know if you tried this workout.
Sometimes I like to match my kettlebell to the color of my shirt!
Here is a front and side view of the kettlebell Jerk: Continue reading
Here’s what a few members of Team KOR have to say:
Now I don’t mean that one side of your body is better from an aesthetic standpoint (although you may beg to differ), but rather that when you are training unilateral movements, one side will almost always be more proficient than the other. Continue reading