Despite the weather being a balmy 100 degrees and our gym being packed, we had a good turn out and great performances at the USAKL Bolt Kettlebell Sport competition on Saturday!
KOR had a strong team showing of 17 athletes (our team is growing fast!). I’m proud to say my students demonstrated good technical proficiency with the lighter bells (12-16kg), which is something I impress upon them is NECESSARY before moving up to the heavier weights.
Dan – 24kg Half Snatch – 95 repetitions Continue reading
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I’m no obstacle course race (OCR) expert, but I’ve completed two Tough Mudder races and know my way around the world of physical fitness.
I’ll be doing my first Spartan race at the end of September – the SoCal Beast in Temecula. Honestly, I won’t be doing a ton of preparation for the Spartan race. Kettlebell Sport training keeps me in great condition, and is my main focus. However, I have been increasing my running mileage and trying to work in some cross training every week.
The key to holistic health and balance is variety – I do so much kettlebell lifting that I have to force myself to take a step back every once in a while and mix it up! The Spartan race is a great opportunity to challenge myself – all while doing some bonding with the whole KOR Strength team.
Here are a few tips to prepare for an OCR: Continue reading
This weekend at the OKC Cali Open 2015 at Innovative Results was amazing! Big thanks to John, Jason, Nazo, Aaron, Ada, and the rest of the OKC crew who put on a great competition. We need more big meets like this to keep growing the sport and inspiring athletes!