KOR Strength and Conditioning Blog

Everyone agrees that fitness is good. It boosts your health, brightens your soul, calms your mind, and allows you to do more with your life.

Our articles focus on tips and advice to help you live better. Follow our KOR Strength and Conditioning blog to learn about upcoming events as well as exercise tips and tricks to keep you healthy, toned, and fit.

1904, 2015

Team KOR Brings Home FIVE Gold Medals!

One of the best aspects of being a part of KOR – whether as an instructor or as a client – is the community and camaraderie with fellow members. Joining the Kettlebell Sport competition team […]

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2702, 2015

Team KOR 2015 West Coast Classic

February marks KOR Strength and Conditioning’s 4-year anniversary!!
I can’t believe it’s already been 4 years. It has been a wild ride with plenty of ups and downs, lots of work, sweat, and a little blood, but […]

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1202, 2015

12 Humbling Lessons of Kettlebell Sport

So you think you are strong??
This February is the one year anniversary of my first Kettlebell Sport Competition, the Orange Kettlebell Club (OKC) California Open.  It was the event that changed everything. I began my […]

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302, 2015

Team KOR Spartan Race

Last weekend I participated in my first Spartan Race.  It was  the shorter SoCal “Sprint” version, about 4 miles and 20-ish obstacles.  I’ve done a few shorter 5k obstacle courses but this one was much […]

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101, 2015

2014 At a Glance

Janus was the Roman God of transitions.  He had two faces (and one sweet beard), always looking forward and backward.  Learning from the past and hoping for the future.  As much as the new year […]

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1112, 2014

Make Your Own Almond Milk

Almond milk is a great plant-based alternative to those trying to get away from dairy. Just like any food products that come in a package or container from the store, make sure to look at […]

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612, 2014

Guidelines for Smart Meat Eaters

The food industry has made it extremely difficult to determine which type of animal protein is healthy and which is not. From deceptive packaging to regulatory practices that don’t make sense, real food has become […]

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512, 2014

Where Do You Get Your Protein?

That is the first question someone will ask if you tell them you are vegetarian. There is no reason why vegetarians can’t get enough protein in their diet. The meat industry wants people to think meat […]

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512, 2014

Plant-Based Protein for Health and Athletic Performance

Written by Scott Shetler

“Wait, you’re a vegan? But where do you get your protein?”

Out of all the questions and comments I receive once someone finds out that I eat a plant-based diet, this protein question […]

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212, 2014

9 Tips to Navigate Holiday Parties

The holiday season is right around the corner, and that means temptation! If you have a work or family holiday party coming up, utilize the following 9 tips to stay on track.  If you are […]

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