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10 11, 2017

Rules and Scoring for Kettlebell Sport: How To Win

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

How are kettlebell competitions judged?  Every lifter has a judge who sits in front of them for the duration of their competition set and counts their repetitions, monitors their technique, and gives "no counts" if any technical fouls occur (click here for specific details on rules and regulations, which are fairly uniform across organizations). Judging [...]

1 11, 2017

The Swingers Club Challenge 2017

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

It's back!!!!!!!! What is the Swingers Club? The Swingers Club provides fun fitness challenges that KOR members can complete to earn points towards prizes. When the weather gets cold, many people start making excuses to stay home. This is a great way to stay accountable and have a friendly competition! How do I play? Fill [...]

20 10, 2017

5 Reasons to Start Swingin’

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Strengthen the posterior chain When done properly, the kettlebell swing is a fantastic hinging movement that works several major muscles on your backside including the hamstrings, glutes, and erectors. Improve posture In a world where we do everything at our fingertips, leading to all kinds of muscle imbalances, the kettlebell swing is an amazing exercise [...]

10 10, 2017

What is Kettlebell Sport?

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Kettlebell Sport, News|0 Comments

Kettlebell Sport, also known as Girevoy Sport, is an endurance style of lifting kettlebells that is used in competition. The objective of a kettlebell competition is to complete as many repetitions as possible in 10 minutes, either with one switch (if you are using one kettlebell), or without setting the kettlebells down (if you are [...]

23 09, 2017

Breaking Down the Science of Building Muscle

By | September 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|2 Comments

Building muscle can seem complicated and overwhelming at times, with so many philosophies and programs on the web promising 2 inches to your biceps in 2 weeks. Fortunately, Brad Schoenfeld, PH.D, C.S.C.S., and fitness expert on body composition training has brought some clarity to the topic after years of research. He has concluded that there [...]

19 07, 2017

Benchmarks & Tip Videos [Part II]

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Fit Tips|0 Comments

It's time for the second installment of our Benchmark Tip videos. To remind you, KOR trainers selected six exercises that they believe to be fundamental to strength and fitness. Within each exercise they determined three weight level goals, for both men and women. Here's the breakdown:   For the last few months, KOR members have been [...]