Kristen Karhio

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2015 IUKL World Championship

By |2018-02-10T16:18:31-07:00December 13th, 2015|Categories: News, Sports|Tags: , , , , , |

My set from the 2015 IUKL World Championship did not go as planned. Initially, I felt a little embarrassed to share this video. This is my worst competition set I have ever done. After winning nationals with 206 reps I had hoped to come through for my team. On competition day, I ended my set with 178 snatches  - [...]

Brittany and Kristen Head to Dublin to Represent Team USA

By |2018-02-10T16:18:47-07:00November 22nd, 2015|Categories: News, Sports|Tags: , , , , , |

The Road to Dublin has been long, but it is finally time! On Monday 11/23/15, Coach Brittany and Kristen head to Dublin to represent Team USA at the IUKL World Championship! Brittany is no stranger to the World Championship and this time she will be competing as a professional in the 24k snatch [...]

Road to Dublin, Team USA

By |2018-02-10T16:47:05-07:00August 27th, 2015|Categories: News, Sports|Tags: , , , , , |

Trip is booked. The "Road to Dublin, Team USA" is in full effect! About 8 months ago I competed at my first GS kettlebell sport competition at the Ice Chamber Athletic Performance Training's West Coast Classic. I finished my 16k snatch set with 177 reps and took 2nd place to a tough, experienced lifter. Not [...]

How to Reach Your Next Breakthrough

By |2018-02-10T17:13:20-07:00May 19th, 2015|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , |

Here's a brief back story: I have been doing kettlebell snatches for almost 10 years now (wow, college was that long ago). This was a skill that I picked up quickly and immediately loved. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to receive coaching from some of the best in the industry including Michael [...]

Make Your Own Almond Milk

By |2018-02-13T18:03:06-07:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: Diet, Eat Smart|Tags: , |

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 the ingredients carefully.  Unless you are buying raw almond milk from a health food store or farmers market (and maybe [...]