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Team KOR crushes the WAKSC Cali Open 2018

By |2018-03-01T20:47:12-08:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: News, Sports|Tags: , , , |

We had an incredible weekend at Innovative Results in Costa Mesa, CA for the 2018 WAKSC Cali Open. Team KOR's own Lauren ("Lolo") earned her Master of Sport, the first for our team! Events started Friday morning with long cycle, continued Saturday with jerk, and ended Sunday with the snatch. Head Coach Brittany van Schravendijk [...]

Kettlebell HIIT Workouts

By |2019-04-30T09:55:43-07:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

By now it's common knowledge that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a much more effective training modality than low-intensity, long-duration aerobic exercise. Combine HIIT with our favorite training tool - the kettlebell - and you have the dream team of exercise efficiency. Kettlebell training is fast, portable, and versatile, and helps you build both strength and cardiovascular [...]

Top 6 Reasons to Get a Personal Trainer

By |2018-02-10T14:04:52-08:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Training|Tags: , |

At KOR, we believe strongly in the value of a personal trainer. Many are hesitant to hire one because of price or intimidation, but the benefits will greatly outweigh your doubts. Keep reading to find out why.   1. Personalization Trainers will customize your workout program to meet your goals. Whether you'd like to lose [...]

10 Myths About Kettlebell Training

By |2018-02-10T14:05:26-08:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , |

From Kettlebells have become increasingly popular in the fitness world, and for good reason. They are an incredible tool to build strength, conditioning, unilateral coordination, endurance, and mobility. Unfortunately, there is also a lot of misinformation on the internet about kettlebell training. People throw a kettlebell around for a few weeks and call themselves experts, [...]

Rules and Scoring for Kettlebell Sport: How To Win

By |2018-02-10T13:59:20-08:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Sports, Training|Tags: , |

How are kettlebell competitions judged?  Kettlebell Sport rules require 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 [...]

5 Reasons to Start Swingin’ the Kettlebell Swing

By |2018-02-10T14:06:24-08:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]