training videos

January Pull Up Challenge

By |2018-02-14T09:19:04+00:00January 4th, 2018|Categories: Challenge, Training|Tags: , , , , |

Starting in 2018, KOR Strength and Conditioning Coaches are challenging our members to improve their benchmark exercises: pull up, push up, swing, press, pistol, and Turkish Get-Up(TGU). In the month of January, we are focusing on... the PULL UP hence the PULL UP CHALLENGE! Each week for 4 weeks, a series of progressive exercises will [...]

5 Reasons to Start Swingin’ the Kettlebell Swing

By |2018-02-10T14:06:24+00:00October 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 [...]

Breaking Down the Science of Building Muscle

By |2018-02-10T14:10:13+00:00September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Benchmarks & Tip Videos [Part II]

By |2018-02-10T14:11:36+00:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

It's time for the second installment of KOR Strength and Conditioning Benchmarks 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 [...]

Benchmarks & Tip Videos [Part I]

By |2018-02-10T14:11:55+00:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

By now you've probably heard about KOR's benchmarks, but if not we'll bring you up to speed. KOR trainers have selected six exercises that they believe to be fundamental to strength and fitness. Within each exercise they have determined three weight level goals, for both men and women. Here's a diagram to break it down:   [...]

Rookie mistakes when training for your first (half) marathon

By |2018-03-10T08:37:03+00:00May 6th, 2016|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , |

I’ve finally done it.  Something I’ve said I would never do.  I registered for the 2016 San Diego Rock and Roll Half Marathon!  Am I crazy?  Am I a masochist?  Maybe. I’m not much of a runner.  I get a few miles in fairly regularly but distance has never been my thing.  So as I [...]