An Introduction to Kettlebell Sport

Kettlebell Sport, also known as Girevoy Sport (GS), is a highly challenging power-endurance feat of a cyclical nature. Lifters’ success involves technique, flexibility, strength and power, proper breathing patterns, aerobic capacity, stability and mental focus.  As opposed to Olympic or Power Lifting, traditional GS events require an athlete to lift a sub-maximal load, completing as […]

It’s Your Decision

Over the years many clients and friends have asked me how I keep doing… whatever it is I’m doing, particularly in the realm of training for Kettlebell Sport competitions. I think they imagine that I jump out of bed each morning before the alarm, at the crack of dawn, to go out running, then to the gym for a lifting session and then home for a protein-rich meal. All before 7am!

Variations to the Kettlebell Snatch

The Kettlebell Snatch is quite deceiving; it looks fairly simple, but as any lifter can attest, progressing to heavier loads for prolonged sets can get tricky. Traditional Kettlebell Sport involves a 10-minute set with one hand change, at the pace dictated by the lifter. Slight adjustments to technique can make a significant difference in endurance and efficiency, allowing the lifter to get better results.