EKA Pentathlon UK Open

35 competitors, 5 lifting platforms and a whole lot of determination, The English Kettlebell Association UK Pentathlon Open was on!  October 6th, 35 competitors converged on The Ferrers School in Higham Ferrers to once again push themselves to their limits in the Kettlebell pentathlon. This was the second Pentathlon to be co-hosted by The Rushden …

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The Kettlebell Pentathlon

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The Kettlebell Pentathlon A new and exciting form of kettlebell sport is growing rapidly within the UK. It is the kettlebell pentathlon. Devised by Valery Fedorenko of the World Kettlebell Club, (WKC) it has from the onset, been designed to be more accessible than other forms of kettlebellsport, such as the biathlon. This does not necessarily mean that …

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Just Starting Out? Here’s some advice on choosing the correct starting weight

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A common pattern generally occurs here. Women tend to underestimate their own strength whilst guys will let their egos take over and opt for something too heavy! I was exactly the same when I started out. I was a well conditioned weight trained individual. But I wasn’t conditioned for the way in which kettlebells train the body! Surely, I thought, …

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