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GREAT YEAR 2013

In less than two weeks I will be competing, along with my team mates from Edinburgh Kettlebell Club and other girevoy sport fanatics, in on of the largest kettlebell competition in UK, GSU Glasgow Open. Year ago I was completely new to kettlebell sport. Glasgow was my debut. I didn’t really know what to expect. […]

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HAGISS EFFECT AND KETTLEBELL PERFORMANCE

Have you ever heard about ”haggis effect?” Many Scots claim that eating haggis will make you stronger, leaner, quicker, more motivated, more intelligent, brighter and even in some cases more attractive and sexier! In case you are one of those unlucky southerners and people from other far away countries, haggis is a national Scottish dish […]

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5 BEST BODY WEIGHT EXERCISES FOR TRAVELLERS

Travelling, especially my favourite backpacking, is very demanding, for the body and also for the brain. You cover a lot miles in short time; by bus, train, boat, tuk-tuk, bicycle and by foot. Each day you change the area, city or even country. You feel like a stranger most of time, everything around you is […]

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HOW TO TRAVEL FIT?

For a big chunk of the year, I train almost every day, sometimes few times per day. I teach several kettlebell classes per week, train with my training clients and on the top of all of this, I follow my girevoy sports training programme a few times a week.I also aim to do at least […]

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WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM VIETNAMESE PEOPLE?

Before this year trip, I had tiny knowledge about food and dietary habits in Vietnam. I heard about spring rolls and I suspected that rice would be the main dish. I also heard rumours about eating dogs, pigeons and crocodiles. (It’s TRUE). That’s all I knew. Joanna’s barbequing a crocodile  The first thing which has struck […]