Chicago Trainer Profile: Bea Rodriguez, Candidate for Master of Kettlebell Sport

Eminem blared in the background. Judges sat at long, white tables, fingertips lingering near bright neon signs with the words “warning” and “disqualified.” Bea Rodriguez stood ready on a black platform in a hotel ballroom in Novi, Michigan; when the announcer yelled “start,” she picked up her 12-kilogram kettlebell (that’s 26 pounds, nearly one-fourth the 5’2” athlete’s body weight). Read the full article for A Sweat Life.

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