Don’t Let Body Image Ruin Obstacle Racing

body image ocr

Every Wednesday and Friday afternoon I teach an obstacle course and endurance class for kids in my daughter’s local gymnastics facility. While teaching recently,¬†something tragic occurred which lodged itself in my feelings place like a splinter and, well, here it is: “Coach, I have a question.” “Come on [kid’s name], we’ll never finish the warm-up […]

You Became Slower, Got Fat, and Lost Faith. 6 Ways to Begin…Again

became slower, got fat, lost faith, begin again

I just completed an 8.95 mile run (.05 miles left? I didn’t know until the cool down…), and you may be thinking, that’s awesome man, keep it up. Except that was not the goal, and I’ll likely pay for it in the morning, especially because I haven’t gone that far in nearly 3 months. But […]

Why Average, Out of Shape People Should Stop Obstacle Racing

why average out of shape people should stop obstacle racing

In a society suffocating from the Saran wrap of political correctness, I’m sure the title of this post hurt some feelings. Well folks, the truth often hurts, and I’d rather be whipped by the truth than tickled with a lie.¬†   Stop that, dammit! This is serious. Obstacle course racing is the fastest growing sport […]