Why I’m Using the “Murph” WOD for 30 Days

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Being the son of a United States special forces veteran means a great deal, however the implications go far beyond the social media memes and tag lines. Among other aspects, it meant: 1) Learning how to be proud and terrified simultaneously 2) Understanding that nuance matters, such as me untying his boots after deployment implied […]

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

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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 […]

Six Truths About Living With an OCR Athlete

1) OCR athletes don’t go for a run; they hunt obstacles. OCR athletes never know what they’ll encounter during a race, so looking for incidental obstacles during a long run presents numerous opportunities. Hurdle yard signs, climb on playgrounds, run through puddles. Searching out these opportunities is a great way to effectively train for a […]