Spartan Workout Tour: Is it Worth Your Time?

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For most of us, weekends are a precious commodity. We struggle and toil through the week, earning our daily bread and daydream about the coming relief and/or adventure awaiting us on the other side of our chosen occupation. Because of the limited time and space of a weekend, many diversions (and obligations) vie for our […]

An OCR Athlete with an Eating Problem: 9 Ways I’m Fighting the War

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I should be celebrating. A year ago today, I saw myself in the mirror for what felt like the first time. Overweight, sluggish, without passion or vision for my health or fitness. All of that changed in a singular moment of disgust and I took the first steps in a journey of exercise and nutrition. […]

6 Lessons Only an Injury Could Teach Me

1. Stick to the Training Plan Few successes arrive without a plan or strategy. Whether it’s investing for retirement, going to war, crafting an apology after a drunken evening, or mapping out your fitness, we need sound strategies for long-term results. My current level of fitness is a result of such planning…at least it began […]

6 Tips to Make the Most of Your OCR Race

As a grand, mad experiment, Obstacle Course Racing is hardly uniform–at least superficially– across venues. Whether you’re throwing spears at a Spartan Race, racing for charity at a local event, roughing the course with the SEALs at BattleFrog, or just here for the beer and party with Warrior Dash, each venue contributes its own racing […]

OCR Gear Review: The Wreck Bag

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My first experience with the Wreck Bag took place on a cold, rainy day on April 26th, 2015. We met at the base of a steep hill generously slathered in wet, orange clay. It was a BattleFrog event and a sinister amalgam of terrible weather, a knee injury, and monstrous terrain. That’s me taking a […]