Dear Wounded OCR Warrior…

dear wounded ocr warrior

It’s been too long since I saw you last, OCR warrior. I remember you running, climbing, lifting logs and dragging stones, all with the grin of a savage, wild spirit. But we’ve missed you from the field and the fray. Come home, OCR warrior. You were an artist, a mad magician, creating potions of torture […]

8 Hard OCR Lessons Learned in 2015

8 Hard OCR Lessons Learned from 2015

1) Take Injury and Recovery Seriously If fitness is a journey, training schedule is like pressing the gas. Like driving, sometimes we get carried away; we get caught in the moment or the scenery and forget the speed limits along the way. Injury then, becomes a malfunction in the system due to overuse or improper […]

On Breaking Things: How to Transform Injury into Victory

Transform Injury into Victory

The 2015 Ft. Bragg Spartan Sprint was an experience which yielded fantastic results. I took 1st overall in the open heat, my wife grew in confidence and athleticism, I met some great fellow Spartans while volunteering… I also broke my freaking big toe and effectively ended the rest of the season. First, I destroyed my […]