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About Evan Perperis

Evan is a Conquer The Gauntlet Pro, NSCA-CPT, owner of Strength & Speed along with a Hammer Nutrition sponsored athlete. In 2018, as part of Team Atomik he finished 1st in the team division of World's Toughest Mudder, finished the record setting 48 hour Endure The Gauntlet and finished 2nd on the Pro Coed Team at North American OCR Championships. With 39 overall OCR podium finishes, he captured his training techniques and strategies in his books, "Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite Obstacle Course Racing", "Mud Run Guide's Ultra-OCR Bible" and "Conquering The Gauntlet"(all available from www.teamstrengthspeed.com )

Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team Takeover & OCRmill 24

By |January 9th, 2019|

On February 23, Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team and #CTGFamily converged on the company’s gym, Conquer Fitness in Tulsa, Oklahoma for a weekend of fun and training. During this event Evan Perperis will be partnering with OCRmill 24 to raise money for Folds of Honor.

World’s Toughest Mudder Podium Gear Choices

By |January 3rd, 2019|

The World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM) Community loves gear. Evan Perperis talks to the winners of 2018’s World’s Toughest Mudder to find out what they wore.

Gear Review: YOLKED®

By |December 27th, 2018|

The supplement market is flooded with products boasting often outrageous claims. Therefore, when MYOS RENS Technology Inc., the producer of YOLKED® reached out to me to try their new product created from fertilized egg yolk I was immediately skeptical. After reading through a couple of scientific studies they had on their product, I decided to [...]

Gear Review: Harbinger Big Grip Bar Grips

By |December 13th, 2018|

I enjoy training with weights and Harbinger Big Grip Bar Grips allow me to really focus my strength training by making it progressive and specific. Before we get too deep into training theory, let’s talk about the product and why you may want to incorporate them into your training.

Why You Should Join an OCR Team

By |December 3rd, 2018|

Show up to any race in the US and you’ll see them. Teams of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athletes representing things like race brands, compression socks, regions of the US or even corporate companies. Depending on the type of team there may be benefits from pay to just having a good group of friends to race with.

InsideTracker Ultra-OCR Recovery and Performance

By |November 27th, 2018|

Normally, when you do a major ultra-event, it will take you out of the competitive environment for a month, then a month to build back up to racing level. However, thanks to InsideTracker, I was able to bounce back sooner and here is how you can use their knowledge to recover quicker for your own racing.

Military Vets Returned To World’s Toughest Mudder

By |November 23rd, 2018|

Last year just after a weekend that included 2017’s 24-hour long World’s Toughest Mudder and Veteran’s Day I wrote an article about The Success of Military Vets at World’s Toughest Mudder. With the worse race conditions at the event in the last half-decade, not surprisingly vets did well again with one (that I know of) on every overall podium.

World’s Toughest Mudder: Hotlanta vs. Sin City

By |November 22nd, 2018|

I feel like people are now expecting me to do a comparison every year since I started writing this post-race comparison article after 2016’s World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM) (here’s the one from last year comparing all four years of WTM Vegas: Leaving Las Vegas).

Gear Review: Wreck Ribs

By |November 8th, 2018|

When I think of sandbags and Obstacle Course Racing (OCR), there is only one brand that comes to mind, Wreck Bag. We look at a product to make the Wreck Bag even better, Wreck Ribs.

Race Review: Green Beret Challenge- Commando Kansas City

By |November 7th, 2018|

Mark Ballas brought his Green Beret Challenge (GBC) Commando course to the Kansas City area for 8+ miles of building better humans.  The GBC Commando course requires athletes to team up in a group of four (all male, all female or 2/2 coed are the three categories) and traverse the entire course together while completing challenges/obstacles. 

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