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Training Tuesday: Preventing Cramping on Race Day

By |April 24th, 2018|

Muscle cramps can be a debilitating ailment for any athlete.  For obstacle racing competitors it can be race-ending because around every corner is another obstacle that requires your full muscular strength to complete.

“I Am Pretty Sore, I Must be Overtraining”

By |April 23rd, 2018|

It seems as though we hear about over-training pretty often, and as an OCR trainer, I hear the question from my clients somewhat often. “Am I over-training?” I usually hear this after a hard week or a series of hard weeks before a de-load week.

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Training Tuesday: How to Get Across Rings

By |April 10th, 2018|

This week on Training Tuesday we turn to Camp Rhino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Julie Johnston, the founder of Camp Rhino brings us through a few techniques to get across this common obstacle. Additionally this week we offer you a doubleheader with a second video to help you to successfully navigate this standard obstacle.

Recovery Techniques for Athletes

By |April 9th, 2018|

Recovery is a key component of any training program. There are a large variety of recovery techniques that prove to restore the human body both psychologically and physiologically. These techniques are crucial in decreasing tissue trauma and inflammation and correcting the muscular imbalance. 

Training Tuesday: 4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Trainer

By |April 3rd, 2018|

A moment of “what if” where you know you could have done that much better?  If so, then like me you may have also decided that you need an extra kick in your training.  Then you also likely have decided to get a personal trainer to kick things up a notch.  Excellent idea.  But first…

Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder 10-Minute Med Ball Workout

By |March 27th, 2018|

Looking to burn a little of the belly fat getting in the way of getting over that obstacle? EROCK from Tough Mudder puts together this week a quick 10-minute medicine ball belly fat burning workout. This full body medicine ball workout will have you feeling the burn in just a few minutes.

Training Tuesday – Endurance training: Maximizing your Night Running

By |March 20th, 2018|

If you’re new to the world of ultrarunning and endurance racing, there’s something big and important that you might not think too much about, until you find yourself on a single-track trail with a dim headlamp stumbling over loose rocks and fearing for the health of your ankles: running at night is hard.

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Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder 10 Minute at Home Cardio Workout

By |March 13th, 2018|

This week on Training Tuesday, ERock the fitness director at Tough Mudder brings us through a 10-minute at home cardio workout. This workout is the perfect addition to any training program or if you need a quick break in the middle of the day a short and intense workout to get your body moving. This interval training bodyweight workout requires ZERO equipment.

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Training Tuesday: Spartan Obstacle Fitness Training – Wall Climbs

By |March 6th, 2018|

This week Training Tuesday is brought to you by Spartan Obstacle Fitness Training. The coaches at Spartan have created a workout to help you conquer the wall climb. Climbing over a wall is one of the elemental obstacles in the obstacle racing industry.

Barstarzz: Beast on the Bars – Product Review #2

By |March 1st, 2018|

When OCR was relatively new, we really didn’t seem to know what to do with it. We just slapped together a lot of extreme workouts. We one-upped each other to push the envelope of crazy. Thankfully, the purists and coaches emerged from the chaos, treated the injured, and got most of us into training rather than just working out.

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