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Spartan Race Expo Courses: An Intro to OCR

By |January 22nd, 2019|

Need a simple introduction to OCR? A Spartan Race Expo short course can be a great initiation to Spartan Races.

Training Tuesday: Total Body Stability Superset Workout

By |January 15th, 2019|

Full body stability training is a great way to target every muscle group while focusing core strength and balance work.  Below is a 45 minute workout that you can incorporate to your workout regimen.

Backyard OCR DIY

By |January 8th, 2019|

Obstacle course racing and training is expensive.  It takes a toll on both your wallet and your body.  As we start a New Year, skip the crowds at the gym and start a DIY backyard OCR. 

Training and the Driven OCR Athlete

By |January 1st, 2019|

From Elite competitors vying for the podium each race to the open wave competitor, OCR Racers are incredibly driven. Get trips from a trainer on how to use that drive to improve your race performance.

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.

Training Tuesday: Preventing Ankle Injuries

By |November 20th, 2018|

The ankle is the most frequently injured joint of the human body.  Unfortunately, ankle injuries are all too common in the world of obstacle course racing.  The amount of ankle stability needed to maneuver the various terrain encountered during an obstacle course race is remarkable. 

Training Tuesday: The Spear Throw

By |November 6th, 2018|

This Training Tuesday we are mixing it up. We bring you a new series of tutorials from racers just like you. Our crew has stepped up to present weekly tutorials for some of your favorite obstacles and also training tips. This week I tackle the Spear Throw.

Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder’s 10 Minute Six Pack Abs

By |October 16th, 2018|

This week on Training Tuesday we look to the folks over at Tough Mudder for some inspiration. This at-home workout video with Meagan Martin features a 10 min six pack abs workout that will help you get in shape and train for in Tough Mudder 2019.

Why I Saw a Running Coach

By |September 25th, 2018|

In the past year, or so, I've been upping my OCR game: more events, longer events, and more miles. For the most part, things have gone smoothly. I like to think that I'm pretty in tune with my body and that I'm a good listener when it comes to hearing what my body needs. Like most of us, I have a full-time job, kids, and other responsibilities that limit my training opportunities, but I do the best I can with what I have.

Training Tuesday: 45 minute Park Workout

By |September 25th, 2018|

Here is a 45 minute Total Body Workout for your Training Tuesday that you can do at your local park.  All you need to do is make sure the park has a bench and a set of monkey bars.  Let's get going!

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Welcome to Mud Run Guide - the worldwide leader in mud runs, obstacle course races, and outdoor running adventures. Established in 2012, our focus is to provide you with the best events, discounts, news, reviews, gear, and training for the sport of OCR.