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Gear Review: Hylete Icon XL Convertible Backpack

By |February 27th, 2017|

If you have been around Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) for more than a year, you probably have seen the advertisements for Hylete. Hylete makes fitness apparel for functional athletes, including most popularly the Crossfit athlete to the OCR athlete.

Gear Review: Sinergy Sports Products

By |February 10th, 2017|

If you haven’t noticed, Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) seems to get more competitive every year. Athletes become better trained and race directors think of new challenges. In order to try and stay ahead of most of the field, you may want to look at adding some of Sinergy Sports products to your home gym. I tested some of them out and this is what I found:

Gear Review: Neptune Thermoregulation System

By |October 10th, 2016|

For those who love Obstacle Course Racing and participate year round, chances are your performance has been effected more than once by the cold. Whether it be an all-night sufferfest at World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM), being stuck at an obstacle at the OCR World Championships or just racing on an exceptionally cold day. Seeing the freezing updates from the 2016 Spartan World Championship and Ultra Beast, it seems like a perfect time to talk about a new product that is about to hit the market.

Gear Review: dryrobe

By |August 16th, 2016|

Wearing a dryrobe is like being hugged by a Care Bear, it is like walking around in your sleeping bag…and it’s awesome. The dryrobe, which you may have seen as a sponsor on BattleFrog College Championships, at OCR World Championships or at the uphill swim based OCR Neptune Steps, has made a big splash in the OCR world and for a good reason.

Gear Review: Storelli Bodyshield Testimonial

By |December 24th, 2015|

You may have or may not have noticed Storelli Bodyshield gear for sale on Tough Mudder's website recently. Originally designed for soccer players to prevent injuries, this gear is quickly making its way to the OCR scene.

Gear Informational – OCR Shoe Basics

By |September 16th, 2015|

This week, Matt changes it up a little bit. We are going from what you are going to be doing during a race, to what how you should prepare for one. Anyone new to Obstacle Racing has asked the question, "What shoes should I get?"

Gear Review: McDavid’s TEFLX Arm & Leg Pads

By |August 21st, 2015|

Tired of sporting bumps and bruises every Monday morning after a race weekend. McDavid's new TEFLX pads can help protect your body from the rigors of obstacle racing.

Gear Review: JWalking Designs Kilts

By |August 7th, 2015|

I recently received my Mad About Plaid" Women's Active Skirt / Kilt from JWalking Designs in the mail and was eager to try it out. That night I headed to the track, to join our weekly run club, and wore my new blue plaid kilt. It was lightweight, comfortable and incredibly cool against my legs.

Gear Review: Altra Running Shoes – The ONE 2.5 & Olympus 1.5

By |July 28th, 2015|

Wide shoes = wide feet, right? Those were my exact thoughts when I first glanced at Altra's Running shoes. I assumed they were wide shoes for runners with wide feet, I never gave them a chance. Recently I realized that wasn't the case. After multiple rave reviews I figured I would give them a chance.

Gear Review: FitBit Surge

By |July 7th, 2015|

As a competitive athlete, I have been nay saying activity-tracking bracelets for the last couple of years. However, when Fitbit came out with the Surge, I was finally intrigued enough to purchase one. The benefit of the Surge is that it is an activity tracker, GPS and heart rate monitor all in one.

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