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Allow me to introduce: Beasts OCR, The PNW’s Biggest Team!

By |April 11th, 2018|

Ever run a race in the Washington or Oregon areas and hear a tremendous call and response of, “How Deep? Balls Deep?” Yeah, I have too, and I was completely floored by the movement started by OCR enthusiast Andrew Hooper, called Beasts OCR, the reigning biggest team for many of the Portland, Seattle and Boise obstacle course races over the years!

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.

Badass Women of OCR – Kim DeVoss

By |March 14th, 2018|

In our OCR community at large, everyone has a story to tell. The stories from members of our community most often contain the reason why they signed up for their first race, and continue to keep going when times are tough.  Kim DeVoss suffered two back to back tragedies in her life, Tough Mudder brought her back to life, out of the darkness.

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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.

  • Tough Mudder 7-Minute Ab Workout

Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder’s 7 Minute Ab Workout

By |February 27th, 2018|

Training Tuesday is brought to you this week by Tough Mudder. The workout focuses on the abs and core. This quick Tough Mudder seven-minute workout will have your core burning.

CW Partners with Tough Mudder for “Tough Mudder: Tougher Together”

By |February 22nd, 2018|

Tough Mudder is working with the CW network once again this year for the series "Tough Mudder: Tougher Together". The five-episode digital series begins March 15, 2018, on the CW Seed. The series will feature inspiring journeys of "everyday heroes" overcoming obstacles on Tough Mudder Courses and in life.

TMHQ Unveils New Tough Mudder 5k Venues

By |February 8th, 2018|

Tough Mudder is setting the new standard of excellence in 5K events. So many runners and outdoor enthusiasts are not being challenged or excited by ordinary fun runs, 5K/10K races, and half marathons. The Tough Mudder 5K provides a taste of tough – taking your 5K experience to the next level – all while providing empowering moments after completing obstacles and helping fellow weekend warriors,” said Will Dean, CEO & Co-founder, Tough Mudder, Inc.

2018 Expectations: OCR Do’s and Don’ts

By |February 7th, 2018|

Rejoice, OCR enthusiasts, the season is here! We’ve had a long winter, but the first mud has been cleaned off of our collective sneakers after Spartan Race’s SoCal Super and Sprint weekend!

The Captain Kaufmann Fit Challenge: Keep Pushing Yourself in 2018.

By |February 6th, 2018|

How’s that resolution holding up? Are you as dedicated as ever, or are your workouts becoming stale? You finished last month’s challenge, but have you neglected the teachings of the one before? It’s imperative to keep yourself motivated, and with that comes the issue of developing a plan that hits all of your key muscles, without sending your fitness routine into autopilot.

Avoiding Burnout During the OCR Season

By |January 8th, 2018|

Athlete burnout is very common in the world of obstacle course racing. With events taking place year round, there is often not enough time to step away from the sport to decompress and refocus. As we begin the new year and a new race season, let's take a moment to look at the risk factors for burnout and develop a plan of action in the event you experience any of these symptoms.

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