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Gear Review: Mudgear Freestyle Shorts

By |January 31st, 2019|

We put the new Mudgear Freestyle shorts to the test through indoor & outdoor winter training - how did they perform?

Spartan Confessionals: One Lucky Athlete to Win an Airstream Basecamp X

By |January 24th, 2019|

Airstream Giveaway encourages Spartan athletes of all skill-levels and backgrounds to share their transformational stories and the inspiration that drives them to race, both on-site and via social media - and the chance to win a $40k Airstream X!

Altra Launches Lightest Ever Award-Winning Superior Trail Shoe

By |January 23rd, 2019|

At 7.9 ounces for men and 6.3 ounces for women, the Altra Superior 4 is one of the lightest trail shoes on the market, winning “Editor’s Choice” for Best Lightweight Trail Shoe from Runner’s World at the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

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.

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: 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!

Race Recap: Terrain Race, Flagstaff

By |July 31st, 2018|

1,000's of people flocked to Flagstaff, Arizona to escape the heat of the valley and to compete in the Terrain Race on July 21st.  While the valley hit temps of 116 degrees, Flagstaff was an absolutely beautiful 75 degrees. 

So You’ve Signed up For a Beast…

By |May 23rd, 2018|

It's happening.  You are going to do a Spartan Beast.  When you clicked the "complete registration" button, did a wave of panic set over you?  Are you wondering what your next step should be?  Check out these top ten tips for completing and conquering the Beast!

Shoe Review: Salming Speed 6

By |May 17th, 2018|

Yes, were reviewing road shoes here on Mud Run Guide and while it might seem a bit out of place here on the highest-trafficked site in the world for Mud Runs, just think about it - where do YOU log the majority of training miles? We do call them mud runs for a reason, right?

“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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