With the 2016 OCR World Championships (OCRWC) complete athletes are already reflecting on their performances and planning on how to improve for 2017. Several comments have appeared on Facebook reflecting on which races to do to prepare for OCRWC next year. This raises the question, which race series should you fill your calendar with for 2017? That depends on your performance and areas of weakness in 2016.
The sport of obstacle course racing (OCR) basically prides itself on the races being sufferfests. Heck Scott Keneally’s new documentary about the sport is even titled Rise of the Sufferfests. Some of the most memorable scenes in this movie are the visuals of the participants battling hypothermia after completing the events.
Our bud Evan "Rocket" Dollard is back with a new episode of Spartan Strong, this time he takes to the El Moro Trails in CA to run some good old fashioned hill sprints, chase a bunny, and work on his pistol squats.
Evan takes to the steps of Culver City with Darrell Michnowicz of Raw Calisthenics. Expect plenty of body weight exercises, plenty of stairs, and a total lack of shirts.
Have you been training for an obstacle race? Are you sure you know what you're doing? Truth is, there's no black and white with obstacle race training. There's just a whole lot of grey.
When Joe De Sena, founder of Spartan Race tells us to Spartan Up, we listen. While congratulating Mud Run Guide on passing 1000 original articles - lots of Spartan Race content in there too - he issues a challenge, are you Spartan FIT?