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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.

Recovery Techniques for Athletes

By |April 9th, 2018|

Recovery is a key component of any training program. There are a large variety of recovery techniques that prove to restore the human body both psychologically and physiologically. These techniques are crucial in decreasing tissue trauma and inflammation and correcting the muscular imbalance. 

Training Tuesday: 4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Trainer

By |April 3rd, 2018|

A moment of “what if” where you know you could have done that much better?  If so, then like me you may have also decided that you need an extra kick in your training.  Then you also likely have decided to get a personal trainer to kick things up a notch.  Excellent idea.  But first…

Carb Cycling 101

By |March 2nd, 2018|

If are you at all interested in nutrition and exercise, you have come across the term "carb cycling".  Essentially, carb cycling incorporates low carb days with carb loading days throughout the week.  With the popularity of low to no carb diets,  carb cycling is a healthy alternative that still supplies your muscles with the glycogen they need to perform and helps you to stay away from the side effects of no or low carb diets.

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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.

Facility Review: Legendary Fitness / Milwaukee, WI

By |February 26th, 2018|

Stumbling upon Legendary Fitness just outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin on a weekend visit with old college friends was quite the happy accident. This facility and staff set the bar exceedingly high for the next time gym I visit closer to my home in the South. Allow me to rewind and review my 90-minute play session at Legendary Fitness.

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