If running were always as simple as "just run" then it would be simple enough for all of us to "just run", right? Instead, we add GPS, PR's, Pace, VO MAX, Negative Splits, Tempo Runs, Fartleks, Hill Repeats, and even #$^%* Wreck Bags to the mix in order to keep running interesting. To put it another way, running apparently isn't crazy enough for some of us by itself, somehow "runners" need to make it completely over-the-top insane to keep motivated. WTH?
Discovery Channel's The Wheel is nearing the end of the season. With only one episode to go Adam Kimble and I break down episode 7. Episode 7 saw another competitor tap out with Lindsay realizing she was at the end of our journey on The Wheel after a powerful dream and message from her late grandfather.
Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge returns to NBC this Thursday night at 9pm. This week features some of OCR's favorite athletes as six more teams go head-to-head to find out which team will advance to the finals. The show drew 3.71 million viewers last weekend airing after the Olympic Trials. Boosting it's numbers from the week before.
Last night Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Episode 4 aired on NBC. It was all about Spartans vs. Ninjas last night with American Ninja Warrior Alums up against some of the top Spartan Racers. Advancing to the finals last night were the Sacramento Spartans, Team GRIT, and the Wedding Ringers. It was a star studded episode featuring obstacle racers Cassidy Watton and Maggi Thorne, fitness guru and author Ben Greenfield, and American Ninja Warriors Kevin Bull and Lance Pekus.
Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge moved to its new day and time last night on NBC. Last night's episode, hyped up the friendly rivalry between elite OCR competitors Hunter McIntyre and David Magida. The audience was inspired by Amy Winters and Amy Pajcic team's drive and determination on the challenging slip wall. Today we look at how the show did by the numbers and get the side scoop from three team captains.
Last night the season premiere of Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge aired on NBC. Did you catch the episode? Mud Run Guide brings you behind the scenes this morning with interviews with some of the participants you watched last night on the show. Mud Run Guide gets a behind the scenes look at some of the stuff you did not see on television last night. We have insights from members of Team's American Dream Team, Boston Beasts and Gotham City Warriors.
A first look at some of the obstacles and competition for the upcoming Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge airing in June 13 after American Ninja Warrior on NBC is now on YouTube. Get a first look at all the action, obstacles, competitors and more in this teaser. Some of the obstacles highlighted in the video are the massively oversized slipwall, as well as lots of mud and barbed wire.
Recently, applications closed for the upcoming Spartan TV show and a casting call went out to elite obstacle racers. With Facebook feeds buzzing with casting videos and requests for teammates to join up for the forthcoming show, it has been the talk of the Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) world. Here is why I didn't apply...