About JRenyer

Jared is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with a masters degree in exercise science, who specializes in OCR athletes. He is also the owner of JRen Fitness. Jared has competed in OCR events since 2014 and was a qualifier and participant in the 2016 OCR World Championships. Facebook/Instagram: @jrenfitness

Can training be too specific?

By |August 6th, 2019|

In today’s fitness world, the term “sport-specific workout” has become a phrase for coaches and trainers to attract clients based on a specialty of the coach. Are these workouts the key to improvement or do they actually end up hurting your performance?

Training and the Driven OCR Athlete

By |January 1st, 2019|

From Elite competitors vying for the podium each race to the open wave competitor, OCR Racers are incredibly driven. Get trips from a trainer on how to use that drive to improve your race performance.

“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.

Race Recap: Family Timber Challenge

By |May 16th, 2017|

Kansas City Family Timber Challenge starts with a quick pep talk to the kids (no parents allowed). The kids then help to get the families excited, and just like that you are on your way as you high-5 the cowbells over the starting line. This is the start of Family Timber Challenge.

On the Inside Looking Out: Accidentally Qualifying for OCRWC

By |September 7th, 2016|

I should probably start by saying I didn’t “accidentally” qualify for OCR World Championships (OCRWC), it was a goal of mine to reach by the end of the season. However, with this being only my 3rd year in OCR and my first race of the season being only my 4th ever, I felt as if worlds was this lofty goal I had set just to look good on paper. This past season, I became a member of Team Strength & Speed (S&S), within our small Facebook group I could quickly tell I was behind the group on speed and obstacle skills.

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