About Kya Michelle

Kya Michelle made headlines in the OCR community after losing 130 lbs and completing World's Toughest Mudder in 2014. She is an avid marathoner, ultra marathoner, trail runner, Spartan junkie, Tough Mudder enthusiast and health coach. In her free time she enjoys hiking, cliff jumping, traveling the world and writing for Mud Run Guide.

Training Tuesday: Unconventional Training in an Unconventional Sport

By |November 28th, 2017|

This got me thinking about all the crazy things I've done in preparation for a race and how endless the possibilities were for this sport. With all the chaotic surprises and dilemmas involved, she couldn't be the only one training in "unconventional” ways, right?

Race Recap: Tough Mudder Half SoCal

By |November 9th, 2017|

Over the weekend I embarked on a journey known as the Tough Mudder. Many are familiar with this race brand and continue to associate it with pain, torment, toughness and sheer badassery. I will start by saying that this may be the case with most Tough Mudder's/ Toughest Mudders and World's Toughest Mudders, but today I was pleasantly surprised with - dare I say it - how easy and laid back the Tough Mudder Half was.

Spartan Race: Building bladder strength and stamina. Do YOU have what it takes?

By |October 16th, 2017|

Spartan Race is a magical experience. You truly get to channel your inner-warrior and put your limits to the test. I love Spartan Race for this and have done nearly 40 events with them.  But what if “putting your limits to the test” was also a test of your bladder strength? Is this acceptable?

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