About yancyculp

Yancy is the owner of, where he provides online OCR training for all levels of fitness, was recently named as one of the 50 most influential people in OCR by Mud & Aventure, the 2015 Runner-Up Master\'s Athlete Of The Year by Mud Run Guide, and is a member of Team BeetElite.

Trainer Tuesday – Family Nutrition

By |March 29th, 2016|

For the past 15 years, I have been married to a Sports Performance Dietitian who’s now the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition for the University Of Texas Athletic Department. It’s an understatement when I simply say, “I really scored big in the relationship department”. It would take hours for me to explain all the amazing benefits I feel I’ve received living with an amazing woman who’s passionate about helping others fuel their body for performance and good health.

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Why the Short Course at OCRWC is Good For Our Sport

By |February 24th, 2016|

OCR World Championships Short Course Reaction First off, I want to try and clear up a few red flags that some may start waving after watching my video. Different distances in OCR and track/running (two of the examples I used in the video) aren’t clear-cut comparisons. In our sport, we obviously have obstacles scattered all [...]

Trainer Tuesday: The All Important Warm-Up

By |February 23rd, 2016|

This week for Trainer Tuesday I’m going to provide you with a few tests you can do to show you the importance of how a proper warm-up can improve your performance. I won’t provide you with a ton of info on why it’s so important. Many of you know these details, you just may decide not to do a good warm-up before your big race.

Trainer Tuesday: Can We All Be Coaches?

By |February 9th, 2016|

It’s “Trainer Tuesday” and all last night I continued to think about how each and every one of us can be “Trainers/Coaches.” Most reading this piece love to train, race, stay fit, and are crazy passionate about the awesome sport we call OCR. So with this piece today, I’m not going to give you any quick tips on how to improve your running or how to conquer your next obstacle.

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