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You're Doing It Wrong: Running

Dear runners,I've got something to tell you, it may not be easy to hear, but you've been doing it wrong this whole time. Now, I'm probably going to make...

The Most Effective Form of Endurance Training

When it comes to improving one's aerobic capacity many still use long distance running as their main source of endurance training. The question is how...

Get Geared Up for the Wall Jump Obstacle

Coming out of a trail and encountering an eight foot wall jump obstacles can intimidate anyone that is new to the sport of obstacle course racing.  Just...

The Exercise Every Runner Must Do

When Ryan Hall announced he would not race in this year's New York City Marathon because of a hip injury, many runners with similar overuse injuri...

The Obstacle Course Racer's Guide to Fixing Muscle Cramps

With the recent worldwide explosion of obstacle racing the subject of muscle cramps is always a hot topic for discussion. Setting the stage for a cramp...

Maximize Your Trail Running

Trail running is an essential component of training when preparing for any obstacle race or mud run. The majority of races are designed with some type...

The Only 2 Running Diet Rules You Need to Know

You could say that a runner's bodyweight should abide by the Goldilocks principle. You don't want to be too heavy, of course. But you also don't wa...

Hunter McIntyre Rises Above the Competition

Photo: Reebok Spartan Race Hunter McIntyre didn't fit in. At least he didn't look like he belonged atop the podium at the 2013 Reebok Spartan Race...

How to Start Your Barefoot Leg Workout

"Shoes are mainly developed and bought for fashion. Anyone telling you anything else is selling you something." - Martin Rooney For the past 5 years...

How to Control Your Breathing During an Obstacle Race

During any obstacle course race your heart rate will be spiked throughout the race without a doubt. Climbing over a wall or treking up a hillyou will...

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