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3 Ways to Build Grip Strength for an Obstacle Course Race

In obstacle course racing(OCR) the first rule to training is building up your OCR grip strength. Each obstacle you face will work your grip to levels...

3 Workout Finishers to Prepare for an Obstacle Course Race

Obstacle course race season is just starting. In these races you need to muster up all your strength and endurance to complete the race. This means you...

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Traveling athletes have met their match. Whether you're hitting the road for a weekend tournament or an obstacle course race, you'll be able to stow e...

Randy Moss Will Take on the Spartan Race Trifecta as His Next Fitness Challenge

After Randy Moss spent a 14-year NFL career running away from defensive backs, you'd think he would want to chill out. Isn't that the dream of retir...

Former D-I Gymnast Becomes First Female to Finish American Ninja Warrior

American Ninja Warrior is a reality TV show in which athletes compete in an obstacle course race that requires a combination of strength, agility an...

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...

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...

Fueling for an Obstacle Course

Adventure races, mud runs and obstacle courses are gaining popularity. They are a fun way to exercise and work together as a team. They also tend ...

Alpha Warrior: The No-Run Obstacle Course Race

Have you ever wanted to try an obstacle course race but felt intimidated by the thought of running? Alpha Warrior may be the  race for you. Su...

Training for Mud Runs, Part 1: Schedule Overview

You just signed up for your first obstacle course race (a.k.a. "mud run"), but do you know how to prepare for it? Many folks just go out and pick a ...

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