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17 Tips to Dominate an Obstacle Race From Spartan Race World Champion Jonathan Albon

The world's best obstacle racer is not human. I was certain of this 47 seconds into a conversation with Jonathan Albon, the "man" who has demolish...

NBC Picks Up 'Spartan Race' Series

NBC has picked up the competition-based TV series Spartan Race from the producers of the hit program American Ninja Warrior. Currently casting contest...

Who Invented the Burpee?

The Burpee is one of those exercises we love to hate, but we cannot deny its crazy heart-pumping benefits. CrossFit imposes a Burpee penalty for a...

'Spartan Up!' by Joe De Sena Shows How to Overcome Obstacles in Sports and Life

Joe De Sena, the CEO and c0-founder of the popular Spartan Race, has written a book beneficial to athletes and anyone else looking to transform them...

Exercise of the Week: Spartan Race Workout

The STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The Exerc...

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...

8-Week Spartan Beast Training Program

There are three types of Spartan races: the Spartan Sprint (3+ miles), the Super Spartan (8+ miles) and the Spartan Beast (13+ miles). If you have a...

3 Unconventional Obstacle Race Training Drills

If you have an upcoming Spartan Race, no doubt the extreme obstacles are already haunting your dreams. Crawling under barbed wire, climbing a slip...

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