How To Incline Train For A Spartan Ultra...Without A Mountain

How To Incline Train For A Spartan Ultra...Without A Mountain

August 09, 2019

We collected some WODs focused specifically on training incline from some of the top athletes and coaches in OCR. Take a look!

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU’RE IN THE MIDDLE OF AN OCR & YOU REALIZE YOU DIDN’T TRAIN ENOUGH FOR IT

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU’RE IN THE MIDDLE OF AN OCR & YOU REALIZE YOU DIDN’T TRAIN ENOUGH FOR IT

July 01, 2019 1 Comment

We've all had it: that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you realize that for whatever reason, today is not your day and you've gotta figure out what to do about that - STAT.

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12 Books You Need To Read This Summer If You Are An OCR Athlete

12 Books You Need To Read This Summer If You Are An OCR Athlete

June 11, 2019

In search of a beach read for that next family vaca but coming up empty-handed? Check out our 2019 OCR Reading List! A mix of entertainment, inspiration/motivation, and helpful training tips to keep your head in the game all summer long.

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Ultra Mantras: What OCR Athletes Are REALLY Saying To Themselves While Racing

Ultra Mantras: What OCR Athletes Are REALLY Saying To Themselves While Racing

May 29, 2019 2 Comments

What motivates YOU to keep going during a race when you're all alone, and the fatigue starts to sink in, and your muscles are screaming and you can feel your body start to break down? In the moment when everything inside you is telling you to stop, what internal script causes your body to continue to move? 

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The Night Before Your Spartan Ultra: Last Minute Tips And Tricks To Get You Through The Race

The Night Before Your Spartan Ultra: Last Minute Tips And Tricks To Get You Through The Race

April 26, 2019

It's the night before race day. If you're still asking what shoes to wear, you're already screwed.

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Spartan Race Ultra Drop Bin Guide

Spartan Race Ultra Drop Bin Guide

March 14, 2019 2 Comments

The Drop Bin: it can be the key to your ultimate success or failure in a Spartan Race Ultra, and can make the difference between earning that glorious belt buckle and the disappointment of a DNF. The Drop Bin is your tool kit; your right-hand man; the little bag of tricks you can fill with whatever you think is gonna get you over the finish line. In this article we dive into how to decide what to put in the bin, the things you definitely shouldn't leave out, and how to set yourself up for success. Ultra Success.

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NOT SURE WHAT YOU NEED? START HERE

NOT SURE WHAT YOU NEED? START HERE

February 06, 2019

We know that picking out what you need for fuel during an obstacle course race can be overwhelming. How many carbs do I need? How much protein? When do I need electrolytes? Are mustard packets really the best way to combat cramping?? (Spoiler: no, they are not.)...So we put together this nifty outline to help you navigate how to use the products we carry on Fierce Gear OCR. Give it a read, and feel free to reach out with any questions! We'd be happy to help you out.

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Elite OCR Athlete Morgan McKay's Top Tips For WTM

Elite OCR Athlete Morgan McKay's Top Tips For WTM

January 23, 2019

Elite OCR Athlete and World Champion Morgan McKay gives us the inside scoop on her top tips for tackling World's Toughest Mudder: one of the holy grails of the obstacle course race world! Take a look at some of her favorite tricks and recos for gear and race day nutrition products.

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DIY: Tarzan Swing Short Ropes For The Spartan Killington Ultra

DIY: Tarzan Swing Short Ropes For The Spartan Killington Ultra

August 31, 2018

We weren't able to find the short ropes with knots that we have seen on some Spartan Race obstacles, so we made them! A brief and super-simple tutorial (with links) to teach you how to make your own short ropes with knots to practice! Also a link to purchase if you'd rather have us make some for you...we'd be happy to help!

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