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Say "Cheese!" 7 Things Spartan Race Photographers Want You To Know

October 09, 2019 1 Comment

Ever wondered what the Spartan Race photographers are REALLY thinking, or how you can get that perfect Fire Jump photo? The inside scoop: straight from the other side of the lens. A must-read if you want to master your next Medal Monday post!

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The Spartan Ultra Drop Zone: Key Tips For Race Day Success

The Spartan Ultra Drop Zone: Key Tips For Race Day Success

September 10, 2019

You made it through the first half of your Spartan Ultra and you've reached your Drop Bin. NOW WHAT?? Read on for our top tips on how to get through the Transition Area and back out there for Lap 2!

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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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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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