Training

Spartan Race Ultra Beast: Average Finish Time Data 2019

Spartan Race Ultra Beast: Average Finish Time Data 2019

October 21, 2019 2 Comments

The only complete, comprehensive resource of Spartan Race Ultra Finisher times: comparing venues, waves, subgroups, and year-over-year info to give you killer insights and recommendations.

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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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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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What Are The 4 BEST EXERCISES FOR OCR?

May 16, 2019

Training for an obstacle course race can be overwhelming. You've gotta work on speed. Endurance. Agility. Grip strength. Brute force. In this article, OCR fitness coach Joel Hayes gives us his tips for the most efficient exercises to improve your Race Day performance. These 4 exercises will give you the most bang for your buck and get you well on your way to OCR greatness. Check it out!

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Think You're TOO SHORT To Run An Obstacle Course Race? Guess Again.

Think You're TOO SHORT To Run An Obstacle Course Race? Guess Again.

April 17, 2019

You don't have to be 6' with a huge wingspan to be able to crush an OCR. Check out this insight from the 5'2 Ninja himself along with specific exercises to get you over that 8' wall.

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Kick Your OCR Training Up A Notch With This WOD From Spartan Pro Team Athlete Rebecca Hammond

Kick Your OCR Training Up A Notch With This WOD From Spartan Pro Team Athlete Rebecca Hammond

March 26, 2019

They don't call her the "Harvard Hammer" for nothing. Give this WOD a try and show up for your next OCR ready to BRING IT.

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OCR Office Fitness

OCR Office Fitness

February 27, 2019

The office can be a place where fitness goals go to die. But it doesn't have to be! Check out these simple tips to keep your obstacle course race training on point during the workday, and maybe even convert some of your coworkers into future OCR addicts.

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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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Why HIIT Is The Best Way To Train For OCR

Why HIIT Is The Best Way To Train For OCR

October 26, 2018

Personal trainer Blake Wardwell takes us through the reasons why short bursts of HIIT training can be the BEST way to prepare for your next OCR.

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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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