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How your socks should fit.

How your socks should fit.
Learn how your socks and shoes should work together to protect your feet every mile of every run.
Jan 03, 2019 0 comments

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Principles of OCR Training: 4 Keys to Obstacle Racing Success!

Principles of OCR Training: 4 Keys to Obstacle Racing Success!

Principles of OCR Training: The 4 Keys to Obstacle Racing Success! You can look at OCR Training as an extension of your current training plan (whatever that may be). It’s probably best that you approach your OCR training in that way. It can be overwhelming to realize how many skills, strengths, and abilities you need in order to perform well. The challenges of obstacle racing are varied and require quite a bit of overall fitness. Your current training regimen will make for a nice starting point in your OCR training. Chances are you need a little diversification in your regimen....

May 27, 2018 0 comments

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Hoplite Guide to OCR Training -

Hoplite Guide to OCR Training -

This Multipart series will incorporate many of the pieces you will need to fit together to be successful in Obstacle Course Racing.

OMG the lessons I’ve learned from OCR training, coaching, and racing for the last 5 years. The inspiration for this guide came from the trials and revelations of my first Spartan Race. This is the (short) story of how it all started...

The Spartan Life or some iteration of this rich and valuable exploration of your limits and the value of your health and fitness. As you go through this journey I sincerely hope that you will realize how few limitations you have and powerful you truly are.

Jan 12, 2018 1 comment

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Obstacle Race season is coming and we're getting excited about OCR Training

Obstacle Race season is coming and we're getting excited about OCR Training

We're really starting to get excited about the Obstacle Course Racing season! With our eyes on the prize we've been enjoying the suffering through the cold days of winter training, building strength, fighting injuries and working toward the OCR season (yes, I said enjoying the suffering)! I think we all have a love-hate relationship with off-season OCR training! I typically have a long list of skills and strengths I want to build. Then there is the overarching goal of going faster and longer and faster longer that is everpresent. All of this mixed with bad weather, extreme cold and early darkness makes...

Feb 15, 2017 0 comments

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