Latest Race: Indian Mud Run 2017

Larry Cooper and the Destroyer

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Two days ago, I did something I haven’t done before: completed my second OCR in less than a month. Usually I have more time off between my races (my next one, for example, isn’t until the end of July and the 2017 Mud Ninja race), but…

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Latest Race: Tough Mudder Kentucky

Post Mudder Beers

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Everyone who is into obstacle course racing knows about the stories of Tough Mudder – the challenge, the now-legendary obstacles, and the camaraderie of the event are all a big part of what OCR is all about. Lots of races have tried to emulate the culture of…

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The Gong Show Way to Make Yourself Better

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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Paging Chuck Barris… no, in all seriousness, this has nothing to do with the actual Gong Show (thank goodness – I really don’t want to go through the Unknown Comic and his cohorts again).  It has everything to do with setting goals that are going to…

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Why We Don’t Change for the Better

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Okay, this post is probably going to rankle a few people. And that’s okay – the idea here is to open minds and to make folks think a little differently. The goal is to make people change their thought processes, and to make them realize that…

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Gimme a Big Cold Hug…

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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn If you’ve been following me on Instagram the past month, you know what I’ve been up to (besides swilling some admittedly great coffee at various places around Columbus). I’ve been doing the Wim Hof 20-Day Cold Shower Challenge. I’ve mentioned it before, but this is the…

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Rucking Your Way to Fitness

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn In all my hubbub about this whole cold shower thing I’ve been doing, I almost forgot about the other experiment that I’ve been doing of late to get in better shape for life. It wasn’t something I particularly planned to do, or that I thought through…

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