Don’t Ignore the Local Races!

American Ninja Warrior obstacle

As I’ve mentioned a few times, I just ran my first Spartan Race a couple weekends ago and loved it a lot. It was well-run, tough but not impossible, surrounded by great people, and more. Spartan is obviously one of the big three or four races that go on around…

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Compression Gear: Worth the Hype?

Compression Socks

There are a ton of tools that runners, obstacle racers, and other endurance athletes either absolutely swear by or get downright irate and nearly irrationally negative about when it comes to training and performance. Diet (high-carb or low-carb? Vegetarian or omnivorous?). Stretching (before, after, or at all?).  Mileage (short runs…

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