Community: Use Other People To Get What You Want

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Back in 2013, in my third summer of running obstacle course races, I put together a team of friends to run the Mud Ninja race here in Ohio. A friend of mine who runs a training studio (Lori Crock of Movestrong Kettlebells in Dublin, Ohio) joined the team…

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The Gong Show Way to Make Yourself Better

Running

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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Testimonial: the Power of OCR

Team Mudlife Crisis Forum

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Of all the reasons I have for my love of obstacle course racing, I think the one that really sticks with me the most is its power to change lives. More than any other sport, activity, or what have you, OCR seems to propel people to new…

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Do You Let Others’ Attitudes Get You Down?

Van Gogh Quote

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Let’s talk a bit, now, about the resistance you might receive from others when you take on your obstacle course race (OCR) journey.  And there’s going to be a lot, I hate to say it.  But your attitudes are the most important things, and you can defeat…

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Post Worlds Toughest Mudder Hangover

Tough Mudder

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This is going to be a slightly different post today, sort of a journal of what I did and felt this weekend.  Because a couple of things happened this weekend that were awesome and made me consider my training and lifestyle pretty seriously.  And it involves…

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