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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Latest Race: Tough Mudder Kentucky

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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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Awesome and Terrible: Wim Hof Cold Shower Week #1

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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A few days ago, I mentioned how I was going to start off on the Wim Hof program to adopt cold showers in my life.  The reasons for this are many, but until today I don’t think I really thought about the emotional reasons as well…

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How Do I Just Get Over It?

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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Hi everyone – it’s been a couple of months since I kept our twice-weekly schedule of posting going. Lots has been going on, and not necessarily in a good way. Still, we can always learn something from our circumstances. Indeed, if we’re not learning from them, then…

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#OCRChat – What Motivates You?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn We got pretty deep during today’s #OCRChat when we delved into the subject of motivation – and what exactly it is that gets us out to race, to train regularly, and to always put out best selves forward. And I think we all learned that it’s really a…

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