Getting Ready for 2018 – Are YOU Ready?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn It’s that time of year again… time to get some plans together for the upcoming year and to put together goals and projects. There’s a lot of power in using the calendar to set your goals – whether it comes from the symbolism of the new…

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Feeling the Flow State: A New Racer’s Perspective

Flow State

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Since starting to do the weekly #OCRChat on Twitter a few months ago, I’ve been chatting with a fellow named Johnny Stinson, a budding obstacle racer from Ontario. He told me about how he was looking forward to doing his first Spartan Race and was voraciously gathering information…

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#OCRChat – Unconventional Training!

OCRChat Slackline

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn What a great #OCRChat we had today – we pulled out all the stops to talk about unconventional training techniques and we came up quite a few once things got rolling. Some, like slackline, car tire workouts, Bulgarian Bags, and a couple others required equipment; while…

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Find The Hidden Gym in Your Neighborhood

Crawling on a curb.

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn One of the things that I frequently hear from people about their workout routines and the difficulty they have with them is that “it’s too hard to get to the gym.”  There’s this mindset that the only place they can work out is in the sterile…

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Get ‘Em While They’re Young!

Kids pushing Tires!

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn One of the overwhelming things I’ve seen happening in youth sports is that it’s become more dangerous for the kids.  Yeah, that’s right, I said it.  And I’m not talking about the typical helicopter parenting issues that you normally hear about, such as poor hockey pads…

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Have You Been Initiated into Adulthood?

Feeling good halfway through the race!

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Two weekends ago, I completed my latest Mud Ninja race.  And though it wasn’t my most successful race as far as obstacle completion and time go, it was a complete success from a level that I didn’t even consider at the time, but was a lesson I…

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