Enter the Shrinkage: Dealing with Cold

polar bear plunge

Unless you were on my swim team when I was growing up, something that most people don’t know about me is that I may be the world’s biggest cold-water wuss.  It’s true. Getting into the water when it’s anything but a tepid bath or warmer is one of the most…

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Month End Wrap-up: News from OCR

I’ll be wrapping up some of the news we’re sharing and reporting from other sites on Twitter and our Facebook page here on a monthly basis.  Enjoy! Around the Industry: Outside Magazine Online reports that races are starting to drop their electrified obstacles.  Is this hallmark obstacle needed?  Will it…

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Pull Your Own Weight: Bodyweight Exercises

bodyweight exercises

Everyone has their favorite workout tools, for sure.  There are kettlebells, dumbbells, resistance bands, suspension trainers, barbells, Nautilus machines, ab wheels, and shake weights (okay, maybe not that last one).  There are workout DVDs, personal trainers, Zumba classes, yoga studios, and every type of routine you can imagine.  But for…

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