Category Archives: Competition

Why do you Beast?

Long races like the 6-10 hours at the Spartan Beast allow us to learn a lot about ourselves and our fellow athletes. There are clearly those who come to win. Others to celebrate, whether an engagement, an anniversary or graduation. … Continue reading

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Another Year of Spartan

Tomorrow I’m finally off to the Spartan race season starting with the toughest Sprint on a Pennsylvania ski resort then 6 more races coming up before Thanksgiving. There are so many things to pack so I updated my packing list … Continue reading

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Races as WODs

I thought it was a unique play until I ran into 3 other Crossfitters doing 2 adventure races on the same day (Down&Dirty and Spartan). At least I answered some nagging questions about life, fitness and everything: 1. Should I … Continue reading

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Race Day Prep

A good rest before tomorrow’s 12-mile (a Merrell and a Spartan back to back) mountain adventure race with some crazy obstacles and plenty of mud, I’m sure. Not that I ever quite understood what mud has to do with running, … Continue reading

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The CrossFit Scientist

In a sport where you are on the clock and measured for every movement, it is expected that there are great tools for tracking performance. In fact there are countless WOD trackers and planners available both online and off. Many … Continue reading

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