Category Archives: Endurance

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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Schooling in Endurance

Whether it is the Games or the local box’s WOD, we CrossFitters do not do enough endurance. The over 1-hour monostructural modality is almost never programmed. We may be proud of the running section in Murph or the Mainstite’s occasional … Continue reading

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Sightseeing CFE Style

Rest days are becoming active recovery days after my CF Endurance training…. A long, slow distance run (LSD) which used to be the workout in my running days became a great way to relax and recover for CrossFit. I especially … Continue reading

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Active Recovery

I decided that limping was over after the mountain races and it was time to put in real work. Now that Froning and Thorisdottir reclaimed their thrones and the top athletes are frequent repeats from the last two years, it … Continue reading

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