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WODS: August 14-20

Monday BattleStar 100x Double-unders or 300 singles 80x Air squats 60x Sit-ups 40x Slam balls 20x C2B pull-ups 10x Clapping push-ups Accumulate 2 minutes of handstand hold Bonus: 25x T2B, 50x sit-up medball wall toss, 75x shoulder tap planks, 100x crunches   Tuesday Test Day   Wednesday Collin 6 Rounds for Time: Carry sandbell 1 lap […]

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WODS: August 9-13

Wednesday PT Grinder 3 rounds for time: 10x run and drop 10x squat jumps 20x push-ups 20x leg levers 15x burpees 15x smurf jumping jacks 15x tuck jumps 20x thrusters 20x narrow push-ups 20x crisscross jumping jacks   Thursday *200m is to end of blue building on right & back* The Avengers Captain America: 20 Push-ups […]

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Toughest Gear, Tapering and Day Of Prep

Hey y’all!! So having done three of these now (LA, Atlanta and Philly), I have been getting a lot of questions about how I would suggest approaching this event. Not too surprising with such new series – and one that is such a huge deal. So I’ve narrowed it down to three areas to make it […]

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Toughest South

Toughest Mudder advice

Toughest South (the second race in the series) was held on an equestrian farm in Georgia, not far from Atlanta.   As in the event in LA, the midnight-to-8am race was split between two distinct loops. Both loops had roughly 600m of elevation so the big distinction was in the type of obstacles on the […]

Toughest Mudder, America West

Kiss of Mud

Toughest Mudder, America West, just outside of Los Angeles, was the first of it’s kind ever. An 8-hour event that ran from midnight to 8am in the Glen Helen Raceway Park. The format was unique. They opened up one 5 mile course until 3:45am… and at that time they opened up a completely different 5 […]

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compression boots

If you ask me: nothing goes as far for total mobility as passive stretching and yoga/pilates type activities. However, sometimes, you have very specific issues that need to be dealt with… and you might not be able to make it to the physio or RMT enough. Here’s a few ways I have discovered to address specific issues […]

Vancity OCR Now Offering Class in the Tri Cities

tri cities obstacle training

We are so pleased to announce that Vancity OCR we now be offering Obstacle Tech classes taught by the one and only Tricia Klein in the Tri Cities on Monday evenings at 6pm. Classes will take place in and around the Port Moody and Coquitlam. Tricia is a experienced obstacle racer – completing everything from […]

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This weekend I learned that I can do a lot of things I thought I couldn’t do. And I think a lot of us did. There were some pretty hardcore obstacles on course and there were plenty of them. To make things more interesting, I had a raging cold. And truly the worst part about […]

World Championship UltraBeast

I wrestled hard with the altitude at last years Spartan World Championship Beast and got knocked down for the count.   This year, I decided to skip Saturdays Beast and focus my energy on my favourite race distance, the UltraBeast. My flight didn’t even land until after the race. Best not to keep cookies in […]

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