Everything you need to know to run your first Spartan Race

Everything you need to know to run your first Spartan Race

AROO, AROO, AROO!!!

So...you want to run a Spartan Race do ya?

First, let's find out what who the Spartans were, and what their culture was like.

In his book, "The Spartans", Paul Cartledge dives into the culture of these ancient warrior heroes. They were raised and bred for battle and war. These warriors have been made famous by movies such as "300" and "300:Rise of an Empire."

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Engineer Your Morning to Bullet-Proof Your Day.

Engineer Your Morning to Bullet-Proof Your Day.

WE HAVE ALL HEARD THAT THE MORNING IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE DAY.

...but do we actually believe it?

Do you want to know how to bullet-proof your day?

  1. Wake up early

  2. Exercise

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BURPEES and BearCrawls

BURPEES and BearCrawls

We had this other game that we played where we would pick who was going to be the runner, and then we would give them a head start. Then a group of us would chase him all over town, across creeks, golf courses, woods, through yards, etc.… until we caught them.

Sometimes we never did.

It was Obstacle Course Racing before anyone knew what obstacle course racing was.

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41 Motivational Navy SEAL quotes

41 Motivational Navy SEAL quotes

The US Navy SEAL’s are the most elite group of warriors. They can run for miles on the ground, jump out of airplanes with all of their equipment in tow, and swim for miles in the open ocean. These common men with an uncommon desire to succeed are an extremely motivated, goal setting group.

So what make them so unique and effective? How do they do what they do? They train…a lot.

There is something that they call the big 4. These four things help them to conquer goals, move past fear, and operate at the highest level possible.

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Insights From a Triathlete

Insights From a Triathlete

His name is John Adams. I met with him at Starbucks in Sandusky, OH. When he walked in, he was glowing with energy. You can tell that he is motivated and focused. There is a calm confidence that radiates from him. He stands about 5' 5 1/2”, has a solid build and his chest is broad like that of a strong swimmer. He is lean and clean cut. He is 61 years old but doesn't look a day over 50, and has the lean and muscular body of a man in his early 30's.

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