The Pressing Question of “Why?”

It’s a question we get a lot in this lifestyle, it’s a question I even ask myself from time to time when putting in the hours. Take this past weekend for example, I… Continue reading

Monday Motivation: OCR People are Awesome

Video credit for today goes to Arnel Banawa at Get out there an live people!

2014: The Year of Achievement

It’s the start of the new year and everyone is resolving to be better or do better over the next 365 days (or 358 as of this writing). 2013 was a tremendous year… Continue reading

Motivation Monday: Dear Hard Work

“Look at me, you made me who I am today. Because of you I have this never losing, never giving up attitude. Quitting? That’s not in my vocabulary.”    

Motivation Monday: Stop Waiting

“Most people take their greatness, take their ideas to the graveyard with them. The wealthiest place on the planet is the graveyard. Because in the graveyard we will find inventions that we never… Continue reading

Consistency is Key

“Every Spartan has a different motivation, a different goal, but they are united in a common belief; that to give up the chase is to give up the dream.That you can not fail… Continue reading

2014 Race Schedule

Just putting this in writing; these are the races I’m looking at for 2014. Still waiting for my local series (WCC) to announce official dates but at least this gives a good idea.… Continue reading

Spartan Files Virtual Challenge for ALS

It gives me great pleasure to announce the Spartan Files Virtual Challenge benefiting the ALS Association. You make this challenge your own, do it wherever you can, at your own pace, to your… Continue reading

World Championships Now on Youtube

Did you miss the television debut of Spartan Race last weekend? It’s now online (at least for the time being)! Watch all the action as the elites battle it out for glory and… Continue reading

Spartan Race Ohio Super and Michigan Beast

By now you may have seen the grassroots movements campaigning for more Midwestern Spartan Races in 2014.  I am among the most enthusiastic about these prospects because it would be magnificent to add… Continue reading

Obstacle Racing Teaches Us Life Lessons

Let’s face it, society has become complacent, we seem to be going nowhere fast and when things get rough, we quit. Training for and participating in Obstacle Course Races is reconnecting many to… Continue reading

Spartan Race South Carolina Beast – 11/9/13

So last weekend I completed my first race in my run for the 2014 points total. It was the furthest I’ve ever traveled for a race and became so much more than just… Continue reading

Welcome to My World

One week out from the start of my 2014 season and my mind is racing with the anxiety. My training has reached a new level and my knowledge is growing with every second.… Continue reading

This One Goes Out To The Ones In The Back…

Over the weekend I ran a 10k race and I loved it! I think I found my new favorite race distance and this particular event was run on a 50/50 split of trails… Continue reading

4 Obstacle Racer Personality Types

Originally posted on On My Way To Sparta:
Participate in enough OCRs and you will notice that there are all types of personalities on the course.  After a considerable amount of thought, I’ve…

Six Pack Secrets

Washboards abs are so desirable that they may as well be credited as the stars of most Hollister/Abercrombie/Aeropostale advertisements. If you’ve always yearned for the six pack that demands attention but can never… Continue reading

2014 Championship Campaign

Things have been a bit quiet around here and I must apologize. “Life” has come up and I’ve been dealing with the repercussions. I was unable to attend the Ultra Beast as originally… Continue reading

What’s Your Story?

“This is my world, this is my arena The TV told me something different, I didn’t believe it I stand here in front of you today all because of an idea I could… Continue reading

Training Plan for Your First Spartan

So you’ve signed up for your first Spartan Race and are now scrambling to determine the course of action in preparation. First and foremost, let me congratulate you, you have already taken the… Continue reading

3 Easy Steps to a Healthier You

The misconception is that it’s hard to get healthy; the reality is that health and fitness is a huge industry where personal advice and plans come at a premium. The truth, though, is… Continue reading