I have not been this sore in a very, VERY long time. Saturday, my CrossFit box not only had the opportunity to judge the the Civilian Military Combine "PIT," but we also got the chance to compete in the race too! Those of you who have been following Strong Figure know that … [Read more...]
Racing for Heroes: Are You Up for the Challenge?
Plus: Mud, Sweat, and Conquered Fears: We Got Fortified! With mud runs, color runs, and obstacle course races all "the new pink" these days, it's hard not to put together a group of friends and go have one hell of a good time slipping, sliding, stumbling, diving, jumping, … [Read more...]
Why You Should Join Virginia’s Biggest Race
And Step Up to the Challenge that May Save a Life. Yesterday I met with the creator of what may be Virginia's biggest mud-run: The Fortifier 5k. Maybe you've heard of it, maybe you haven't. But I stand by what I said: It may one day be Virginia's biggest race, and there is no … [Read more...]
Top 5 Race Training Tips
If there's anything that I've learned from running in obstacle course races, it's that the training--the preparation and hard work--must be unique and it must be applicable to various courses. Here are five training tips that will help in almost all obstacle courses. Sprint … [Read more...]