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Combine the Spartan burpee with the most athletic leapfrog for distance that you’ve ever seen. That’s the Burpee Broad Jump, and it may quickly become your favorite workout... or your most hated one.

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Tough Mudder wants to prepare you for race day as much as possible with helpful tips from their Instagram.

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Training for an obstacle course race using a weight vest can be help you build strength and endurance. Here's are recommendations for adding a weight vest to your training.

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Here's what we love and hate about tire flipping plus other exercises you can do with tires.

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Don't know what to expect at your first Spartan Race? MudGear has you covered with a detailed training plan as well as tips for doing proper RECON before your event. Learn how to research the course. Then, prepare your mind and body for running and obstacles.

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The only thing more heartbreaking to an athlete than injury is injury that could have been avoided through proper recovery. It's time to stop shrugging off these time-tested and proven recovery methods.

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Like so many obstacle racers, Kirk DeWindt is trying to train for mountaintop moments in his fairly flat surroundings. Kirk shares 5 simple changes you can make to your training to help get you ready for the mountains.

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Team MudGear's Lefty Kapanadze shares how he prepares for a race, gives some tips on how to conquer cold swim obstacles, and post-race recovery.

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While a lot of obstacle racers focus on sheer running endurance and obstacle proficiency, Rea Kolbl shares how to master those dreaded, uphill grinds which separate the good athletes from the great.

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Racing OCR successfully requires being uncomfortable...plain and simple! And not the kind of uncomfortable where you merely feel the urge to dial back your effort. OCR requires the kind of uncomfortable that makes you question what the heck is wrong with you to voluntarily put yourself through something like this....

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Rebecca Hammond is running more but with less injury, and she credits it to the rest... with permission from coaches and guidance from wearable monitors.

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  by Morris “Mo” Brossette | You need two things in order to successfully complete an obstacle course race. 1-you need to be able to run/walk, obviously to get you from point A to point B, and 2-you need a solid grip to successfully complete a myriad of obstacles like...

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Speed is a tricky thing. Like anything else in life, it comes at a cost. In this case, the cost is energy. However, we can’t just spend more and more energy in order to receive more...

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It is, after all, a large majority of an obstacle course race. However, it can be one of the hardest skills to master, unless you do it properly. I am talking about running of course.

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It is one of the main obstacles that strikes fear in many OCR athletes, and is one of the primary obstacles athletes ask to work on when they come to one of my clinics or classes.

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2016 is here, and before we know it the obstacle racing season will be blooming with the Spring flowers (and mud). So if you’ve made it past the first step of New Year fitness Resolutions and signed up for your first OCR, congrats! Whether it’s a competitive BattleFrog or Spartan Race, or...

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A Mudman Pro Tip from Kevin "Mudman" LaPlatney     2016 is here, and before we know it the obstacle racing season will be blooming with the Spring flowers (and mud). So if you’ve made it past the first step of New Year fitness Resolutions and signed up for your first OCR,...

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A Mudman Pro Tip from Kevin “Mudman” LaPlatney    No doubt you have all read some of these viral news articles on the extreme and terrible dangers of this scary sport called Obstacle Racing- everything from nasty skin infections to the possibility of death (you do sign a waiver after all)....

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A Mudman Pro Tip from Kevin "Mudman" LaPlatney  Some of the most important training for OCR doesn’t necessarily require any fancy equipment or expensive gym membership.  And most of these routines can be done at home or at the local park, with simple supplies that you might already have, or can...

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A Mudman Pro Tip from Kevin “Mudman” LaPlatney   While we all know Tough Mudder is “not a race, but a challenge,” a big part of their slogan comes from the fact that a number of fear-facing tasks await you in their 10-12 mile events. While little of the course is truly...

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