The Logistics First and foremost this was already the longest OCR I had taken part in standing at a distance of 10k around the urban environment of Wembley. The backdrop for this event was fantastic. Wembley stadium looks brilliant especially on a 27 degree summers day (yes it was a warm one). Being this was […]
The great thing about Obstacle Course Races are that they challenge EVERY part of your body and fitness level. Are you great at running? Brilliant. Are you confident in the gym when it comes to lifting the heavy stuff? Great. These factors definitely help…but a lot of the movements and actions you need to perform […]
Everyone likes to know that they are improving. Knowing that you have hit that new PB on the squat rack or the bench press, or had your fastest mile run is not only great for the mentality, but also lets you know that your training is meaning something. Progression is one of the main things […]
On April 9th I took part in my first Spartan race. This is my review of what happened on the day.
As far as obstacle course races go, The Spartan Race is probably one of the most well known and heavily competed in races worldwide. So I had the bright idea that I would get involved and jump on the ‘awooo’ bandwagon. Good thing is that I managed to convince a few other nutters to get […]
Like most people once I got into health and fitness, I became addicted. At first I would go to the gym and do the usual routine, treadmill, weights, cross trainer etc. I found myself going at stupid hours in the morning or crazy late at night because I could see and feel the change that […]