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The Ultimate Obstacle Course Race Guide for Beginners

Congratulations! You have taken the leap and signed up for your first Obstacle Course Race! Don’t panic, you’re going to do great. However, now may be the time to turn up the heat on training. Not only will you need to prepare your body for the challenge ahead, but you also need to know a little more about race day. Elite Personal Trainer and Spartan Certified SGX Coach Nancy Couper has you covered answering some FAQ’s.
Nutrition & Wellness

5 Easy Steps For Choosing the Right Supplements

By Christine Fitzgerald, Regional Director of Nutrition 

 

When done right, nutritional supplements can dramatically impact your health and quality of life, even if you’re already dotting your I’s and crossing your T’s when it comes to your diet. That’s because, while a diet rich in whole foods should provide you with all the nutrients you need, there’s a whole host of modern day environmental and lifestyle issues that prevent that from happening.

 

Workouts

July Workout: The Obstacle Course Race Workout

Few physical endeavors will challenge your mettle as much as obstacle course racing (OCR). Held in open rural areas as well as urban environments such as stadiums, courses are peppered with diverse obstacles designed to test total-body strength as well as muscular and cardiovascular endurance.
Nutrition & Wellness

5 Reasons to Take Nutritional Supplements

By Christine Fitzgerald, Regional Director of Nutrition 

 

Should you supplement your diet with, well, supplements? Studies show that doing so can make a dramatic impact on your health. People take supplements to be healthy, to lose weight, gain weight or achieve any number of health goals. Supplements should complement your diet and help cover gaps in your nutritional intake, ensuring that your body gets everything it needs. 

 

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