{Winter Waist-land}

{Winter Waist-land}

My most recent blog post, originally written for & published on the Spartan Race Blog. Shortly after the New Year begins and optimistic resolutions have been enthusiastically proclaimed, it seems as though our modern day Hallmark holidays morph into endless celebrations filled with indulgent temptations which immediately assault our innermost resolve to commit to a … Continue reading

{Ashley Overcast: Experiencing Broken Skull Ranch}

{Ashley Overcast: Experiencing Broken Skull Ranch}

Ashley Overcast, a Florida Obstace Racing sensation in her own right, held a secret inside for months as she anxously anticipated the February 15th debut of a once in a lifetime experience. In late 2014 she found herself wisked away to appear on CMT’s intense reality throwdown, Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge. Now that the episode has … Continue reading

{Race Bib DIY}

{Race Bib DIY}

Upon moving into our new house this past December, I found myself perplexed over what to do with a set of built in cabinets in my front office. They were just… boring. They needed some pizzazz. Well my darling hubby, being the genius that he is, came up with a brilliant idea! He suggested that … Continue reading

{Living Life Outside The Box}

{Living Life Outside The Box}

Despite the sport of Obstacle Racing becoming more and more of a mainstream fitness trend each year, I feel it’s still safe to say that at times our training methods are looked upon as slightly outlandish, and perhaps a wee bit “out of the box”. For example, if you are a member of any one … Continue reading

{Badass Chicks Who Inspire Us to STFU}

{Badass Chicks Who Inspire Us to STFU}

Let’s just go ahead and  say it, the women of Reebok Spartan Race are total badasses. (Can I get an “AROO”?!) We love to test our strength and to push our physical limits. We gain a deep sense of pride in showing off just how strong, fast, and truly awesome we can be; all while … Continue reading

{Product Review: BioSkin Calf Skins}

{Product Review: BioSkin Calf Skins}

Just prior to the dawn of the new year, I was thrilled to receive a complimentary pair of BioSkin Calf Skin Sleeves to test and review. These Calf Skins couldn’t have arrived at a better time, as I would soon be taking on a 50K trail race (well… almost), followed just weeks later by the Walt … Continue reading

{Twenty Six Point Two}

{Twenty Six Point Two}

There’s nothing quite like the experience of bursting into tears of utter elation upon crossing the finish line of your very first marathon. The intense wave of emotions which cascades over you provides an intoxicating blend of pain, pleasure, relief and satisfaction. The months of early mornings, long runs, and anxious anticipation has finally brought … Continue reading