Posted in December 2014

{Reebok Spartan Race in 2015 & Free Entry Giveaway}

{Reebok Spartan Race in 2015 & Free Entry Giveaway}

Well folks, tomorrow marks the end of yet another year, and we find ourselves eagerly anticipating a fresh year which we will likely begin eager to tackle new aspirations, ambitious hopes, exciting dreams, and optimistic resolutions. We each have our own goals we hope to reach, and ideally we all seek to attain our ambitions as we … Continue reading

{2014 Year Review & A Look Ahead}

{2014 Year Review & A Look Ahead}

Well there we have it. Yet another incredible year is coming to a close, and I find myself writing my third year-end review blog (check out my posts from 2012 & 2013!). It’s crazy to look back and see the change and growth that I’ve experienced over the past few years, but it’s also great to … Continue reading

{Battle of the Holiday Bulge}

{Battle of the Holiday Bulge}

With the holiday season in its final days, many Spartan’s find themselves fighting a very different battle than they do the rest of the year. Instead of crusading against obstacles, terrain, mud, and burpees, we find ourselves instead fighting a battle of ever-waning will against an onslaught of chocolates, pies, cookies, and a gamut of … Continue reading

{Temper, Temper – Training Your Emotions for Spartan Success}

{Temper, Temper – Training Your Emotions for Spartan Success}

What kind of person do you envision when you hear the word “Spartan”? I assume that, in many cases, this word conjures images of powerful warriors with rippling muscles, fierce determination, incredible power, and  likely, you may also view these warriors as individuals who are brimming with angry aggression. Yet although the typical depiction of the ancient Spartan might portray … Continue reading

{My -almost- 50K}

{My -almost- 50K}

For the better part of this year I’ve been training for, talking about, and eagerly anticipating the Masters of All Terrain UltraMarathon. I had made the decision early on in 2014 that I was going to take on the 50K, and as race day approached, I was confident. I had been training non-stop, I had … Continue reading

{A “Fit” Out of Water}

{A “Fit” Out of Water}

Spartan’s come in all shapes and sizes. We come from an array of different backgrounds, and we have vastly different life experiences. We have different jobs, different ways of training, different ideals, different passions, and different struggles. Not only that, but we all have very different support systems as well. There are some of us … Continue reading