Mudder Training Continued…
Aug15

Mudder Training Continued…

Hey gang. I wasn’t able to post any updates last week on my Mudder training because I was unexpectedly out of town! I had to take my workouts on the road and didn’t have all my gear with me unfortunately. Instead, I wrote several posts about MODIFYing your workouts to your situation, and taking your workouts ON THE ROAD and OUTSIDE! Hope you enjoyed them. Here are a couple of GREAT posts on the subject from fellow...

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Mudder-Dash Training Block
Aug02

Mudder-Dash Training Block

So here it is! I’ve put together the Training Block I plan to follow for the next 9 weeks. INSANITY: The Asylum is the CORE of the routine, but you’ll see abs, core, balance and synergy routines throughout the calendar taking bits and pieces from the Insanity, P90x, P90X Plus, and P90X One on One Vols 1 and 3 (MC2) programs. I believe stability/balance training is also essential, as is outdoor sprint, hill, and endurance...

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Gettin’ Dirty – Let The Journey Begin
Aug01

Gettin’ Dirty – Let The Journey Begin

Follow me over then next eight weeks as I prepare my body for the rigors of a Warrior Dash. I’m WAY ahead of things because the Georgia event is literally MONTHS away, but there’s no time like the present to get this old frame “battle ready”. Come learn the “ropes” along with me as I develop and modify my training regime. Getting the routine tested now will enable me to possible enter another race...

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Improving Ankle Stability
Jul31

Improving Ankle Stability

So you’re going to run in a Mudder or Dash? Well, unless you’re an elite soldier or someone who is used to running over uneven terrain, up hills, over obstacles and down slippery slopes, you’d better think about improving your ankle stability. You basically need 3 things to minimize your risk of a sprained or twisted ankle when running off road: better balance, stronger ankle and foot muscles and improved...

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Gettin’ Dirty. Mudders, Dashes and Spartan Races
Jul31

Gettin’ Dirty. Mudders, Dashes and Spartan Races

I’m finding that more and more of my friends, from all walks of life, young(er) and old(er), near and far, are signing on for Tough Mudders, Warrior Dashes, Spartan Races, or whatever they can find thats dirty, dangerous and exhausting! Whatever happened to good clean 5k’s and tris? Call it curiosity. Call it peer pressure. Call it the desire to challenge this 44 year old body with something I’ve never done before....

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