Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

The Experience of Being Alive

Posted: 27th August 2016 by thea9693 in Training
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It’s been many articles, a book on Amazon called “Transparency”.. to say THANK YOU to my 5000 + subscribers. This journey WE are taking is still a mission one person at a time. Are you ALIVE…let me know  

10 Essentials to Bring on Obstacle Race Day

Posted: 23rd August 2015 by thea9693 in Training
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 by V_gritcamp   Golden rule to preparing for the racing day is to set out all those essential items the night before, because as Benjamin Franklin said: “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!”. Chances are, that very morning your mind is going to be racing through hundreds of different problems which will include […]

7 Hacks to Get the Most Out of Your Gear on Race Day

Posted: 21st August 2015 by thea9693 in Training
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by V_gritcamp There are countless hacks and tweaks which we, as OCR athletes and hobbyists, can adopt in training and racing routines. Predictably, a lot of them revolve around gear and using it to boost your overall performance. Here, I’ll take you through my essential and favourite gear hacks, which actually work, and which I always rely on […]

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by V_gritcamp Many of us doing mud and obstacle course races get started by seeing it a fun challenge. Once you’ve completed that challenge enough times, it’s natural that you might consider actually competing in OCR, running elite waves with the best of them. That’s where I find myself at the moment. With various completed […]

Lurking in the mud: dangerous diseases in obstacle races

Posted: 17th August 2015 by thea9693 in Training
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by V_gritcamp You probably will have heard of a few cases in the last week or so, spreading across social media, of mud racers who finished with more than just the typical bruises and scrapes. There were the 1000 unfortunate racers in France getting diarrhoea, a young woman losing sight in one eye, and an Olympian […]