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How to prepare for an obstacle course race

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I’m no obstacle course race (OCR) expert, but I’ve completed two Tough Mudder races and know my way around the world of physical fitness.

I’ll be doing my first Spartan race at the end of September – the SoCal Beast in Temecula. Honestly, I won’t be doing a ton of preparation for the Spartan race. Kettlebell Sport training keeps me in great condition, and is my main focus. However, I have been increasing my running mileage and trying to work in some cross training every week.

The key to holistic health and balance is variety – I do so much kettlebell lifting that I have to force myself to take a step back every once in a while and mix it up! The Spartan race is a great opportunity to challenge myself – all while doing some bonding with the whole KOR Strength team.

Here are a few tips to prepare for an OCR: Continue reading

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