Tag Archives: Insanity Asylum

Training for a Spartan Race

Based on the statistics I receive on how people find my blog, many who read this blog are looking for the same type of information that I was when I first considered obstacle racing. Trying to figure out if you want to and/or are able to complete a Spartan race is first. After that decision (as [...]
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This day was made for Spartan Race training

It’s time.  Time to get back to the long, focused workouts to prepare me for the remainder of the 2012 racing season.  After several visits (I lost count) to Hands on Healing Chiropractic for Active Release Therapy, my shoulder is feeling better.  It’s not healed, but probably around 80%.  I’m working the shoulder exercises back in [...]
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Preparing for the Kentucky Warrior Dash

A Warrior Dash is coming to Kentucky for the first time this year and I have taken it upon myself to convince as many people to enter it as possible.  While I am an unabashed Spartan Race fan, I credit the 2011 Logan Ohio Warrior Dash for getting me (and my wife) hooked on obstacle [...]
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Spartan vs Bear

I’m back to Spartan training…this time in preparation for the Midwest Spartan Sprint outside Chicago. Oh yeah, there’s also the warm-up Warrior Dash next month in Tennessee. With these both being short events, my non-strength training days are all about increasing my speed. I’m still using Insanity Asylum to increase my VO2 max (and for [...]
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Ready for some rest

It was just a matter of time before all my travel and coming up short on my sleep quota caught up to me.  That day was today.  I actually had a decent night’s sleep, but the 3 consecutive weeks when my rest day was spent travelling at obscene hours took its toll.  Insanity Asylum Strength [...]
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