If OCR athletes were professional wrestlers from the 80s and 90s

Disclaimer: The following article is for entertainment purposes only. This will not be a big surprise, but guys oftentimes find themselves in sports discussions that are too dumb to measure.  This could very well fall into that category.  It’s the type of discussion that I envision would happen if I hung out more with the guys from BROCR Media. Anyways, professional wrestling is built upon personalities and obstacle racing has its … Continue reading If OCR athletes were professional wrestlers from the 80s and 90s

That’s not really discipline

Unfortunately, for some, discipline becomes just a pretty moniker for something that is much less noble. They falsely define discipline as forcing themselves to undertake extreme workouts every single day regardless of their body’s condition.  They can’t back off because in their minds, slowing down is a weakness.  They adopt an extreme “Can’t stop.  Won’t stop” attitude – manically pushing themselves through strenuous workout after … Continue reading That’s not really discipline

4 non-obvious reasons why obstacle racing makes me a better professor (I think)

My paying job is as an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.  I do a little bit of everything: teach, research, write, and even administer some educational initiatives.  So, what in the world makes me think (emphasis on think) that training and racing has anything to do with how I perform my job? Right from the start I’m going to dismiss … Continue reading 4 non-obvious reasons why obstacle racing makes me a better professor (I think)