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
I have watched it happen. OCR friends from elite to open, male and female, have been dropping out of the scene. It’s a minuscule drip, but just enough for me to notice. Not enough to be alarming, but enough to evoke my curiosity. So why would people leave one of the greatest sports on the planet? I asked (or they made it public) and it … Continue reading Why 25 People quit OCR
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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)
Not only do they have the most moderately successful OCR web series in the world, BROCR also produces some of the okayest videos and content in the sport. Continue reading What I appreciate about BROCR
It’s the baddest article of clothing I own. A blue hoodie with the 2012 Spartan Ultra Beast finisher shirt fashioned on the hood. The creepy rendition of Lazarus Lake from my Barkley Fall Classic shirt gracing the front. Continue reading Thirty7s – The one and only
Despite the fact that I would love to get a taste of the experience, what I appreciate about the Barkley is that it….