How To Perform Mountain Climbers Presented By: Bodybuilding.com

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How to Perform Mountain Climbers Presented By: Bodybuilding.com A staple of many Spartan Races are the tremendous climbs up mountainous terrain that go on forever. This week we’ll be doing a different kind of mountain climbing. With the mountain climber exercise you will be putting a lot of muscles to work that are vital in conquering [...]

How to Perform Box Jumps Presented By: Bodybuilding.com

Posted on September 08, 2014 - by:


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How to Perform Box Jumps Presented By: Bodybuilding.com One of the best exercises for obstacle racing is arguably the box jump. With all the obstacles that involve jumping, the box jump is the ultimate in preparing you to conquer a Spartan Race. Box jumps are a rather simple exercise but can be made difficult, variably, [...]

How to Perform Pistol Squats Presented By: Bodybuilding.com

Posted on September 01, 2014 - by:


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How to Perform Pistol Squats Presented By: Bodybuilding.com Every week we have been challenging you to add new exercises to your workout regimen in an effort to develop obstacle immunity. This week we are taking things up a tick with the introduction of the pistol squat. The pistol squat is an advanced exercise that requires a [...]

How to Perform Lunges Presented By: Bodybuilding.com

Posted on August 25, 2014 - by:


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How to Perform Lunges Presented By: Bodybuilding.com You should be used to performing lunges with all the ones you’ve been doing this month for the #Spartan30. Lunges are one of the most powerful leg exercises you can utilize on a daily basis, anytime, anywhere. The lunge exercise can be changed up quite a bit as [...]

How to Perform a Squat Presented By: Bodybuilding.com

Posted on August 18, 2014 - by:


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How to Perform a Squat Presented By: Bodybuilding.com One of the ultimate exercises you can perform any time and anywhere in training towards Spartan Race domination is the squat. It’s the epitome of your go-to exercise for training your legs to conquer the relentless climbs that a Spartan Race of any distance will present before [...]

How to Perform a Muscle Up Presented By: Bodybuilding.com

Posted on August 11, 2014 - by:


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How to Perform a Muscle Up Presented By: Bodybuilding.com This week we are taking things to the next level. As an evolution to the strength you built from doing pull-ups and chin-ups for days on end the natural evolution is the muscle up. While this may be an advanced skill, it is obtainable. Remember just [...]

Spartan Race Welcomes John Yatsko to the Pro Team

Posted on August 06, 2014 - by:


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John Yatsko doesn’t have a smartphone, doesn’t care for computers and sleeps under the trees the night before a big race. He’s no frills, no big show and all drive. He’s also the newest addition to the Spartan Race Pro Team. Coming from nowhere to blaze an impressive trail of podium placings and courses that [...]

How to Perform Chin-Ups Presented By: Bodybuilding.com

Posted on August 04, 2014 - by:


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How To Perform Push-ups Presented By: BodyBuilding.com In an effort to become a Spartan, it is imperative to develop the strength and coordination required to conquer every obstacle a Spartan Race may erect to stop you in your tracks. This week we continue to develop our exercise repertoire with the chin-up exercise. Much like the pull-up, [...]

Pacific Northwest Spartan Sprint Race Preview

Posted on July 31, 2014 - by:


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By Spartan Pro Team Member: Amelia Boone It may be short, but don’t call it sweet. There’s nothing quite like the Pacific Northwest, and this weekend all eyes will be on Washougal, WA, as Spartan hosts the Pacific Northwest Spartan Sprint for the third year running. In previous years, the 3ish-mile, 15-20 obstacle course has [...]

Washington DC Race Review

Posted on July 30, 2014 - by:


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By Spartan Pro Team Member: David Magida The Washington, DC Spartan Sprint is in the books, and what a phenomenal race it was. Competitors encountered 4.8 miles of rocky trails, challenging obstacles and mud. Lots and lots of mud. The kind of mud with the consistency of wet peanut butter and clings to the shoes, [...]