Jason Jaksetic is an elite triathlete and ultra runner immersed in ultra-distance training at Spartan HQ in Pittsfield, VT. His main focus at Spartan Race is bringing you the Spartan Workout of the Day (WOD) and other fitness postings. Eight years ago Jason came to running as a total beginner struggling to just finish mid [...]
Dr. Jeff Godin earned his Ph.D. in Exercise Science/ Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut and his MS in Exercise Science/ Human Performance at Bridgewater State College. Jeff is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the International Society for Sports Nutrition. He has worked in the [...]
I am a normal, average woman. I played sports and was an outdoor activities enthusiast as a child, in high school, and college, but was never really good at anything fitness related in particular. I enjoyed competition, but never won at anything. After graduating from college, life just happened and I found myself doing less [...]
Rose-Marie Jarry is a Spartan racer, former track and field athlete and the creator of Kronobar, a line of all-natural protein and energy bars. Rose-Marie provides healthy and energy-packed recipes for our Spartan Performance Nutrition blogs.
For the past ten years Joe DiStefano been heavily addicted to researching and continuously learning about the human body, how it should move, and how it needs to be fueled. Joe’s specialties include human movement, alternative nutritional and lifestyle strategies for weight loss, stress management, and heart disease prevention, and business development. Joe is the Co-Founder the Spartan Coaching program [...]
Andrew Thomas is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, elite obstacle course racer, rock climber and all-around outdoors enthusiast. As a self-professed “nutrition nerd”, Andrew’s passion is relentlessly researching and combing through the mass of information out there to separate fact from fiction. After years of experimentation with every popular diet out there, Andrew has gained a [...]