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10-Minute Arms and Abs Workout

It sounds simple enough, but fair warning: It won't be easy. That's because you'll perform 10 different variations of the move for 10 minutes straight. Each variation will challenge your arms and abs in a new way, so your muscles never know what's coming next. (Want more variation? Get …

The Best Dumbbell Only Triceps Workout

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The 100-Rep Squat Workout

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10 Things I Tell Anyone Who Wants To Do A Spartan Race

My muddy hands started slipping off the rope as I dangled 19 feet above an icy cold pit of water. My lungs were burning, my body was spent, my skin …

Spartan Race Makes Push For Olympics

Spartan Race founder Joe Desena is on a mission: He wants to make obstacle course racing an Olympic sport.<p>Since launching Spartan Race in 2010, Desena his built it into the world’s biggest obstacle course racing circuit. Spartan Race will rake in close to $60 million in revenue this year, mostly …

10 things no one tells you before you do an obstacle course race

With the popularity of mud-happy obstacle courses knowing no bounds, Rob Foulkes offers 10 insider's tips for the beginner on how to negotiate the day<p>Obstacle course races like Tough Mudder and Total Warrior are increasingly popular, with over a quarter of a million people likely to get muddy in …

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Get Ready For Race Day With This Celebrity Trainer's Workout

If you've ever considered challenging yourself at a Reebok Spartan Race, the killer obstacle-course race series, you're in great company! The inspiring trainers of ABC's Extreme Weight Loss, Chris and Heidi Powell, recently participated in a Spartan Race together at Citi Field in NYC and had a …

Obstacle Races Explained

Obstacle Course Racing better known as OCR consists of a few different types of events; obstacle races, mud runs, hybrid races, themed runs, …

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Master Any Obstacle Race Challenge

Build your strength in the gym and during runs to crush your next OCR.<p>In an obstacle course race, grip and shoulder strength, pull, and endurance will get you to the finish line. Yancy Culp, 42, a certified Spartan SGX coach based in Austin, Texas, suggests rotating through these rugged moves at …

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4 Workouts That Get You Ready for an Obstacle Course Race

Add these runs to your regimen so you can dominate at any OCR<p>“The type of running required for an obstacle course race (OCR) is different than in road races,” says Mike Patota, 31, a certified Spartan SGX coach and ISSA certified trainer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “If you don’t want to fizzle …

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Weights more effective than cardio at fending off stomach fat

Gym junkies, this is the research you’ve been waiting for: Weight training whittles down stomach fat (and <i>keeps</i> it off) better than aerobic exercise. …

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