How to Overcome 13 Common Obstacles on Race Day? – Obstacle Course Training

January 24, 2017 Logen Lanka

You dream about joining your first obstacle race but you doubt your ability. Sure, you probably have decent fitness. Yet, you aren't sure how to overcome the crazy obstacles. So, how do you even approach obstacle course training for your first race? Don't worry. In this article, you'll find out what are the thirteen obstacles found in a typical race (and…

Will Posing like a Superhero Boost Your Confidence? – 2 Minute Hack

January 17, 2017 Valerie L. Taylor

Have you ever felt anxious and powerless at an important interview? Strike a power pose before you walk in! This is Amy Cuddy's advice to get yourself into the right mental state for high-stakes events, which include job interviews, negotiations, dates and networking. Yet, several scholars are skeptical about power-posing's effectiveness. So, does the science behind power-poses really work?…

11 Reasons Why You Should Compete in Obstacle Course Races

January 5, 2017 Logen Lanka

Obstacle course races (aka obstacle runs and mud runs) are environments of controlled chaos, meant to reveal your character and grit. It involve getting through multiple obstacles, running and having a "can-do" attitude. Unlike regular runs, you will use upper body and core strength and some basic obstacle traversing skills. So, really, isn't this the best test…