I am going to begin by saying this race was extremely enjoyable for my whole middle school OCR team! For many of them, it was their first time ever doing an obstacle course race, and thus it was that much more meaningful; especially after several early morning weeks of intense cardio training and weightlifting to prepare them all for this RUGGED MANIAC! The Murieta Equestrian … Continue reading Race: Rugged Maniac Sacramento!
After taking forever to get through the registration pickup line, I was finally able to start what turned out to be a pretty enjoyable run, but the whole getting in ordeal did put a damper on the whole experience. However, after the initial chaos that took over an hour, things began to pick up. The Sonoma Raceway was a perfect venue for this type of … Continue reading Race: NorCal Tough Mudder!
Get ready for it! As of recently, I have not been posting as frequently as I did before summer, but I will be going back to weekly or biweekly postings! This weekend I ran another challenging Spartan race, but I never thought it would be this challenging! In an attempt to complete my Spartan Trifecta, a completion of three races in multiple distances – a … Continue reading Race: Spartan Beast at The Tahoe World Championships!
Another excellent race down! The AT&T Park 5K Giant Race was a great training run, as I get ready for my Spartan Beast at the end of the month! Not only did I get a decent time on this race, but I ran it with one of my OCR racers, which made it that much more exciting. Together we pushed through and completed the run … Continue reading Race: AT&T 5K Giant Race SF!
Now that the school year has started and is well on its way, it is time to start training our future, today’s young athletes! This last week, the newly created Obstacle Course Racing Club had 2 successful workouts, one superhero workout (The Flash Workout), and one weight training circuit with multiple options. For most of the students in the group (middle school aged), this was … Continue reading Building an OCR Program for Our Future Athletes!
Welcome back everyone! Where should I start…this week the OCR Club finally started at my middle school site and so far, we have had a great turn-out! Starting this coming week, we will begin training with themed workouts, weight room training sessions, and team runs!!! However, that’s not all that’s happened lately! Today is officially the last day for my Master’s program in Educational Leadership … Continue reading Run for the Elephants Virtual Race Training!
How many of us are finding ourselves tired from our everyday lives that we either do not train to our max potential or find ourselves skipping workouts..? Well nowadays with the world going so fast, it becomes quite a challenge for individuals to keep up with healthier lifestyles, such as eating healthier and working out. In order to keep up with my lifestyle lately, I … Continue reading Finding Clever Ways to Train in Our Everyday Busy Lives!