How To Prepare For An Obstacle Course Race: Gear & Nutrition

Its that time of the year again- Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) championship season. The time where the best OCR athletes from all corners of the globe assemble and compete against each other, all vying to be crowned the best athlete male or female Obstacle Racer. This year's Spartan Race World Championships will be going down this … Continue reading How To Prepare For An Obstacle Course Race: Gear & Nutrition

2016 Wk 32

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” Life’s Little Instruction Book Mon 8th Aug 2016 35km of walking + jogging paced WC during his 320km Can feel … Continue reading 2016 Wk 32

Training log: Week 25 & 26

"Fitness isn't a punishment; its a blessing. Nutrition isn't restrictive; its healing. Health isn't a one-size-fits-all-thing and may not look the same for everyone, but its something worth fighting for."  Monday 14 dec  HRV: 72(-8) Sleep: 0030 - 0600 (5.5hrs) Quality: 10/10 - slept with earplugs and eye masks. Woke up naturally without alarm and … Continue reading Training log: Week 25 & 26

Training log: Week 23 & 24

“Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”  Vince Lombardi  Monday Readiness to train HRV: 86 (+1) Sleep: 6hrs (2100-0300) + aftnoon naps (1+hrs) Quality: 10/10 - did not wake up at all, no problem waking up too. Looks like my body is adjusting to waking at up 3am! Strength … Continue reading Training log: Week 23 & 24

Training Log Week 20

"What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn't think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know." Arnold Schwarzenegger This week is … Continue reading Training Log Week 20

Quote(s) of the Day: Obstacles

“What would become of a sea captain who whenever he saw a fog settling down on the waters, or a storm coming up, would turn his ship around and sail back to the port he had left? You know he would lose his job and be branded as an incompetent and a coward. Every sea … Continue reading Quote(s) of the Day: Obstacles

Training log: Week 12-19

It has been a long while since I posted any of these so this is a continuation from the past training log posts. Glad I continued to keep notes on these on my phone. Week 12 Kettlebell Thursday 9am - Swim 400-600m freestyle 10 Burpees 10 reclined rows 10 jumping lunges 10 jumping side-lunges Repeat … Continue reading Training log: Week 12-19

Mental Toughness: 4 words to survive anything

When you find yourself in a tough situation, say doing an intense workout and all you can think of is giving up, what do you tell yourself? Do you start cussing and swearing at everything in sight or do you think about rainbows, unicorns and start singing Frozen songs, "Let it go...let it go~" Today … Continue reading Mental Toughness: 4 words to survive anything

Race Report: Spartan World Championships 2015

Date: Oct 3, 2015 Distance: 14+ Miles / ~23 km Obstacles: 30+ Terrain: Sierra Nevada Mountains Avg. temperature: High 87°F (30°C), Low 56°F (13°C) Elevation: 6,200. A vertical gain of 2,850 ft. makes the total elevation 9,050 feet Results Time - 04:48:47 Male - 235th of 252 Overall - 340th of 420 Summary Although it's only my 3rd Spartan Race, … Continue reading Race Report: Spartan World Championships 2015

Kung-Fu Wednesday!

"Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle 7am - Morning Trail Run Time: 1hr Distance: … Continue reading Kung-Fu Wednesday!