My fitness journey begins

and away we go….

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City of Brotherly Spartans

Today was the Citizens Bank Spartan Stadium Sprint. This is the 3rd Stadium Sprint I’ve completed this year. Stadium Sprints are fun because they’re usually the shortest Spartan Race, and most of the obstacles are actually workouts like box jumps

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Killington: The Return

Every Spartan racer knows that Killington Vermont is the birthplace of the Spartan Beast. It’s considered the toughest Spartan Beast in the United States. The race itself is located on the local skiing resort, and is surrounded by lots of

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2 Fast 2 Spartan

This weekend was the Spartan Sprint in Mechanicsville Maryland. This course was laid out next to the Speedway and speed was definitely the theme of the weekend. Very flat course, only a couple hundred feet of elevation. Nice flat central

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Go West, young man!

This weekend was a race I had been looking forward to all season. The Military Sprint in West Point New York. This is the first Military Sprint I have ever done, so I wasn’t sure what the differences were from

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Self-reflection

Normally I write posts about different races I’ve run. But this week I thought I’d try something different. This week was my birthday, and any time that comes around, I think about the last year and where I am with

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When it rains, it pours

If you’ve been following my activities, you know that originally my plan for this year was a 3X Trifecta. However, when one of my friends invited me to come do a double Spartan Super weekend in Massachusetts, I couldn’t turn

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Make Washington great again

After a series of really tough Blue Mountain races, I was looking forward to getting a small “break” by doing the stadium race at Washington Nationals park. My last stadium race had been a wet and slippery mess since it

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#SpartanRace #Spartan #SpartanInTraining #Reebok #OCR #ObstacleCourseRacing #FitFour #BROCR #IRunFor #Workout #Run #FitFam #Finisher #Motivation  #WeAreSpartan #Exercise #DaMENACE #Medal #EarnYourGlory #Boots2Asses #Fitspo #TeamBuffBoxx #TeamBelieve923 #TeamMeAgainstMe #XTerrainAthlete #LehighValleySpartans #TeamClinchGear #PhillySpartansOCR #PSruntoberfest #FlexFriday!!! Put em up Spartans!!! #ItsSexyToGetFlexy .
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#SpartanRace #Spartan #SpartanInTraining #Reebok #OCR #ObstacleCourseRacing #FitFour #BROCR #IRunFor #Workout #Run #FitFam #Finisher #Motivation  #WeAreSpartan #Exercise #DaMENACE #Medal #EarnYourGlory #Boots2Asses #Fitspo #TeamBuffBoxx #TeamBelieve923 #TeamMeAgainstMe #XTerrainAthlete #LehighValleySpartans Food for thought from Jason Seib: β€œIn my entire career, I have never met anyone who had achieved health and vitality greatness, who also hated eating healthy food, exercising, prioritizing sleep, and managing stress.

What are you doing right now to change the things that you know you NEED to do into things that you ENJOY doing?  If this goal isn't near the top of your list, you aren't working on behavior, you're just following "rules", and you are probably stuck in a start-stop pattern.” You can't HATE the process and still succeed!! πŸ€‘πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½
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