In this episode I chat with Monica Daniel and Natalie Baker, two members of my initial Fitness In Post test group, and more importantly, two members of my Fitness In Post Spartan Race team. We discuss our reasons for participating in obstacle course racing, how anyone can train for these types of events, the mental and physical benefits of training, and other tips and tricks to becoming weekend warriors.
Topics of Conversation:
Why we sign up and participate in Spartan Races
Resources to learn more about training for an obstacle course race
How “weekend warriors” like editors can train for a Spartan Race
The idea of “obstacle immunity”
The different types of obstacles to expect at a Spartan Race
How non-athletes can train for races
Nutritional recommendations before, during, and after races
Practical outdoor training techniques
Tips on what to wear
Why working with Zack is like a Spartan Race
Spartan Up! by Joe De Sena (founder of the Spartan Race)
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