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Jason Rulo is off to the 2015 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships. He shared his insights about training for these events.
Planning to run an obstacle course race? We've got training plans and advice from people who have been there.
Learning how to scale the physicality behind the practice of parkour will only help you in the long run.
Function relates to one thing only - movement. If you can’t move, you’re dysfunctional.
People make three big mistakes when it comes to OCR training. Here's how to make sure you don't fall into the same traps.
Want to try an obstacle race or mud run, but have no idea where to start? Margaret Schlacter's new book is a must-have for you.
Parkour athletes routinely scale overhead walls with speed and ease. The technique for getting on top of an overhead wall is known as a wall run, and can be learned through a few basic steps.
In the parkour community, broad jumps in which you land upright with minimal impact are known as “precision jumps.”
Using a Spartan Race as an example, let’s look to see what can be changed from my last race to ensure better performance next time around.
It is a fundamental skill for getting yourself on top of an overhead structure. And aside from being a challenging and fun skill to master, the climb-up could just save your life someday.
The adventure and obstacle-racing phenomenon is without question one of the shining and rising stars in fitness in recent years. What's behind this popularity?
So you hit the sign-up button for an obstacle course race, but don’t know where to start? Here's how to use the free four-week plan I'm sharing to get you ready for your race.
Have you ever watched a nature show and seen the look in a shark’s eyes just before it eats the baby seal? That is the same as April Luu looks when she is on the start line of an obstacle course.
Aside from getting around and over stuff, parkour is useful for getting across stuff with efficiency. Here are two types of arm traverse you can practice to move laterally across obstacles.
As the new season of American Ninja Warrior begins on NBC, here is a highlight video from Brent Steffensen, taking on the 4-stage Sasuke obstacle course as one of the finalists.
Last year I competed in the Northwest Regional for ANW, until I dislocated my shoulder on the course. Here's how I suggest you should prepare if you want to test yourself as a ninja warrior.
Whether you just want to be faster in your next obstacle race or are more serious about practicing parkour, there are a few basic vaults that must be in your skill set.
"Complex training" refers to training two tasks that force the body to build strength, while building neural links between them. Here's how to do it in preparation for a race or combat situation.