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Hill Running Tips – Learn to love the burn

Dr. StrangeHills: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Incline. Loath them or hate them, Hills are a staple part of most obstacle...

Beginner’s Guide: Training for an Obstacle Race

Training for your first obstacle race doesn't need to be as hard or repetitive as training for long distance road races, but you still...

Top 8 Tips For Using A GoPro Or Headcam At Obstacle...

Over the last few years GoPros and other head cams have become commonplace in action sports. Skiers, mountain bikers, surfers and skydivers around the...

Beginner’s Guide to Obstacle Racing – An Introduction To OCR

Hi there and welcome to what is one of the UK’s newest and fastest growing sports. Commercial obstacle racing (ie outside of a military...

How To Climb A Vertical Wall At Obstacle Races

Although vertical wooden walls are a common obstacle, they can be one of the most challenging until you learn how to tackle them with...

Training for Monkey Bars – own your Tough Mudder nemesis!

Monkey bars have got to be one of the hardest obstacle course race challenges, particularly Tough Mudder's beastly sloped structure. Sure you can always...

Run, Jump, Climb and Crawl – Book Review

We've recently found out about a new book on the market called "Run, Jump, Climb and Crawl" by Jacob Salt-Berrymen. It's been put together to...

The Fat Knackers Guide To Obstacle Racing – Top 10 Tips

If you pay too much attention to event marketing, you could be forgiven for thinking that obstacle racers are all either sleek and slender...

Great tip for climbing walls at obstacle course races

Wall climbs can be one of the biggest challenges at obstacle course races. Of course it's great to help each other get over them,...

How to train for obstacle courses and mud runs

I'm often asked how to get fit for obstacle courses and mud runs. I think it's mostly down to personal choice. I'm sure that...