Category: Obstacle Racing

Performance-Endurance Hydration and Feeding Strategies

Dr. Allen Lim

We’ve invited Dr. Allen Lim and Jason Donald to share insights on how, what and when to hydrate, the importance of electrolyte and energy replacement and feeding strategies while training and racing.  Jason was an elite professional cyclist who spent a few years as a member of the Garmin professional cycling team and Dr Lim…

Interview with Toughest Mudder World Champion Ryan Atkins

Ryan Atkins

Canadian Ryan Atkins is scorching the Battle Frog racing series, coming off of his second Toughest Mudder World Championship win where he covered over 95 miles in 24 hours! He is now setting his sights on the Spartan World Championships at Lake Tahoe this fall. Richard Diaz catches up with him to discuss training, running…

Interview with Bart Yasso, Runner’s World “Chief Running Officer”

Bart Yasso

Bart Yasso is considered “The Mayor of Running”. He is recognized around the world, having competed in running events on all seven continents from the Antarctica marathon to the Mt. Kilimanjaro marathon. A delightful ambassador to the sport of running and Runner’s World “Chief Running Officer”, Infamous for the; not so scientific but highly regarded “Yasso…

Junyong Pak smashes Guinness Record-Running Fastest Marathon while carrying 40lb

Junyong pak Elite Obstacle Race Athlete

Junyong Pak, 2 time Toughest Mudder World Champ smashes Guinness Book World Record by  running the fastest marathon (3:12:47) carrying a 40lb. weight.  Pak says: “it’s an addictive rush when you’re so good at tolerating pain—and you come out the other side”.  Few would argue that when Junyong toes the start line at any obstacle…