Spartan World Championships 2015 in Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, CA. Elevation up to 9,000 feet, some serious winds at the highest points and not to mention a chill to knock people down. Literally.
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Being a badass isn't just about kicking ass in your sport, but it's about kicking ass in life. Can you adapt and overcome obstacles and comeback from it even stronger? Hell ya you can! And HELL YA I WILL!
2016, the year of endurance. Longer events, epic adventures, and making myself known in the endurance community were just a few of 2016's goals. Little did I know ... 2016 would be the year of recovery. Longer rest, still some epic adventures, and making myself know for a Badass comeback.
As a Spartan SGX coach I get to help others achieve something that can't be priced. The empowerment one gets from finishing a Spartan race is undeniable. You are tested not only physically, but mentally and emotionally. You get stronger, build confidence and have a sense of empowerment that can make one feel UNBREAKABLE.
Finally, a week during this program that I get to complete 100%! After three weekends of back to back races I felt the urge to take time off because I "Earned" some rest. When in reality I knew this was the time to buckle down, get my training on point and use the next five weeks wisely. My goals are no longer for aesthetics but for performance and I am ready to perform at my best. All though having some shredded abs and glutes would be awesome, I just don't obsess about it or use the scale to measure my progress. Speaking of weighing in, I haven't weighed myself in over two months (Slam the scale did me good!). I track my progress by my races. Not if I win or place, but how I FEEL