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Gone and Back Again!

Gone and Back Again!

In a whirlwind month for us here in Fredericksburg!! My absolute favorite place on earth, Polar Fitness, was planning on expanding to a new, bigger facility. YES! But, things happen, as they do, and PF didn’t land the new building lease. After 5 years of business, the owners decided this was probably a good time […]

Keeping It Real

Keeping It Real

So in a previous post I wrote about the La Sierra High School PE program and how my family adopted the basic tenets of the program to foster a healthier, more active lifestyle. That’s true. We work out, as planned, three days a week starting with a 7:30am wake-up and breakfast, moving to household chores, […]

The Inaugural BattleFrog World Champions...

The Inaugural BattleFrog World Championships!

This year I wanted to compete in more BattleFrog Series OCR events, but didn’t get to participate in as many as I’d like to have done. Still, I managed to make it out to the much-vaunted Pittsburgh location, which has the usual BattleFrog (BFS) complement of obstacles and terrain, but includes the unique “Mine Swim” — […]

Family Fitness and the JFK Challenge

Many of my friends have reposted that cool video of the 1960s high school workout promo, wherein high school kids are put through a rigorous training system involving calisthenics performed in a military/academy style. There’s a cadence, DI (drill instructor), coaches & trainers, and so forth. Orders are barked out by everyone, at the command […]

Awesome OCR News!

I just received this press release and thought I’d share with you guys, here! What’s really cool about this, is that I’ve known Mikey for about a year – we met at the very first Bushido Challenge, where Mikey lent his mastery of music to the obstacles in order to create an atmosphere and environment […]

Bushido Challenge — New OCR Review!

To a real warrior, power perceived may be power achieved. This weekend, in the little town of Mineral, Virginia, I had the absolute pleasure to run both days in the inaugural Bushido Challenge obstacle course race (OCR). I say “pleasure” because it was an absolute breath of fresh air, and I truly hope that this OCR […]