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Day 11: Obstacle Racing Advent Calendar

Day 11: As mentioned previously on Day 6, obstacle course racing is an endurance sport. Unlike Ninja Warrior or similar short-form obstacle courses, OCR courses typically take an hour or more to complete. And you’re typically wet and dirty while doing it. For today’s advent

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Day 10: Obstacle Racing Advent Calendar

Day 10: Today, work on your balance technique. Obstacle racing isn’t just on flat, paved roads it involves technical injury-prone terrain and sometimes balance-based obstacles. Practicing your balance can improve your joint stability, body awareness, proprioception, and efficiency of movement – to bulletproof your ankles

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Day 9: Obstacle Racing Advent Calendar

Day 9: While obstacle racing is a running based sport it also throws roadblocks in your path. You’ll be more comfortable while running an obstacle race if you know you’re capable of switching between running, varying movements, and back to running again seamlessly. Today’s challenge

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Day 8: Obstacle Racing Advent Calendar

Day 8: Recovery challenge: meditate. Try a few minutes, if you’ve never done it before. Meditation can help you to make decisions, manage stress, feel more at peace, less anxious, less tired, and more focused. Check out how Spartan Racers meditate. Obstacle Racers NZ Advent Calendar! Each day

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Day 7: Obstacle Racing Advent Calendar

Day 7: A quick intense sprinting session is your advent challenge for today! x8 100m sprints. Go full throttle for 100m as if you were running for your life from a saber-tooth tiger, take enough time to rest inbetween sprints to let your heart rate

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Day 6: Obstacle Racing Advent Calendar

Day 6: Obstacle course racing is an endurance sport. Unlike Ninja Warrior or similar short-form obstacle courses, OCR courses typically take an hour or more to complete. And you’re typically wet and dirty while doing it.  For today’s advent challenge, get up and grind. Go

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Day 5: Obstacle Racing Advent Calendar

Day 5: To be an obstacle racer you won’t just run and burn away muscle, you need strength to overcome obstacles too. Monkey bars, traverses, walls – these are too often a challenge for people on the course. Build your grip strength to be able

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Day 4: Obstacle Racing Advent Calendar

Day 4: Recovery challenge: go for a bush walk. Being in nature has been found to lower levels of depression, anxiety, and stress.  Take time out today to look after yourself, by getting active in the great outdoors. Becoming familiar with being on trails, in