The updated version of our best selling book! Content altered with the experience of 50+ more podiums from the author as well as new interviews in the back of the book. This book is a massive 8.5x11 in book filled with all the content you need to be a top level OCR athlete.
Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite Obstacle Course Racing is the most comprehensive resource for the competitive Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athlete. The book covers race preparation, training, offseason training, rest, recovery, nutrition, supplementation, techniques for maintaining motivation, obstacle specific training suggestions, obstacle specific tips and yearly scheduling.
Included are twelve training plans that provide easy, medium, and hard difficulty schedules for everything from a 5K Spartan Sprint to the ultra-distance World's Toughest Mudder or Spartan Ultra-Beast. Training plans are broken down by distance including 5k (popular distance close to Spartan Sprint/Conquer The Gauntlet), 15 km (the length of OCR World Championships), 13.1 mile (the length of Spartan World Championships) and 26.2+ mile/Ultra distance multi-lap races.
The book concludes with interviews with some of the current best OCR athletes in the world including 3x Spartan World Champion Hobie Call, 6x American Ninja Warrior Finalist Michelle Warnky, OCR power couple with the most Savage Race Axes "Air Force" Ken and Rachel Corigliano, 100m OCR World Champion South African Thomas van Tonder, 50+ podium finisher Jay "Captain Puerto Rico" Flores, 100+ podium finisher Ashley Samples, HYROX Team American record holder Morgan Schulz and arguably the best female OCR athlete ever, multi-time world champion Lindsay Webster.
Whether you are a high-level competitive racer looking to move higher up on the podium or an open wave competitor looking to conquer races with greater ease, this book has something for you.