Strength & Speed

"If you want something you never had, you have to be willing to do something you have never done."

External S&S Articles

Articles from Strength & Speed Athlete Josh Rundquist

Spartan Life

Obstacle Academy

Obstacle Academy Athlete Community at OCRWC in Blue Mountain, Canada: Article covering Obstacle Academy's performance and experience at the 2016 OCR World Championship

Articles from Owner/Founder Evan Perperis

Articles Available Online

Mud Run Guide

The largest Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) media website provides a mix of Op-Eds, product reviews, race reviews and training tips.

View all articles written by Evan for Mud Run Guide. 

Adventurey: OCR Championship Events

Weekly articles are now being published on the OCR World Championships page.

Read all about training, racing, travel and some hot topic opinions in the OCR World.

Complete Human Performance

The leader's in hybrid training Complete Human Nutrition (CHP) started publishing some of Evan's articles in early 2017 focused on the training side of OCR. 

Frequent OCR Training Mistakes

Three Pillars of OCR Training



Article written about training for Warrior Dash for LifeFuels.

Article: Endurance News Vol. 96 Article: Endurance News Vol. 96

Three page article published in Endurance News Volume 96 to accompany athlete feature on recent Obstacle Course Racing accomplishments.  

Article title: Obstacle Advantage

Sent out in print to customers and available digitally here


Articles Available Through Purchase Only

Article: MILO December 2017 Issue

December 2017 article in Ironmind's strength magazine MILO

Article title: Mental Training for All Athletes 

Article: MILO September 2017 Issue

September 2017 article in Ironmind's strength magazine MILO.

Article title: Obstacle Course Racing:  Training Grip Shortfalls

Article: MILO June 2017 Issue

June 2017 article of Ironmind's strength magazine MILO.

Article title: Sandbag Training for OCR

Article: MILO June 2016 Issue

June 2016 issue of strength training magazine MILO.  

Article title: Enhancing OCR Training

Article: METCON Magazine Issue #1

Contains an article about Amelia Boone, Spartan Race's Joe De Sena and my article, "Common OCR Training Mistakes".  

You can order a print copy here

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