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Bodyweight Training and OCR - Effectiveness and Injury Prevention

Posted by VPX Sports on Mar 30, 2014 9:56:00 AM

My involvement in Obstacle Racing began in 2011 and has evolved in just about every way - the races I run, the fuel I use, my preferred gear, and my training strategy. Related to the training, despite the occasional Atlas Carry or log drag, the vast majority of obstacles remain about getting yourself up, over, through, or in some manner around a challenge. There is a strong focus on functional movements, flexibility, and adaptability. I have yet to see a bench press on the side of a mountain.

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Topics: fitness training, training tips, fitness tips, OCR, obstacle course racing, training injury, injury tips

Injured vs. Hurt

Posted by Team Xtreme on Sep 30, 2013 8:42:00 AM

Learning the difference.

*Disclaimer - I am not a medical professional nor claim to be. Everything in this article is from my own experience and does not constitute medical advice.

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Topics: fitness training, recovery, team xtreme, training injury, injury tips

Rehab a Lateral Ankle Sprain

Posted by Team Xtreme on Sep 16, 2013 9:01:00 AM

Almost all of us at one time in our life have had an ankle sprain.  In fact, according to American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 25,000 people sprain their ankle each day!  Although most ankle sprains are commonly self-diagnosed, if not treated properly, they can lead to repetitive ankle sprains causing further damage and chronic ankle instability.

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Topics: vpx, recovery, team xtreme, training injury, injury tips

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