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Wreck Bag Video Training Review

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I was first introduced to the Wreck Bag at a Civilian Military Combine race a few years ago. It was one of my favorite races and I loved the sand bag so much I bought 4 of them that same day after the race. This turned out to be a great investment as I still have them. they are well…

GORUCK GR2 Bag Review – Is It EPIC?

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The GORUCK GR2 Tactical Backpack Verdict: Buy – Totally EPIC! (Affiliate Link) Why?: Superior construction, well thought out design, built tough, great warranty, versatile, holds an 18″ laptop, comfortable, might be the last backpack you ever get, totally tactical looking Why Not?: Water resistant, not water proof, might be the last backpack you ever get I have owned the GR2…

Best Shoes For A Spartan Race

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Best Shoes For A Spartan Race What are the best shoes for a Spartan Race? Mud, Rocks, Hills, ropes, walls and running. The right shoe for a Spartan Race needs to handle all these things, take a beating and come back for more!  oh and look damn cool doing it too, because we all want that EPIC picture at the end to…

Podcast Episode: 004 Jeff Butterworth – GORUCK Weirdos, Welcome to the Party, Prepare to be Smoked and Given Coupons for Good Living

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Epic Race Gear Podcast: 004 Podcast Episode: 004 Jeff Butterworth – GORUCK Weirdos, Welcome to the Party, Prepare to be Smoked and Given Coupons for Good Living In this episode we talk to Jeff Butterworth owner of RX Strength Training in Somerville, MA and his experiences participating in the GORUCK challenges and how he trains his athletes for those events. We…

Podcast Episode: 003 Rob Barger, Spartan Krypteia and the Hurricane Heat

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Epic Race Gear Podcast: 003 Our 3rd podcast covers the Spartan Endurance event called the Hurricane Heat. We talk to Rob Barger who is one of the leaders or Krypteia who are in charge of leading and managing these group endurance events. We cover the history of the event, what happens at a 4 or 12 hr event, and how…

Podcast Episode: 002 Josh Fiore, From OCR, to Death Race, To Ultra Athlete

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Podcast Episode: 002 Josh Fiore, From OCR, to Death Race, To Ultra Athlete In the 2nd podcast we talk to Josh Fiore. Veteran, Fire Fighter and OCR athlete. He recently placed 5th at the NJ Ultra Beast 2016 but started like many of us. He has done a few Death races and now has started racing Ultras. We talk about…