Hard Charge: Tucson 2014
Mar 30, 2014, 11:06 PM
Not long after touching down in Arizona after my 2-week business trip back and forth around the frozen north, I found myself in the makeup chair getting turned into a “Day of the Dead” inspired masterpiece. This design ranks up there with one of our longest sitting times of 6 hours, but as you’ll see, the detail in this one is well beyond our other body art designs..
Spartan Sprint: Georgia 2014
Mar 12, 2014, 10:58 PM
At the last minute, we almost pulled the plug on this race. Tickets were booked and plans were made, but I had been sick the whole week leading up to it and I didn’t feel at all ready to leave it all out on the field. Aeni has been sick for about a full month with sinus infections and probably some sort of cold/flu virus(es). For whatever reason, we kept our plans and soon found ourselves in cold, rainy Georgia...
Spartan Sprint: Arizona 2014
Feb 12, 2014, 10:53 PM
Welcome back to Arizona, Spartan Race. Come back any time! This was my 3rd anniversary of running the Spartan Race here in my home town and I think it was the best yet. The venue was very near to the previous year’s site, but better in so many ways...
Spartan Super/Sprint: SoCal 2014
Jan 29, 2014, 10:43 PM
At last year’s Spartan Super I was determined to kick off 2013 with a more competitive spirit but instead had my ass handed to me by the steep rolling hills of Vail Lake Resort. I was also planning to compete both days last year, but when I woke Sunday morning for round two, my body insisted that it would NOT be doing the course again that day...
2014: The Year of Speed
Jan 1, 2014, 2:57 PM
How many of you achieve your New Year’s Resolutions? I would guess that the majority of people do not. This might come from setting unrealistic goals or perhaps some that are too vague and cannot be easily quantified like “Be a fitter person in 2014”. Really? What does that truly mean for you? How will you know when you’ve arrived? I think a better way to set your New Year’s Resolution is to create a very specific goal that can be easily measured and easily interpreted as “reached”, when and if you do reach it. This is the way I have been setting goals for myself over the past couple of years. Whatever they may be, I make sure that they are challenging, but realistic. Goals that are unrealistic might seem impossible and therefore out of reach or de-motivating. The feeling of accomplishment that comes from meeting and even surpassing your goals is much more rewarding than defeat. It will give you that drive to set your sights on the next mountain top.