Spartan Blog

Welcome to the Spartan Blog.

The Spartan Blog is a combination of rich-media, exclusive content, and community editorial contributions that encompass all the ins and outs of the Spartan Way of Life. It’s a place for those who seek more in life, in health, and in happiness. The blog is where we delve deep into the topics you crave.

We have something for everyone: from the Spartan Pros to the individual stories of triumph across the globe, from health and fitness tips to advice on getting past your mental demons. So put down your spears, open your minds and find a deeper connection with all things Spartan—here on the Spartan Blog.

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The Truth about Taking Salt Pills During a Spartan Race

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Recent Articles

Spartans Master Their Emotions…But Not With Food

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Don’t be Clueless About Meatless — Read this before going Vegetarian

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Deceptive Health Food Marketing Preys on Your Ignorance

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All Legumes Are Not Created Equal: Learn Your Legumes

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Sleep Like a Pro! Advice from Spartan Race Director of Sport, Joe DI

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20 Health Benefits of Doing a Spartan Race

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Time-Restricted Feeding: Fitter Through Fasting

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Why You Need More Collard Greens, Burritos, and Bento Boxes

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How Going Vegan Affected My Body

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What’s the Healthiest Way to Eat Brussels Sprouts?

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Cauliflower: The underdog veggie that should be at the top of your shopping list

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10 Lies Everyone Believes About Dieting (Plus 5 Truths We All Need to Know)

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The Pros and Cons of Your 5 Favorite Dark Leafy Greens

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10 Chocolate Recipes You Need to Try This Holiday Season

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FitAID: A Spartan Fitness Aid

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10 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Hygiene

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4 Foods to Eat Every Day

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Spartan Thanksgiving Feast: 6 Recipes to Spartan Up Your Holiday

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5 Reasons to Skip the Halloween Candy

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10 Foods You Should Always Have In Your Kitchen for Good Nutrition

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Ask the Doctah’: Should I go Vegan?

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15 Tips that Will Help You to Feel Better and Live Better Every Day

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Fuel the Beast: Choosing the Right Carbs for the Right Race

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5 Spartan Smoothies for Optimum Nutrition

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Food on the #RoadToTahoe: How to Use Nutrition for Elevation Training

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Rethink Your Post-Race Refueling Window

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Spartan Nutrition: Why Searching for a “Magic Bullet” Might be Shooting Yourself in the Foot

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Is Your Eating Disordered? 3 Patterns to Avoid

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The Final Answer to the Question: What Should I Eat?

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First Time Spartan? Choose the Right Race Fuel

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12-Hour Hurricane Heat Nutrition—Demystified

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#MondayMinute: 5 Reasons to Take a Turmeric Shot

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Spartan Diet: 5 Reasons Spartans Eat Whole Foods

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How to Mince Garlic

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How Blood Sugar Can Change Your Body & Brain

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Antioxidants: What Vitamins C and E Can Do For Your Body

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10 Things You Didn’t Know Proper Hydration Could Do For You

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Endurance Eats: How To Fuel A Long Spartan Event

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The Coffee Controversy: How Java Affects Aging and Health

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DR. GEO: WHAT IS FASTING, AND DOES IT WORK?

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30 Days on the Paleo Diet

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Myths & Misconceptions on Creatine

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Flexitarian and Plant Diets Affecting Your Health

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Top 3 FOD Desserts for Summer

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Burpee Equivalents: Understanding Junk Food in terms of Burpees

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Food For Thought: Fueling for the Trip to Your Next Spartan Race

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Top 5 Summer Grilling Ideas

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Rethinking Workout Nutrition

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Whey Protein Affecting Your Race?

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Maximizing Testosterone

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Hydration, Sodium, Potassium: The Trifecta of Spartan Nutrition

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Do Detox Cleanses Actually Work?

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A High Fat Diet and Racing Success

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10 Tips for Eating Well Without Breaking the Bank

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Spartan Protein 101: How Much Should I Eat, and What Kind?

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Racing Nutrition 101

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Journaling to Healthier Eating

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5 Nuts to Go Nuts Over!

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Spartan Feast Mode: Food Survival

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Nutrition Starts at Home

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