Spartan Blog

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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Spartan Foundation Announces Partnership with Leading Youth Charities

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A Closer Look at National Fitness and Sports Month: What does it Really Tell Us?

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NBC Spartan Championship Preview

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#WeAreSpartan: Ashley Burgess Builds Mini-Spartan Race for Nicaraguan Schoolchildren

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One does not simply “get off the couch.”

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Spartan Race, a Menace to the Modern Normal

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Jeff “The Blue Collar Athlete” Kraebel Trains Like an Absolute Beast

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What to bring / not to bring to the Spartan Winter Agoge

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#BlackHistoryMonth: Muhammad Ali

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The Spartan Agoge: In the Company of Giants

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#BlackHistoryMonth: Michelle Obama is a Force for Fitness

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#WeAreSpartan: Making Time for Fitness Raising Young Kids

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A Snapshot of Spartan Arabia: Interview with Build Crew Member Brian Walker

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What is a 12-Hour Hurricane Heat?

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#WeAreSpartan: Erin Grubbs and Family Find Fitness and Fun in Spartan Race

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What is GovX?

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Top 5 Most Anticipated Races of 2017

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Memories from Groundbreaking Agoge 003, Agoge China (Courtesy of Team Warrior State of Mind)

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#WeAreSpartan: Emily Santry Conquered Low Self-Esteem, Embraced Imperfection

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What Is a Hurricane Heat?

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#WeAreSpartan: Son Races with Father to Celebrate 25 Years Without Cancer

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#WeAreSpartan: Todd Steben Goes from Bum to Bad-Ass

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Danielle Rieck and the First Perfect Spartan DELTA

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#WeAreSpartan: Julie Abbott Used to Be A Quitter

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#WeAreSpartan: Eric Douglas Races to Raise Awareness of Suicide

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Spartan Community Raises Over $13,000 for Breast Cancer Research in 2016

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Spartan SGX Coach “Panda” Joe Crupi Leads His Fitness Class By Example

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#WeAreSpartan: Emma Limburg Races to Empower Women

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What Spartans Can Learn from the Art of Japanese Swordfighting

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How Ryan Kent and Rose Wetzel Keep Up Their Training During Travel (Brought to You By Marriott Rewards®)

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Inside the Head of a Spartan Krypteia (It’s Not as Sadistic as You Thought)

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#WeAreSpartan: Debo Arrieta Races For Freedom

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Patrolling the Rio Grande (Brought to You by US Customs and Border Protection)

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#WeAreSpartan: I Turned My Breast Cancer Diagnosis into a Business

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13 Costume Ideas for the 2016 Dallas Beast (#8 is Beyond Frightening)

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Gold Star Widow of Green Beret Army Master Sgt Finds Resilience

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Scientists Discover Link Between Group Exercise and Wellbeing

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The “Secret” of the Weekend Warrior: Or, the Part of Mischel’s Marshmallow Study that Nobody Read

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Scientists Discover Secret to Hacking Holiday Weight Gain

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Christina Xiao Whitt: How I Used Adventure to Thrive after Brain Surgery

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Spartan-to-Be Loses 100+ Pounds, Heads to First Fenway Sprint

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Fit After 50 (Or, How to Meet Your Spartan Soulmate on Tinder)

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Hobie Call Comes Out of Retirement to Crush 2016 Spartan World Championship

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4 Facts about Zuzana Kocumova that will Astound You

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Racers Reflect: The Most Powerful Moments from the 2016 Spartan World Championship

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#WeAreSpartan: “I Needed Another Way to Run.”

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Join the Chris Kyle Memorial Run at the Dallas Spartan Beast

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Kyle Dake: 3 Insights about Pain that Wrestlers Bring to a Spartan Race

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What Will It Really Take for Spartan Race to Become an Olympic Sport?

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10 Things You Missed at the 2016 Spartan World Championship

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#WhyIRace: How Racing for Lakia’s Breast Cancer Changed Jesse’s Life

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Can a Bodybuilder Do a Spartan Race? 5 Athletes Who Bridge the Gap

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Elites, Watch Out for this Next-Gen Spartan Beast

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9 Inspiring Quotes from a Spartan Mom

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FEAR Platoon: Spartan Healing from the Inside Out

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#WeAreSpartan: Rogue 18-Wheeler Proves No Match for Spartan Mary Susan’s Grit

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Spartan Soul: Melissa Escapes Abuse, Finds Confidence

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Winner of Spartan World Championship Sweepstakes “Ready to Kill It” at Tahoe

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Meet the 15-Year-Old Girl Who Crushed Spartan’s Most Legendary Race

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Utah Spartan Nearly Dies from Swine Flu, 5 Months Later Does the Unthinkable

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Think Your Coffee Tastes Good? Try Doing *THIS* 24 Hours Before Your Cup

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What Are the *REAL* Reasons Why People Do Spartan Races?

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5 Spartans Who Race for a Reason (#4 Will Astound You)

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One Spartan’s Self-Healing Vertebrae Baffled Top Spine Doctors

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Overweight Mom of 3 Loses 95 Pounds, Chases First TRIFECTA

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#WhyIRace — Ohio Spartans Share

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#WeAreSpartan: 400-pound ‘Hermit’ turns Spartan Hero through Incredible Weight Loss

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You’ve Heard of the DELTA, but What This Spartan Is Doing Will Blow You Away

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BREAKING: Mother, Son to Race Elite at Spartan World Championship

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How CBP Helped to Capture Two Escaped Murderers in 22 Consecutive Days of Searching

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#WhyIRace — Domi Zaffino, Spartan Cancer Survivor and Anti-Bullying Activist

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Breckenridge Beast Results: On To Tahoe

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A Young Spartan Woman’s 12-Step Survival Guide to Abuse, Depression and Dealing with PTSD

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What Ray Learned After a Life of Alcohol and Addiction

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Memories of Tahoe — Spartans Remember the 2015 World Championship

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Should Spartans be Stoics? (They might be already.)

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Patrick Lonsdale, Amputee, heads to first Ultra Beast

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Dr. J: Are you putting yourself at risk for a stress fracture? Avoid these rookie mistakes

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Spartans — What would you do with an extra $67.5 billion?

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Killian Seeks Triple First-Place Trifecta in Austria

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The Southeast Showdown at Black Mountain

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Ankles — A Spartan Owner’s Manual

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An Evolving Sport: Thoughts from Joe De Sena

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10 Ways You Can Reduce Your Stress Right Now

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#WeAreSpartan: “I lost 100 pounds training for Spartan Race”

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What’s the hardest part of the Spartan Delta? Finishers respond

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11 Blogs for First-Time Spartans

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#SpartanLoveStory — Mack and Jackie meet on the course

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Agoge China — Limited Spots Remain for Epic Great Wall Event

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Why run in the Open Category at a Spartan Race?

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Jenna Wolfe: What I Learned at Palmerton, PA

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Stand Like a Spartan: Tips for Good Posture

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#DearJoe 0002: Letters to the Spartan Founder from Racers

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#WhyIRace: Spartans and Spartans-to-be Share Stories at Palmerton Super

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The Spartan Up! Podcast Celebrates 100 Episodes

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#WeAreSpartan: the Evolution of Joe Dittrich

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#DearJoe 0001: Letters to the Spartan Founder from Racers

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Blue Mountain Challenge: Killian and Faye Hold Massive Point Lead

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Jenna Wolfe: How I’m Training for my First Spartan Race

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Exclusive Reebok Spartan Race in Cuba: Open Pre-Registration

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