Episode 33 – Critical Hit

Laurie and Daniel recap the Zombie Run and we have interviews with Checkpoint Challenge and Merrell Down & Dirty. We also have tips on fueling during a race.



Tough Mudder Legions – New headbands
No more Spartan Gladiators
2014 Spartan World Championship in Killington, VT again (9/20/14)

Race Recaps

The Zombie Run Extreme
The Zombie Run Black Ops

Upcoming Races

Warrior Dash 4/5 – http://www.warriordash.com
Checkpoint Challenge 4/12 – http://ccadventure.com
Merrell Down & Dirty 4/13 – http://www.downanddirtyobstaclerace.com

Training Tip of the Week

Fueling During a Race – Don’t test these on race day. Use during training to see how your body reacts.
Water – may need to carry your own water during longer runs.

Handheld water bottles
Hydration Packs (Camelbak)

Energy Bars – Read labels! Some are just as good for you as a candy bar! Can have a lot of sugar (10-25g); Calories (150-250 cal.)

  • Clif Bar
  • Power Bar
  • Luna
  • Kind
  • Balance Bar
  • Kashi
  • Snickers

Energy Gels – Take with water. Can mix with your water to get a consistent dose.

Calories (100g); Sugar (8g); Carbs (15g); Potassium (62g); Some have caffeine.

  • GU Engergy Gel
  • Power Bar Gel
  • Honey Stinger
  • Clif Shot
  • Hammer Gel

Other Energy Products

  • Clif Shot Blocks
  • Honey Stinger Chews
  • Energy Gummies
  • GU Chomps
  • Sharkies
  • Snap Infusion MEL Caramel SuperCandy

Real Food

  • Oranges/ bananas
  • Dates/Figs
  • Fig Newtons
  • Peanut Butter
  • Almonds, Sunflower Seeds
  • Raisins/ Craisins

Video of the Week

Zombie Black Ops Video


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