Special Olympics Canada Featured Athlete: Monique Shah

As Special Olympics Canada is the official chairty partner of Mud Hero this year, we'd like to introuduce you to our incredible athletes. Meet Special Olympics Canada featured Athlete: Monique Shah!

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Yoga for the OCR Athlete
By Dr. Adam Wade Bkin, DC

Yoga: stretching slow going to make you fast on race day. As an OCR athlete, you may not have thought of it, but doing Yoga on a regular basis can actually help to make you faster!

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Why Mud Hero is more Canadian than the competition

The rumors are true, Canadians just do it better. Which is why Mud Hero has been named the Largest All-Canadian Obstacle Event Series since its inaugural year in 2012. Stacking up against the competition whose birth came from our neighbours to the south, here’s why Mud Hero is 100% Canadian, through and through!

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(Alternative) Spring Training 2017

Cabin-fever be gone! Spring has arrived and that means that it is time to get started on your Mud Hero training in earnest. This spring we’re forgoing the usual training ideas, in favour of a few less-than-conventional activities that’ll be sure to keep you on your toes.

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Deep Relief, keeping you active all summer long!
By Dr. Adam Wade Bkin, DC

In the world of sport there are numerous and sometimes it would seem an infinite number of creams, ointments, powders, tinctures and remedies out there.  It’s often hard to figure out what to take or use. The more upfront a company is with their product, with what it does do, and what is in the product, the better.  The more straightforward it is to use a product the better.

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Giving to Smash makes us happy. What the?

Okay, we know the title is strange, but you're still reading this because you love mud - however, this is a post about clearing the mud from our eyes and really seeing what more is possible!

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How to avoid common injuries
By Dr. Adam Wade Bkin, DC

Obstacle Course Racing is one of the latest crazes in Canada for the past few years and one with substantial health benefits associated.  With an urge to pretend you are a kid again, jump in mud puddles, crawl on the ground and generally get really, really messy there are bound to be some  bumps along the way.  WIth a wide range of age and fitness level for people participating in these events I have seen a few injuries in my office due to Obstacle Course Racing.  This isn’t to say it’s an overly dangerous or risk excessive activity, but with the constant variety of terrain and fatigue being a factor there is always potential for something to go wrong.

 

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Special Olympics Canada Featured Athlete: Stephen Graham

As the Special Olympics is on the cusp of the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, we’d like to send the athlete’s representing our country in style. Meet Special Olympics Canada featured Athlete: Stephen Graham!

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Get Ready to Get Mud-Day!

The Mud Hero season is on the horizon and we've lined up the top 5 Reasons to have FUN in the MUD this summer! Here is what you need to know.

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10 songs about mud to add to your Mud Hero Training playlist

If you love listening to tunes while you train, why not add a few mud-inspired songs to your Mud Hero workout playlist? Here are 10 upbeat songs about mud, dirt, and getting through the drudgery to get you through those tough training sessions—and to get you ramped up to get dirty at Mud Hero this summer!

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