Slipping on your New Year’s resolution? Spartan Race is an exciting potential solution

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Spartan Race. All opinions are 100% mine.

The Problem: Lacking Motivation

If you are anything like me and rest of America, you made a resolution back in January to lose weight, get in shape, eat healthier, work out more, etc. It’s now March and the basketball Madness is about to begin, bringing along plenty of excuses for your workout pals to ditch the gym.

You’re in a rut. The first two months of the year I am pumped to get fit and live a healthier lifestyle, but come March, I struggle to find the motivation to roll out of bed, put on my kicks, and hit the gym. Why does this happen? We are looking for a challenge to reach a specific goal with a deadline. This challenge can’t be just anything though. Losing X amount of weight is only exciting for a little while. You need to be passionate about this challenge.

If you’re worried about figuring out what that challenge is, worry not! I have a simple solution that will not only pump you up to get in shape, but the experience is a great adrenaline rush that will leave you wanting more.

The Solution: An Exciting Challenge

This challenge is called Spartan Race

Before you give me some obscene gesture with your hand and tell me off, l want you to know this race is different. Spartan Race isn’t like other 5Ks or half marathons. This race is an obstacle course, and it was designed to show working out doesn’t have to be torturous and it can be fun, entertaining, and challenging all at the same time.

SR_logo_banner.png

Maybe you are one of those individuals who have never participated in a race before. I was one of those people last year, and the idea of racing is intimidating. Spartan Race has a variety of different races all across the country. With different courses ranging from beginner trail races to hardcore warrior-like marathons, there is a race for any level of competitor who wants to get some mud on their shoes (you will literally get down and dirty on these obstacle courses).

Getting Started: Becoming a “Spartan Race Warrior”

Spartan Race has plenty of ways to help you get motivated and prepare for this challenging course, including daily workout schedule, a weekly newsletter, and inspiring blogs that will make you want to jump off the couch and make yourself a running beast (a good looking beast of course).

I am most motivated to workout when I have someone to hold me accountable. Find those workout buds that are trying to ditch, or find someone who has excellent will power and can hold you accountable. Whoever you find, ask them to take on this challenge with you. The whole process will become more fun and exciting if you have a teammate to push you to the ultimate goal: The Spartan Race!

To sign up and find a race near you, go to http://www.spartanrace.com/spartan-obstacle-racing-events.php.  Remember, it’s about setting an exciting challenge that you are passionate about. Now get off the couch and get ready to run the race of your life!

Visit Sponsor's Site



About Amanda Lawson

A Wisconsinite stuck in Iowa, Amanda began her journey as a new baseball and Twins fan by sharing her experience on Midwest Sports Fans with the Beginning Baseball column. You can follow her on Twitter @AmandaRLawson to stay up-to-date on the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers, and other sports information. Besides her work on MSF, Amanda also contributes her Packer knowledge at PocketDoppler and co-hosts every Thursday night on CheeseheadRadio.

Comments

  1. I am typically to blogging and i really appreciate your content. The article has actually peaks my interest. I am going to bookmark your web site and hold checking for new information.

  2. problems and I to find it very troublesome to inform the truth however I will certainly

  3. Wow that was strange. I just wrote an incredibly long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyway, just wanted to say wonderful blog!

  4. Hi there! This is kind of off topic but I need some help from an established blog.

  5. Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make your point. You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw away your intelligence on just posting videos to your blog when you could be giving us something informative to read?

  6. Hi there! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be okay. I’m absolutely enjoying your blog and look forward to new updates.

  7. It is truly a great and useful piece of info. I am glad that you shared this useful info with us. Please stay us informed like this. Thanks for sharing.

  8. I love to write. I mean, I really love to write. It’s probably the only passion I have stronger than love. But I need to know what college to go to.. . What college should I go to for Creative Writing?.

  9. Hi colleagues, pleasant paragraph and good urging commented at this place, I am actually enjoying by these.

  10. I am always invstigating online for ideas that can aid me. Thx!

  11. Greetiungs from Carolina! I’m bred att work so I decided to check out your website on my iphone dring lunch break. I enjoy the knkwledge you provide here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home.

  12. Excellent blog you’ve got here.. It’s difficult to find quality writing like yours these days.

  13. I just have to notify you in which I am certain new to putting up a blog and certainly admired your webpage. Likely I am probably to store your post post . You undoubtedly have fantastic article stuff. Get Pleasure From it for expressing with us your domain write-up.

  14. I truly prize your work, Great post.

  15. Wow, superb weblog format! How lengthy have you ever been blogging for? you make running a blog glance easy. The total glance of your website is great, let alone the content!

  16. Awesome site you have here but I was wondering if you knew of any community forums that cover the same topics discussed in this article? I’d really love to be a part of group where I can get feedback from other knowledgeable people that share the same interest. If you have any recommendations, please let me know. Bless you!

  17. wonderful put up, very informative. I ponder why the other experts of this sector do not notice this. You should proceed your writing. I’m sure, you have a great readers’ base already!

  18. Im thankful for the article post.Really looking forward to read more.

  19. wow, awesome post.Thanks Again. Keep writing.

  20. Thanks for the blog article. Much obliged.

  21. Im thankful for the post.Really looking forward to read more. Awesome.

  22. I really can’t believe how great this site is. Keep up the good work. I’m going to tell all my friends about this place.

  23. Muchos Gracias for your article post.Really looking forward to read more. Keep writing.

  24. Enjoyed every bit of your blog post.Thanks Again. Fantastic.

  25. Major thanks for the article.Thanks Again. Awesome.

  26. Great article.Thanks Again. Awesome.

  27. “Wow! This can be one particular of the most beneficial blogs We have ever arrive across on this subject. Actually Wonderful. I am also an expert in this topic so I can understand your hard work.”

  28. Muchos Gracias for your blog post.Thanks Again. Fantastic.

  29. A big thank you for your blog article.Thanks Again.

  30. I really like and appreciate your article post. Really Cool.

  31. I really like and appreciate your article.Really thank you! Awesome.

  32. Appreciate you sharing, great blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on…

  33. “This is very interesting, You are a very skilled blogger. I’ve joined your feed and look forward to seeking more of your excellent post. Also, I have shared your website in my social networks!”

  34. I think this is a real great blog post.Really thank you! Much obliged.

  35. Really appreciate you sharing this article.Thanks Again. Awesome.

  36. I just updated my site with a new list. I hope you all are having a great week.

  37. Every guy out there needs to relax. The best way to relax is by having fun with a cam girl. You can do just that by visiting http://www.camgirl.pw There’s lots of babes who know how to relax and have a good time.

  38. How to get your newborn baby to sleep through the night – This is best tip and trick for new mom #You should know.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAJSGaoJQb0

  39. A few things i have seen in terms of pc memory is the fact there are specs such as SDRAM, DDR and many others, that must fit in with the requirements of the motherboard. If the computer’s motherboard is very current and there are no computer OS issues, improving the ram literally requires under 1 hour. It’s one of the easiest computer system upgrade types of procedures one can consider. Thanks for discussing your ideas.

  40. The new Zune browser is surprisingly good, but not as good as the iPod’s. It works well, but isn’t as fast as Safari, and has a clunkier interface. If you occasionally plan on using the web browser that’s not an issue, but if you’re planning to browse the web alot from your PMP then the iPod’s larger screen and better browser may be important.

  41. wassup

  42. Awesome blog! Do you have any tips and hints for aspiring writers? I’m hoping to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you advise starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m completely overwhelmed .. Any recommendations? Cheers!

  43. Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read anything like this before. So nice to find somebody with some original thoughts on this subject. realy thank you for starting this up. this website is something that is needed on the web, someone with a little originality. useful job for bringing something new to the internet!

Trackbacks

  1. order argumentative essay

    argumentative essay, persuasive essay, how to write an argumentative essay…

  2. best essay writing service

    argumentative essay, best essay writing service, how to write an argumentative essay…

Speak Your Mind