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Spear Throw Tactics

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

The #1 failed obstacle at Spartan Races is the Spear Throw. Yet, it is actually one of the easiest obstacles to become Unstoppable at!  It just takes repetition of the throwing motion to find your groove. Knock on wood, I have yet to fail the spear throw!  I am not going to over think it, […]

SpartanFIT Obstacle Course Training Workshop Schedule

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

SpartanFIT is a one-day course designed for runners, fitness enthusiasts, OC racers and coaches of all levels who are interested in Spartan Races and in living a life infused with Spartan values. A photo posted by Todd Cambio (@coachcambio) on Sep 1, 2015 at 8:09am PDT SpartanFIT builds complete athletes through “natural” conditioning. In SpartanFIT […]

SpartanFIT Obstacle Course Race Workshop August 8th

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

To anyone curious why obstacle racing is one of the fastest growing sports in recent history…come to my workshop and find out! SpartanFit is a workshop to help prepare people for the ultimate human sport…LIFE! 9 am Start. It will be EPIC!! Reserve Your Spot: Reserve My Spot! The mission of Spartan is to rip people off […]

Online Training Available

Monday, January 12th, 2015

The most common question I see on Facebook and blogs  is “How should I train for a Spartan Race?” Well a lot depends on what your background is and what your goals are for the event. When people ask this question they often really asking “What exercises should I do?” But there is more to […]

 Spartan30 Squat Week 1

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Week 1 goal: Improve Your Mobility Phase 1 of Spartan30 was all about getting into a Deep Squat, as in one where your butt gets all the way down to your heels, or more acurately, the back of your calves, AKA “Ass to Grass”.  The deep squat will help you maintain your hip flexion mobility.  Deep squatting using only […]

Spartan30 Squat Challenge

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

I had he honor of being selected by Spartan Racing and Spartan Training to present to you (and the 4.3 million Facebook FANS) the #Spartan30 Squat Challenge for the month of December.  What a way to close out 2014! Basically, I will coach you through 30 days of squat variations so you can incorporate these movements […]

How to do the Hollow Position

Friday, November 21st, 2014

  This is a great exercise to truely strengthen the abs and to teach the body total tension.  The benefits are numerous.  The most obvious one is that increased strength in the abs and core body muscles.  It is fansastic for improving your strict pull up as well as aiding in development towards basic gymnastics […]

Spartan SGX Mohegan Sun Sleds

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Here we are at week 5 and I decided to shake things up a bit and bring the sleds out!  Sleds are such a graeat tool to really work on overall strength and muscular endurance.  You can push sleds, pull sleds, hook up TRX’s and do rows and chest press as well as many other […]

Spartan SGX Mohegan Sun Sandbags

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Week 2 of our summer Spartan Group X (SGX) program was a tough one! On Monday Coach Pinto put everyone through another variation of his Hurricane training! Hurricane Pinto II: 30:30 x 4 per exercise 20 lb Slam Ball Throw Mirror Cone Drill Dive Bomber Push Ups Squat and Rows with Resistance Bands 6″ Hurdle […]

Spartan SGX Mohegan Sun Round Two

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

After a great first time around at Mohegan Sun, Mike and I have been asked back for a summer Spartan Group X (SGX) training program! So welcome new comers and welcome back our returning Spartans! Since we had so many returning Spartans, we were able to jump into it a little faster. Day 1 – […]

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