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Spartan SGX ObstacleFIT Workshop

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

  Are you wondering how to train to prepare for a Spartan Race, Tough Mudder or other OCR? Spartan SGX ObstacleFIT will benefit both the fitness rookie and the seasoned veteran through our 1.5 hour instruction on dominating walls and other select obstacles and a body-weight based workout finishing up with a mock short track […]

Spartan Bucket Carry

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

The bucket carry tends to be the obstacle that fries people’s back, grip and legs the most. The simple solution is to get stronger. I am NOT talking about high volume work like CrossFit WODs or boot camp circuits or MetCons.  I am talking about building real raw strength.  You also have to get your […]

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 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 […]

How To Do A REAL Burpee

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

I must say, I cringe when I watch people do Burpees these days.  I don’t know why this incredible exercise now tends to get ruined and turned into a 1980’s worm break dancing move! I get that CrossFit and Spartan Races have this movement as part of their competitions so the competitors are trying to […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Spartan SGX Week 9 – Rain Run and a Hurricane

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Torrential Rain and a Hurricane Is No Match For a Spartan! This week was about turning it up again to another level.  While we amped up the training with a hurricane workout (No, we didnt workout in the middle of a real hurricane!) we also worked on prepping the mind by doing our whole workout in the […]

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