The 2018 Barkley Marathons: Confidence Through Failure

April 20, 2018 12:04 am Published by

This post was originally featured on Amelia’s blog Race Ipsa Loquitur here.  My training log entry the day before the 2018 Barkley Marathons read: “Once that cigarette is lit, I’m going to race my little brains out. Give it all my all, and give it hell.” I’ve never been one to write race reports, but… Read more

Staff favorites

April 11, 2018 9:00 pm Published by

Which of our products do you love? If you haven’t guessed, we’re pretty enthusiastic about our scientifically-researched products and the healthy lifestyles they help support. Here are a few staff favorites, straight from our headquarters in Austin, Texas!   Favorite Product: SuperBeets Why Joe uses SuperBeets SuperBeets has helped me stick to a couple of… Read more

Lauren Ho, Life Beyond CrossFit

March 23, 2018 11:46 am Published by

This is the longest I’ve gone without competing. I always thought my passion was with the training, but now that I’m slightly removed, I can see now that I do love to compete too. To be honest, I’m not sure if it’s even about the winning (or not losing), or just the ability to push… Read more

An obstacle course racer walks out of the forest.

February 15, 2018 4:23 pm Published by

The car speeds along the highway at 110 km/h. The mighty White Pines, Birches, Maples and Spruce which have captivated our imaginations and centered our humility have been reduced to brown and green blurs through the tempered glass windscreen. The last 11 days have been a welcome change of pace compared to typical busy lives…. Read more

Crossing Algonquin

January 31, 2018 5:32 pm Published by

In March of 2011 I got into my decrepit Pontiac Vibe, drove up to Algonquin Park and parked on the side of the highway. I got out, put on my snowshoes and jumped into waist deep, soft snow. What followed were athletically, some of the hardest days of my life. There wasn’t a single selfie…. Read more

Stay Strong from Prepping for Races to Pregnancy

May 9, 2017 9:57 am Published by

As the 8th of 9 children and the youngest girl, Rose Wetzel learned at a young age how to roll with the punches, be resilient, and truly adapt. “Life wasn’t perfect, but we could still make it good,” Rose shares, observing that those early lessons have played well into her career as a pro Obstacle Course… Read more

A Life Going Uphill

February 16, 2017 1:57 pm Published by

CJ has been a long-time HumanN Ambassador in the running community, but he didn’t always have a love of running. His story of how running turned from an afterthought in high-school to a life-changing passion today is truly inspirational. I remember the day well. It was mid-October 2006 when my wife Shelley talked me into… Read more

Finishing Strong: Lindsay Webster’s Countdown to Worlds

October 5, 2016 4:58 pm Published by

14+ miles of grueling trail running and 35 unforgiving obstacles in less than 3 hours.  The Spartan Race US Championship Series & 2nd place Elite Woman finisher at the World Championships gave us the inside scoop on what it takes to be one of the best Obstacle Racers on the planet. These are the 7 days of Lindsay’s nutrition… Read more

I am Ryan Atkins

July 14, 2016 1:35 pm Published by

I’m a 29-year-old obstacle course racer. I think what drove me to the sport is the variety of challenges and requirements that we face in every race. It’s unlike any other sport I’ve ever done. I went to school for mechanical engineering, and I think my analytical mind helps me to figure out the best ways… Read more