Gear – DIY Sandbag

Sandbags can be an awesome training tool. When I wanted to add some sandbag work to my repertoire, I didn’t want to shell out money, so I made my own. When I started training for my first GORUCK event, the training plan I was following called for shoulder-to-shoulder presses with a sandbag. I didn’t own…

Runner Profile – Rachel Kane

Rachel is a runner and yogi from South Jersey who is relatively new to the sport. We talked about how she got into running and her upcoming race plans. After Sunday’s interview and track training session with Darren, meeting with Rachel for an easy pace four miler was back into my comfort zone. Rachel is…

Runner Profile – Darren Robinson

Darren took me through a track workout on a brisk February morning, and then we sat and chatted about his running and athletic career and future goals. Before I tell you about Darren, I should tell you a little thing about me: I was not in the least bit athletic until I hit my early…

Runner Profile – James Schissler

I forced James to stop moving and sit down so he could tell me about the Fallen Officer Challenge he is doing this February and his 2017 goals. James Schissler is the lead instructor at South Jersey OCR (SJOCR) located at the I Love Kickboxing location in East Greenwich, NJ.  I first stumbled into SJOCR…