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Get fit, awwwww yea, my new story on the latest ways to be a super human (or at least actually have fun exercising)

Get fit, awwwww yea, my new story on the latest ways to be a super human (or at least actually have fun exercising)

San Francisco fitness geeks were practically quivering with anticipation. Tough Mudder, the self-proclaimed most challenging event on the planet, was coming to Northern California for the first time. The Squaw Valley event wouldn’t be just another mud run or triathlon joining the region’s crowded lineup of endurance races (no offense, Muddy Buddy or Escape from Alcatraz), but all of those events combined and on steroids. “The word going around was death race ,” says Matt Goyne, 26, a Cow Hollow resident who trained for the September event with friends. That was part of the appeal, of course. Tough Mudder—in case you haven’t recently met a finisher with the words literally tattooed on his or her body—is the brainchild of Will Dean, who worked in counterterrorism for the British government and turned his old boot camp training into an endurance event for survival-of-the-fitt...

Full article: http://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/fitness-l...

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