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3 Favourite Obstacles from the Spartan Race Sprint, Malaysia


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Hitting the bell on The Multi-Rig. #NoBurpee

I shared the great experiences and my toughest obstacles from the Spartan Race Sprint. You can read more at the following link;

  1. 3 Great Experiences from the Spartan Race Sprint.
  2. 3 Toughest Obstacles from the Spartan Race Sprint.

 

I would love to share my top three favourite Spartan Race Obstacle during the Spartan Race Sprint, Malaysia. I will include what did I do to train to prepare myself to conquer the obstacles.

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3 Toughest Obstacles from the Spartan Race Sprint, Malaysia. #NewObstacles


The Spartan Race Sprint was held in Semenyih, Selangor. It was about 10km runs and 25 obstacles to conquer. This time, I tried to compete in the age group of age 25 to 29. My goal was to be in the top 10.  I finished 9th place within my age group.  I finish with the duration of 1hr 52 mins. I`m happy with the outcome. There are lots of hills, water obstacles, and trail run through the deep jungle.

I failed two obstacles. The famous Spear Throw also known as the burpee maker and the Monkey Bar 2.0. The Monkey Bar 2.0 is the newly introduced obstacles to Spartan Race. It is first used in Spartan Race Sprint Malaysia. Now that is a total of 60 burpees. I will train harder for the next Spartan Race.

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Now I am going to share with you the top three toughest obstacles from the Spartan Race Sprint, Semenyih.

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10 Commandments of Spartan Race by #MarvinInspire


Spartan Race is an obstacles race. The Spartan Race is not soft. The Spartan Race is for the gritty. The Spartan Race is for the strong-willed. The Spartan Race is for everyone! I have been running the Spartan Race for six times already. I completed the Spartan Sprint, Spartan Super, and the Spartan Beast. For me, the Spartan Race is a great platform to train your body which has a direct correlation to the mind. Spartan Race will sharpen your mind that any obstacle can be overcome. A stronger body, a stronger mind. All you need to do is just do!

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I am going to share with you my 10 commandments of running the Spartan Race. Let’s go! Aroo!!

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10 Commandments of Training by #MarvinInspire


My fitness goal is to build the strength of Powerlifter, and endurance of Spartan Elite. I want to be competitive as well. However, I have a day job as an engineer working in an Oil and Gas Industry and I am married to a beautiful wife. Believe me, as we grow older, time is the greatest asset! What can I do to manage my work, marriage, and of course my side-hustle on MarvinInspire. My training philosophy is “To do less with more“. It is basically to train smart. To train smart I will share with you my 10 commandments of training that will help you to achieve your fitness goal and bring your fitness journey to the next level.

 

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I was preparing for my first Powerlifting Meet

 

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#5MinutesTruth: Negativity will limit your growth.


My 5 minutes truth, negativity will limit your growth. They are two sources of negativity in our life. One of them, externally and the other one is internal. It is your little inner voice. It is fundamentally your mindset. Always remember this, once you master your mindset, you will master your life. Once you master your life, external negativity will be nothing to you. 

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How does Spartan Race fortify your mindset for greatness? #SpartanUp


When you heard the word Spartans, you may remember the movie titled The 300. The 300 Spartans that fought against the massive army of Persian to protect their homeland, Sparta. Now we have the Spartan RaceIt is one of the fastest growing sport and obstacle race that begins in the US and now it is all over the world. I am so glad they have it in Malaysia too. 

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Spartan Race participants showing Camaraderie 

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#5MinutesTruth: If it is not related to your goal, you have the right to say NO.


Even Warren Buffet said, “The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful person say no to almost everything”

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We have to be assertive is our decision making in our life and of course be smart at it. I wrote about goal setting before, and you have a read here, 7 EASY STEPS TO SET YOUR GOALS. Let me add an extension to that. Be very aware that you have 24 hours in a day to deliver your goal. Read more…

Strength of Powerlifter, Endurance of Spartan Elite. #TheHybridAthlete


There is numerous debate between developing strength and endurance for an athlete simultaneously. Strength athletes like powerlifter believe endurance work weakens them and strips them of their precious muscle mass. Endurance athletes like marathoner believe strength work will add unnecessary weight from increased muscle and slow them down. It is indeed a challenge to manage between those two elements of fitness and of course there are some truths in that.

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Powerlifting Meet

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