The Most Important Gear You Didn’t Know You Needed to Conquer the Spartan Death Race

April 23, 2019By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Product Reviews No Comments

Gear is a fickle thing, everyone has their own personal preferences. The one thing that is universal however when it comes to having the right gear is that you ALWAYS want to make sure you purchase QUALITY gear. You don’t just want something that’s going to get the job done, you want something that will … Read More

Why I Broke Up with the Keto Diet to Live a Happier Life

November 25, 2018By Tony MatesiNutrition, Product Reviews 1 Comment

Earlier this year you may have seen me posting all about the keto diet on Facebook and Instagram, I even wrote an article about why I was going to try to keto diet, mostly for the purpose of training for the Georgia Death Race and the Mojave Death Race. Basically, I wanted to conduct a … Read More

The Top 10 Recovery Tools and Methods for the Endurance Athlete

July 7, 2018By Tony MatesiProduct Reviews No Comments

RECOVERY > TRAINING As the years go on and I grow older, the amount of time I spend on recovery has grown exponentially. In my situation, it has become more important than the actual training. Now, don’t get me wrong, practice is necessary, but the reality is if you(I) don’t spend time recovering, appropriately, all … Read More

Review: Trail Toes

April 16, 2014By Tony MatesiProduct Reviews 1 Comment

For the past few months I have been experimenting with a new anti chaffing cream known as Trail Toes. It’s a fairly new brand that I was introduced to by friend and Ultra Runner, John Sharp, who if you don’t know just recently completed the Texas Independence 200 Mile Relay, solo. Yes, it’s quite the … Read More

Review: SteriPEN Freedom UV Water Purification

December 2, 2013By Tony MatesiProduct Reviews 2 Comments

When I tell you about this product I must insist that my opinion has nothing to do with the fact the people at SteriPEN sponsored me for Fuego y Agua Survival Run: Hunter Gatherer. While I am very thankful for their sponsorship, I’m even more thankful for this amazing product they created. The SteriPEN Freedom … Read More

Spartan Group X Training – REACH Chicago

June 17, 2013By Tony MatesiNews, Product Reviews No Comments

For those of you that don’t already know there will be a new fitness training center opening in Chicago in just a few short weeks. Located off the corner of Chicago Ave and Paulina is where you’ll find our new home to get fit, have fun, and live healthy. REACH: Beyond Fitness will offer an … Read More