Reading and Running: SPARTAN FIT!

Hello all runners and anyone who loves a good challenge! There is a new book coming out that will: Transform your Mind. Transform Your Body.

SPARTAN FIT! by Joe De Sena


JOE DE SENA is the founder and owner of the Spartan Race, as well as a living legend in endurance and adventure racing circles — he completed the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon, raced the 140.6 miles of Lake Placid Ironman, and finished a 100-mile trail run in Vermont, all within one week.

You must be able to Commit to Grit.

And don’t worry, No Gym Required.

All you need is 31 Days. 31 days to get you ready for the change you’ve always wanted or to just give you that little push you need. DAY 1 starts NOW!

  • A 31-day workout and diet plan to prepare for the Spartan Sprint — or to just get you in ultimate shape
  • Full-body workouts requiring no gym and no weights
  • How to build fitness levels from one race to the next
  • Inspiring, motivating stories of Spartans

A complete Spartan training guide, Spartan Fit! arms readers with the strength, knowledge, and grit to never question their potential again, both on and off the race course.


From Ultra marathoners to beginner runners, this book is meant to help you be the best you!

“Joe DeSena is the real deal. His stories are believable, because his achievements and accomplishments are genuine. In Spartan Up! Joe delivers his message with the insight and candor that only an individual who has lived through such experiences can. A must read for anyone looking to take his performance to the next level, be it in athletics or in life.”Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathoner and New York Times bestselling author of Ultra Marathon Man


Also use code: SPARTANBLOGGER and it will give 10% off ANY race!

If you want a free race code, you must comment below telling me why you want to race. One lucky racer will get a FREE race!



Calling all people who love obstacles, running, television, fun, adventure, sweat, and having the time of their lives, SEASON 2 of SPARTAN just started on NBC. Check out the video below! It’s one thing to watch the video… Now the next step is to get out there!


Also, something that you will be interested is the new DISCOUNT CODE!

Sign up 3 friends and you race for FREE!!

Not only do you race for free but your friends will be super stoked to know that they get $20 dollars off their races as well.

The discount code is TEAM

So find a race near you and gather your crew because there are new locations, new obstacles, new medals, new shirt designs to give out and so much more. Look for races here:


What Makes Successful People Winners?

So what actually makes successful people winners? How do they get to where they are? Want to shift your thinking and have the ability to laugh at life? Then I dare you to listen to this podcast just once. LISTEN HERE.


It is called “Spartan Up!” and created by Joe Desena, founder & CEO of Spartan Race and NY Times best-selling author. He will travel the globe seeking answers from experts in order to discover the secrets to success in all aspects of life and then share them with you.

“Spartan UP!” recently went live and the first 15 episodes are already released. The topics range from grit to inspiration and you will find interviews with world class athletes to fortune 500 CEOs. There is something for everyone!

Every day, Joe De Sena, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on and off the course. He can only do so much though… you decide your own path, choose to listen and you won’t regret it. Race like a Spartan!

Also, looking to register for a Spartan Race?

An awesome, grueling, rewarding obstacle race that will push you to your limits, then check out the Spartan Race website and find a race near you!

Use this discount code for 10% off of ANY Spartan Race in the continental US: SPARTANBLOGGER


Give it a listen and give the race a try.

There is no better time than now!

Race Like a Spartan and Cruise to Victory! Enter to WIN a Cruise to the Bahamas with a Spartan Race INCLUDED!

The Spartan Races are becoming well known almost everywhere and are a great race to do with friends or to just challenge yourself. They are filled with obstacles and depending on what one you signed up for, it may contain 15, 20 or even 25 obstacles over miles of terrain.

Painted Warrior

The 2014 Spartan Race World Championship Race takes place in Killington, Vermont on September 20th. If that race doesn’t fit your schedule, check out to find a race near you. Also, since you are a reader of my blog, here is a 10% coupon code to use on ANY Spartan Race: SPARTANBLOGGER

Not only can you sign up for a race but you can enter to win a CRUISE FOR 2!

Spartan Cruise

The Spartan Race Cruise is this March. It cruises out from Miami (US residents only)  and consists of a 4 day cruise to the Bahamas with a Spartan Sprint on a private island! Airfare is also included! Let me tell you that you want to be on that cruise! Who wouldn’t?To enter, just enter your information here:

More on the 1st EVER Spartan Race Cruise:


–3-½ mile Sprint Race with 15 obstacles – led  by Joe De Sena

–$50,000 prize pool for Elite Racers**

Kids travel FREE** (up to 17 years of age at time of booking)

— Meals Kids Jr. Spartan race (ages 4-13)

–Onboard entertainment

–Book signing by Joe De Sena

–Guest speakers

–Award ceremony, finisher’s medal and professional photo and video



–Spartan Cruise t-shirt

–Full day at Great Stirrup Cay for lounging and playing with family and friends

It’s that easy! Get out and get healthy and have fun at the same time. The spartan races are perfect for making friends, meeting people who are just as crazy as you are, and making your body push its limits! Don’t miss out on these great offers and exciting events!

If you have any questions, ask me or go to these links below:

Spartan Race                                 Cruise Entry

SPARTAN RACE MIAMI: Discounts, information and more!

I’m pretty sure most of you have heard of the Spartan Race. But have you ever had the guts to compete in one? You can’t use the excuse of there not being one close by to you because this race is offered all over! And if you happen to be in Miami on April 12-13, then there’s your chance to compete! You can compete in the Miami Spartan Super Race at Oleta River State Park.

Spartan Race Miami

Also, I have a 15% off promo code for all of you:

The races come in different distances so you can start small and work your way on up!

1. Spartan Sprint: 3+ MILES / 15+ OBSTACLES. The challenging sprint obstacle trail races are a great way to get off Spartan Raceyour couch and start living. This is perfect to get yourself started on these amazing and challenging races. 99.9% of all people who try this event will finish, and 100% will be fully satisfied with all the race had to offer! Also, top 3 Males and top 3 Females at each Spartan Sprint qualify for a free entry into a Super Spartan of their choice.

2. Super Spartan: 8+ MILES / 20+ OBSTACLES. The Super Spartan obstacle course race provides an 8+ mile battlefield of insane mud running with 20+ obstacles to test your physical strength and mental resolve. This race will put your endurance to the test and see exactly how hard you have been training. Live music and food will be waiting for you at the finish!

3. Spartan Beast: 12+ MILES / 25+ OBSTACLES. An obstacle course race from hell. If you have done any race anywhere in the world: whether a mud run, fun run, olympic run, bike race, death march or any kind of event claiming to be the “toughest race on the planet” you will be happy to know that this is where it ends..THIS IS THE SPARTAN BEAST! This race sounds so exciting, to finish it would be amazing! Try and do all three! I dare you!

Earn Medals! Not Just one, but 2!
Run in the Sprint, Super, and/or Beast Races this year and get your own finisher medal in addition to a piece of the Trifecta medal. Each race differs in length and obstacle count, but challenge can be found at the heart of each. Upcoming races include: Tampa, Atlanta, Charlotte, Hawaii, Las Vegas, and Miami.

The Spartan Race was voted the #1 obstacle race by Outside Magazine and is the global leader in obstacle racing since 2005.

If you have any questions, ask away. Or if you have any feedback to give about these races… comment away!  Good luck Spartan competitors!