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Apex Warrior Gym members holding up the certificate for best Gym in Sudbury for 2020

Apex Warrior voted best fitness centre and gym in Sudbury, Ontario for 2020!

We've done it! Apex Warrior for the win! It's been a wild ride, and we've got our awesome community of members to thank for this. We are so grateful to be voted Sudbury's best gym. We love you all!
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A man making his way through a monkey bars obstacle

7 Tips to Get Through Your First Spartan Race, Learn From My Mistakes

So you've signed up for your first Spartan Race and you're thinking this will be another fun obstacle race like Tough Mudder or True Grit? Maybe you're thinking this will be a good challenge for yourself and you want to see if you can get through it. Whatever you have in your mind that got you to sign up for this crazy event, you are not ready. Spartan race is unlike any other obstacle race out there, they claim to be the hardest and I would have to agree. It combines the hardest terrain with the heaviest carries and the coldest water.
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5 Days With No Food

How interesting does not eating for a whole 5 days sound? At first your probably think "hell no, how could anyone do that?" Surely death would happen pretty damn quick without food. Fasting has been around since the beginning of time, and is a great way to kickstart your metabolism, lose body fat, reverse diabetes and much more.
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Map of 24-hour race course

How I Completed a 24 hour Obstacle Race

The countless hours of training and weekends sacrificed to long runs, all come down to this massive event. The planning and time spent testing food, clothing, and mindset, has all been a challenge physically and mentally. Long runs can be boring and lonely, sure you see some amazing things along the way, but sometimes you just want to go home and hang out with the cat ;)
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Men running on a trail through a forest

Run Slow To Run Fast

I remember running my first kilometre run when I was about 21. This was a very difficult task, but it gradually became easier to run faster and longer until one day - I achieved the standard goal of running 5km. From that point on every run was a competition with myself to run my fastest 5km. I constantly watched my pace to make sure each run was faster than the next.
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