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Sync: The filthy gear of Tough Mudders

The world’s premier adventure race has finally made its way to Canada. Approximately 20,000 participated in central Canada’s first taste of Tough Mudder — I was one of them. Read on for a sampling of the gear that’s as tough as the Mudders that use it. Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie.

Head on over to Sync to read the rest of my post with the details.

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Video: Slow-motion speed bag and affordable high-speed video

slow motion speed bagWho doesn’t like watching stuff in slow-motion? Ever since I added a speed bag to my workout I’ve been wanting to see exactly what’s going on in slow-motion — turns out, exactly what you’d expect. The camera I used was an inexpensive Casio EX-FC100, sadly off the market at this point, but its replacement, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR100, though a little more expensive is still a great budget high-speed video solution, especially if you catch it on sale.