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Go Team USA: Inspiring Books to Get You in the 2016 Summer Olympics Spirit!

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Ahhh, the Olympics: the magical time of year when you’re allowed to chant “USA! USA! USA!” un-ironically with your face painted like Old Glory. But while this week marks the kick off of the 2016 Summer Olympics, this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro seem a little different, amidst controversy about the water in Rio, concerns about the Zika Virus, debates about nation-wide bans due to doping and anxiety over event security, these Games seem more than a little hectic and apprehensive. Despite the (valid) trepidations many have over the Summer Olympic Games, fundamentally, the Olympics are a time to celebrate. The world is already pretty crazy, so it’s helpful to remember that people are, in fact, capable of coming…

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Spartan Up! How Bart Yasso Turned Tragedy into Triumph

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Typically, those that have reached the top are no stranger to being at the bottom. Chief Running Officer of Runner’s World Magazine Bart Yasso happens to be the perfect example. After a tragedy in his personal life left him questioning everything, Yasso knew the only option he had was to make a life change and go after everything he’s ever wanted. Here, he talks to Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, about accepting new experiences, being smart about the people you choose to have around you and how running saved his life. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New…

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