Train Like a Pro: Robert Killian


 

Robert Killian is a Spartan Pro from South Carolina who ran his first race just two years ago in Breckenridge, Colorado, where he placed 3rd overall.

Although, at the time, he’d only run in four Spartan races, that doesn’t mean he was inexperienced. Before ever attempting a Spartan race, Killian had already won numerous triathlons, competed internationally on the Army Biathlon team, and won both the individual and team categories of the military division at the Ironman World Championships in Kona. He was also named 2010 Army Athlete of the Year.

Killian is an army veteran and an experienced athlete.  The 2010 Army Athlete of the Year has competed in numerous triathlons and won both the individual and team categories of the military division at the Ironman World Championships in Kona.

To maintain such a high level of performance, Killian continues to focus on cycling, swimming, mountain running and cross training. Many days, he does what he refers to as “power hours.” “Every hour I take five or ten minutes just to do one OCR task,” he explains. This includes carrying a sandbag, spending time on his rig, and climbing his rock wall. In order to help prevent over-training, Killian sticks to workouts that involve what he would see in a race.

Good approach.

Source:  Obstacle Racing Media