Monday, May 14, 2018

Athletic Greens Review

EWWW vegetable juice or shakes! That's most likely the first reaction most have when it comes to eating greens. Greens, especially leafy greens, are essential to a healthy living. Athlete or avid fitness person, take a look at a new way of getting all the greens your body requires with out a juicer or a blender! 

See you at the race! 

Friday, May 4, 2018

Spartan Race 2018 Vernon NJ Beast - Aragon's VLOG #1

Alright, so I haven't posted a darn thing for about a year! A year, WTF, anyways as a coach and Spartan I have begun my journey into Vlogging! Over the last year I have been continuing towards my goal of empowering the minds, bodies, and lives of people by the masses!

Now with better tech, my mission will expand onto the YouTube universe!

Take a look below at my very first VLOG!

Monday, April 17, 2017

Team Crossfit / Strongman Compeitition - Rise to fight Cancer

The Love for Sophie and Bennett 
Team Crossfit / Strongman Competition

Join us Sunday May 14th at the annual Crossfit/Strongman Team Competition as 5-persons teams go head to head in 5 different fitness events. Come watch them compete as they test their strength, endurance, and overall fortitude. The event is also raising awareness and funds to help toward the fight against cancer. All proceeds will benefit Chai Lifeline. To learn more about Chai Lifeline and their programs, please visit

Meet Sophie
Sophie's tumor was discovered on November 10th, right before her 3rd birthday. Sophie is battling Pleuropulmonary Blastoma, an extremely rare form of cancer that occurs in the lungs.
To learn more about Sophie's journey, please visit

Meet Bennett
Bennett was diagnosed on February 20, 2017 with Burkitt lymphoma. Burkitt lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer that originates in cells of the immune system, called lymphocytes. To learn more about Bennett, please visit

To Sign Up your team, Click Link Below

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Tarzan Workout - Animal Movement Exercises

Many gym goers may have noticed some people crawling, crouching, hopping around the gym. Why? Lately animal movements have become more popular in the fitness world due to their benefits on the body.

In Spartan SGX Coaching, animal movements are utilized to increase one's mobility, muscular endurance, and core strength. Theses movements are a great fun, yet functional way to spice up your workout routines while building muscle.

Check out the video below with 14 great animal-like movements you can incorporate into your workout routines.

Friday, October 21, 2016

It's a Spartan Revolution Worldwide! Burpees for Boobs!

On October 15th, Spartan SGX coaches from across the world hosted the Spartan Revolution 2.0 workout; a Spartan lifestyle movement to get people up and active. The SGX coaches also went livestream through Spartan Race's facebook page so everyone could join in on this epic workout.

As an SGX Coach, I had the great privilege of leading part of this global lifestyle movement at UFC Edgewater in New Jersey.
Not only was this workout an epic lifestyle movement to encourage people to become more active on a Saturday morning, but most importantly it was an event where Spartans came together to raise cancer awareness. 

Spartan Race teamed up once again with Edith Sanford Breast Center (ESBC). ESBC, is a national Non-profit organization which is working on breast cancer preventive programs, treatments, as well as working with survivors. When you click on the link above to purchase a Burpees for Boobs women's/Men's tanks and tees, 100% of the net profits will go to TEAM EDITH.

Missed out on all the fun and sweat? Not to worry! Check out below where you can share or even get a group of friends together to participate with you in our burpee interval ladder called "Bur-Please".

Thank you to my Spartan team, Melina, Marko, Roberto and Kari for your outstanding teamwork!

Thank you also to UFC Edgewater for being my Spartan SGX training homebase.
And BIG THANK YOU to all of the Spartans who attended this global event!

Join the Revolution! I will see you at the race!


Wednesday, October 5, 2016


Please join us at UFC GYM Edgewater for a global workout event to help battle obesity and promote a healthy lifestyle. You’ll receive a Spartan rally towel when you show up!

To sign up for a Spartan Revolution Workout, visit:

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Spartan Race NJ Beast 2016 - (Detailed Map included)

The time to tackle this green monster finally came back to Jersey and it was not what people expected. Many Spartans who tackled last year's NJ Beast felt it had not been "too difficult" and that it seemed similar to the NJ Spartan Super.

Well, needless to say, this year was going to be a different story. Norm Koch, with his "Little Knife" and his bear friends, decided to take things up a notch. Here's how it went down!

As I walked over to the registration tents to pick up my Bib, all I kept hearing was how last year's Beast was "easy". However, we were all in for a nice surprise when we discovered it would be a 14+ mile course. Not only was the mileage a factor, but there was a creative approach on how they used the landscape.

The beginning of the course set the pace by going on an incline right off the bat (most SR do). As the course continued it felt as if there were no obstacles or what seemed to be a handful, which was not the case. There were plenty of obstacles; they were spread out so well, but our legs were still shot from going up that whenever an obstacle was reached, it felt like a blur. Now, let's talk about the obstacles!

Since it is known that Norm Koch secretly has a weather machine, it was obvious he would make it rain the night before to make some obstacles that much harder. For starters, the sandbags were heavier; the sled pulls were a pain to pull, both of them; the Hercules hoist though wasn't so bad. The water obstacles were all cold and muddy. The carries, (Sandbag, log, bucket), were all there. The barbwires (2 of them) were fine. All the climbs were utilized, rope, A-Frame, monkey bars, Multi-rig, inverted wall. When you really stop and think about it, it was obstacles galore! Nearly every obstacle known to Spartan was utilized on this course!

See my very detailed and accurate map below.

Sunday was a whole new ball game. The on and off rain and the cold did play a small factor on warping the course. The course was a bit more technical to navigate through, descends were more slick causing me to take a few tumbles. But really the main difference was the cold.

See below a summary meme that should accurately depict this past weekend.

All in all it was a challenging course that gave many racers a small taste of what Killington is like (the 2014 one, not the 2015 one).

Congratulations to all the spartans who tackled the NJ Ultra and Beast, it was a doozy!

See you all at the next race! AROO!