Spartan Race / Obstacle Race Training

Jud Roberts and Ryan Herzog have teamed up to bring you the absolute best in training for Spartan Races, Tough Mudders, and other obstacle course races.  Much more information coming soon.

Ryan Herzog - Elite Spartan Racer


Jud Roberts - Elite Spartan Racer


Ryan Herzog - Chosen by Spartan and NBC to be a Coach / Trainer and lead one of the teams of 4 on the upcoming TV show.  Spartan Race will air on NBC sometime in 2016.

Jud Roberts - Owner Velocity Fitness and a body transformation specialist.  Jud has tained and lead hundreds though various Spartans, Tough Mudders, and all manner of obstacles races.


Ryan Herzog is a highly regarded Human Performance Coach and Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Mr. Herzog was a former member of the Air Force Military Special Operations during the War on Terror and Operation Enduring Freedom. Combining his military background with his health & wellness education, he developed a multi-faceted health & wellness lifestyle program that has provided amazing results to thousands of individuals.

Mr. Herzog owned and operated a training facility in the Denver area that now has propelled his work nationwide. Currently, he travels across the nation to coach, teach, train and present the most effective tools available. Along with many other certifications, Mr. Herzog has an extensive background in Nutrition, Injury Prevention, Psychological Assessments, Multi-sport coaching, and Lifestyle Modifications. With passion and determination, Mr. Herzog strives to help everyday-moms to weekend warriors to Military Special Operations Soldiers reach their maximum potential in all they do. 

Mr. Herzog is passionate to help anyone reach their health & wellness goals. If you have the will, he will show you the way. He will individualize his health & wellness lifestyle program to incorporate fitness, nutrition, and recreation- helping you reach ultimate satisfaction in all you do.

Mr. Herzog regularly attends and participates at continuing education symposiums and conferences through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Utilizing this knowledge, he conducts presentations on Sports Nutrition and Health & Wellness. Additionally, he presents the Strength and Conditioning segment for USA Hockey Coaching Clinics. Mr. Herzog is also Functional Movement Screen Certified. He conducts movement screens with his clients to ensure they are moving properly, both in normal day-to-day situations and activity. 

In addition to his professional commitment, Mr. Herzog is an elite Obstacle Course Racer with numerous successful finishes under his belt, to include the 2015 Spartan World Championships.  When Mr. Herzog is not coaching others or tackling obstacles, he is racing mountain bikes, carving up the powder in the Rocky Mountains, or relaxing with a good book. This lifestyle truly allows him to practice what he preaches.

Mr. Herzog resides in Castle Rock, Colorado with his lovely wife Jessica Herzog. Jessica is a foot and ankle surgeon who owns and operates her own business as well (Castle Rock Foot & Ankle Care). Together they strive each day to keep stress low, happiness high and continue to live the dream.