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Episode 128: The Closest Athlete to Beating Hunter on BSR, Victor Quezada, talks Broken Skull Challenge, Staying Race Ready, Tough MudderX and More!

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In this episode OCR Pro athlete Victor Quezada stops by and chats with Miles and I about:

– His experience on Broken Skull Challenge, the heartbreak of “Heartbreak Hill” on the Skull Buster

– What he thinks it will take to beat Hunter!

– Why he stays “race ready” all year long

– Gives insight on what it takes to set up/build an OCR

– Why he is focusing more on Tough Mudder in 2018

– And more!

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FOLLOW VIC ON IG: @vic_darkhorse10

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Episode 127: Faye Stenning Talks Spartan WC, Finding Training & Life Balance, and More

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In this episode Spartan Pro Faye Stenning chats with Miles and I about:

– Spartan WC and what happened on the Herc Hoist

– How blowing up in a recent race helped her to focus on mindset, recovery, and gave her a better perspective on training and racing

– Her thoughts on balancing sport and life

– Why people need to chill out sometimes and just watch The Bachelor 🙂

– What off-season looks like

– and more!

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Closing Song: “Glorious” by Macklemore

Episode 126: Team AMA Pro OCR Athlete Ian Hosek Reviews Spartan World Championships

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In this episode Miles and I chat with Team AMA Pro and Spartan Elite Ian Hosek. Ian gives us a great review of the recent Spartan World Championships where he placed 16th overall.  He also talks about how to handle the cold water, fueling strategies, recovery tactics, and much more!!

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To listen or watch the Ted Talk about the “Mind-Shifting Everest Swim” CLICK HERE

You can check out Ian’s coaching page at www.hosekpe.com

Episode 125: Interview with Spartan Pro and Broken Skull Challenge Champ Cassidy Watton

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In this episode Miles and I chat with Broken Skull Challenge Reigning Champ and Spartan Pro team member Cassidy Watton!

Cassidy talks with us about:

– Coaching at Epic Hybrid Training in NYC

– HIIT training for speed, power, and hilly races

– Her experience with Tough MudderX and Broken Skull Challenge

– and a whole lot more!!

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Episode 124: Interview with Spartan Elite Mark Batres

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In this episode Miles and I sit down with one of Spartan Race’s rising stars and hard working father of 2 Mark Batres.

Mark chats with us about:

– how he started his journey in sport at a very young age

– the importance of family support for training/racing

– do you really need to focus on run form ?

– his greatest fear

– his favorite obstacle a USOCRC

– Tough Mudder 8hr race

– and more!

 

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Episode 123: USOCRC Review, How to Improve Overhead Grip Strength, and Tips to Prepare for Racing at Altitude

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In this episode Miles and I review the inaugural US OCR Championships and talk about our favorite obstacles on course.

Then we get into something that SO MANY OCR athletes have trouble with… Overhead grip strength. We give you tips and a sample workout to help develop the grip you need for conquering the rigs!

Finally, for all you fine folks preparing for Spartan World Championships in Lake Tahoe that don’t have the ability to train at altitude, we discuss how using the supplement Chloroxygen and using hot sauna’s can help minimize the negative effects of altitude, so you can perform to your best ability!

 

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For more info on Chloroxygen and to order CLICK HERE

Check out this article on the benefits of hot sauna training for elevation HERE

Episode 122: Coach Pain Talks on “Conducting Your Business”, Fail to Grow, Serving Others, and Much Much More

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If you need motivation to get out, work hard, be selfless, and be the absolute BEST version of you possible, you will here it in this episode with OCR’s master motivator Coach Pain!

Coach Pain talks with Miles and I on:

– How to fail in order to grow

– Create your own penalties at races

– Don’t just “survive”, but LIVE

– Don’t rush through life

– Don’t train… “Conduct your Business”

– How he defines success

– Be a competitor not an athlete

– and much much more!!!

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Episode 121: Brad Kearns Co-Author of Primal Endurance with Mark Sisson talks Primal Fueling, Speed Golf, Training/Nutrition for OCR, MAF running, and More

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In this episode Miles and I chat with former pro triathlete turned author, health & fitness expert, and speaker Brad Kearns. Brad tells us how he went from an overtrained and injured pro endurance athlete to a top competitor in speed golf and high jump by implementing a primal diet, primal training plan,and lifestyle.

We discuss:

– His book Primal Endurance with Mark Sisson and how a ketogenic or high fat lower carb “primal” diet can create better health and performance

– How to use a primal eating plan for OCR

– Recovery

– How to deepen your knowledge through the Primal Endurance Mastery Course

– and More!

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Check out Brad HERE

www.ketoreset.com

www.primalendurance.fit

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In this episode Miles and I catch up with Spartan’s own Joe Di Stefano and talk about:

– Spartan Ultra Beast Training

– Where he sees Spartan Race in 10 years

– The benefits of being an SGX coach

– The best way to drink coffee

– And a whole lot more!!!

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Check out Joe Di’s article on Spartan Ultra Beast Training:
Injury-Free and Fit as Hell

 

Episode 119: Coach Mo & Miles Dive into Proper Training, Nutrition, & Gear for Spartan Ultra Beast

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Have you signed up for a Spartan Ultra Beast and curious if:

-You’re training too much or not enough?

– How much running should you be doing weekly, how many miles should you be running?

– What clothes/shoes should you wear?

– What should nutrition look like?

– When to taper

We dive in to all these topics to help get you as prepared as possible to safely and effectively conquer this distance race!

 

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