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Episode 118: Alyssa Hawley Recaps Spartan Asheville Super, Calls out Rea Kobl, Talks Training Strategies, Mindset, Fanny Packs, Chinese Buffet’s, and More

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In this episode Miles and I catch up with one of our favorite Spartan athletes and overall incredible human Alyssa Hawley.

We discuss:

– A friendly call out ūüôā

– Her Spartan Asheville Super recap

– Her relaxed mindset going into this race

– Family support

– Current training

– Fanny packs, Chinese food, climbing vines, and more!!

 

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Episode 117: Glenn Racz on Overcoming Unthinkable Tragedy, the Power of Choice, Race Strategy, Time Crunched Training and More

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In this episode Miles and I chat with Spartan Pro Team member, father, husband, and full time Engineer Glenn Racz.  We talk with Glenn about:

– Overcoming an incomprehensible tragedy at a young age

– How faith, forgiveness, and the true power of choice has helped him heal and become the man he is today

– Analyzing race courses

– How he finds time to train with a family and full-time job

– His “go to” time crunched workout

– and more!

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Episode116: CTG Pro Member Evan Perperis Talks OCR Ultra Training & Racing

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In this Episode Miles sits chats with Conquer the Gauntlet Pro Team Member Evan Perperis.¬†Evan specializes in Ultra distance OCR. In 2016, he finished 8th at World’s Toughest Mudder with 90 miles and finished a record setting 161 miles at 7 venues in 7 days as part of OCR America. His big goal for 2017 is the Ultra OCR Grand Slam, a top 10 finish at every 24 hr OCR in the world.

Heavily involved in OCR Media, he also hosts a podcast with his CTG Pro Teammate Brenna Calvert, writes for Mud Run Guide, is the author of the book “Strength & Speed’s Guide to Elite Obstacle Course Racing” and his work has featured in numerous other print and digital publications

 

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Episode 115: Hobie Call tells us how Cycling, Controlling Intensity, Naps, and a Good Attitude Keeps him on Top

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In this episode Miles and I talk with Hobie Call fresh off his incredible victory at the Spartan Super in Palmerton. Hobie talks with us about:

 

– Strategy going in to this race and why controlling intensity especially at the start is so critical

– His grip technique for CRUSHING the dreaded double sand bag carry and not being gassed at the top of the hill

– His sand bag and bucket training strategy

– How to not burn out your grip on carries and a very efficient uphill/downhill carry strategy

– The power of naps & rest days

– How he uses cycling at the end of run sessions to build lower body strength vs. heavy weight training

– How to race happy and celebrate/ have FUN when you race

– and more!!

This man is AWESOME and we are happy to bring this episode to you!

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Check out our first interview with Hobie where he goes in to detail about his weight vest training HERE

 

RACE CODES:

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ICEBUG SHOES!

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Episode 114 Conquer the Gauntlet Recap, How Meditation helped win the Race, Recovery Weeks, Mo’s Top 5 Supplements for Athletes

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In this episode we take a break from the normal interview format to kick a little nutrition and training knowledge your way and review our latest race, Conquer the Gauntlet OKC.

We discuss:

– This week’s Monday Movement and Alix’s recipe of the week

– THANK YOU to Eli from Obstacle Order Podcast for helping improve our audio!!!!

– How Mo used breath work & meditation to beat several challenging obstacles at CTG

-How Mandatory obstacle completion adds a whole other element of focus to your race strategy

– Our thoughts on CTG as a race series

– How and why you need to schedule recovery weeks into your training plan

– Mo’s top 5 supplements for endurance athletes

– Why you shouldn’t run on a muddy trail

– And more fun stuff!! ūüôā

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Mo’s Top 5 Supplements:

Ancient Nutrition Bone Broth Protein

Reserveage Organics Grass-fed Whey Protein

Nordic Naturals Omega-3

Magnesium Glycinate

NUUN Tablets

Bioastin “Astaxanthan”

 

RACE CODES:

15% off all Spartan Open/AG races use code SRBACOACHMOBRO44

15% off all Conquer the Gauntlet races use code CTGLINK

ICEBUG SHOES!

CLICK HERE and use code LINK10 for 10% off all current ICEBUG shoes

Episode 113: Interview with Faye Stenning and Josh Stryde

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In this episode Miles and I chat with US & Canadian Spartan Pro Team members Faye Stenning and Josh Styde and discuss:

– What it is like to be a pro OCR couple

– How their training has evolved since beginning OCR

– What nutrition looks like for each of them

– Their favorite recovery modalities

– What they do to relax and eat whatever they want

– and much more!!

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Check out Faye here and Josh here

Check out Josh’s Book¬†Nutrition for the OCR Athlete

RACE CODES:

15% off all Spartan Open/AG races use code SRBACOACHMOBRO44

15% off all Conquer the Gauntlet races use code CTGLINK

ICEBUG SHOES!

CLICK HERE and use code LINK10 for 10% off all current ICEBUG shoes

 

Episode 112: David Magida Talks Grip Training, Eliminating Weakness, Obstacle Proficiency and Much More

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In this episode Miles and I chat with one of Spartan’s Original Pro team members turned commentator David Magida. ¬†David gives us great insight on how to train for OCR by focusing on weak links, and grip/posterior chain strength. ¬†He give excellent examples of how to accomplish this and also get’s into proficiency and efficiency on obstacles like the double sandbag carry.

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If you live in, or planning to visit the D.C. or Fairfax, Va and want to check out David’s gym Elevate Interval Fitness CLICK HERE for details

To purchase a copy of David’s Book, The Essentials of Obstacle Race Training from Amazon CLICK HERE

 

SHOW NOTES:

Sign up for Coach Mo’s “Monday Movements” at www.linkendurance.com

Rate us on iTunes for your chance to win a free Rolflex Recovery Roller!

Check out Rickaroons for a healthy snack or race/training fuel at www.rickaroons.com

RACE CODES:

15% off all Spartan Open/AG races use code SRBACOACHMOBRO44

15% off all Conquer the Gauntlet races use code CTGLINK

ICEBUG SHOES!

CLICK HERE and use code LINK10 for 10% off all current ICEBUG shoes

 

Episode 111: Interview with Spartan Pro Team Member Rea Kolbl

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First off, all I can say is WOW what an incredible human!! Miles and I had such a great conversation with Rea! Her mindset and approach to training, nutrition, and life are truly unique.

In this episode we chat with Rea about:

 

– How she manages to train every day and keep going strong

– The importance of a positive outlook/mindset

– The importance of a good nutrition plan that is made at home

– How to make time for training, racing, & good nutrition with a busy schedule

– And much much more!!

 

 

CLICK HERE to listen or download from iTunes or Stitcher!

SHOW NOTES:

Sign up for Coach Mo’s “Monday Movements” at www.linkendurance.com

Rate us on iTunes for your chance to win a free Rolflex Recovery Roller!

Check out Rickaroons for a healthy snack or race/training fuel at www.rickaroons.com

RACE CODES:

15% off all Spartan Open/AG races use code SRBACOACHMOBRO44

15% off all Conquer the Gauntlet races use code CTGLINK

ICEBUG SHOES!

CLICK HERE and use code LINK10 for 10% off all current ICEBUG shoes

 

Episode 110: The Importance of Mid-Season Single Leg Strength Training, Huge Benefits of Deep Breathing, and More

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In this episode Coach Mo takes a break from athlete interviews to give you insight on:

– The importance of single leg training to prevent overuse injury and musculoskeletal imbalances

– How to implement single leg training into your weekly strength program and daily training

– The extreme importance of implementing deep breathing/breath work and meditation to your daily routine

– How breath work has helped an athlete with Parkinson’s improve performance/reduce tremors, and how it helped Coach Mo produce his fastest swim times in 10 years

– The use of Nootropics and Exogenous ketones to improve daily energy, clear brain fatigue, and improve athletic performance

 

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Insight Timer is the meditation app I referred to

KETOSPORTS by www.ketosports.com are the Exogenous Ketones I have been using

Nootropics I am using: Qualia, Onnit Labs Schroom Tech & Alpha Brain

RACE CODES:

15% off all Spartan Open/AG races use code SRBACOACHMOBRO44

15% off all Conquer the Gauntlet races use code CTGLINK

ICEBUG SHOES!

CLICK HERE and use code LINK10 for 10% off all current ICEBUG shoes

Episode 109: Interview with Cole Schwartz on Deep Water Training, Injury Prevention, Quick Recovery, and More

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In this episode Miles and I chat with Team AMA’s young champion Cole Schwartz. ¬†We discuss his unique training approach with the Burdenko Method that incorporates deep water training and how he uses this method to recovery quickly and stay injury free.

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See what Cole is up to!

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cole.ocr/