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Episode 205: Recover Faster, Perform Better and Live Healthier with ATP OCR

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In this episode Mo and Miles sit down with Kung Fu Master, Acupuncturist, Biochemist and supplement formulator Kevin Meehan to talk about two of his top supplements for endurance athletes “ATP OCR” and “ALKALINE FORMULA”. 

Kevin is a genius when it comes to biochemistry and gives us a deep dive into:

  • How he found his passion for Biochem
  • How he came to formulate ATP OCR and Alkaline Formula
  • How they help recovery and performance
  • How they help regulate cholesterol levels and improve cognitive function
  • How to take these supplements for maximum performance benefits
  • and much more!

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Check out Kevin’s formulations at www.meehanformulations.com and use the code “LINK20” for 20% off of your order!

Episode 204: Boost Your Immune System, Recovery, & Decrease Stress

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In this episode Mo sits down with Rachell Brinkerhoff to educate you on the power of using essential oils. We discuss her incredible story of resilience and grit of how she went from being a homeless single mother with two kids to a thriving business woman that is changing the world.

You will learn how Rachel used essential oils to rid her son’s chronic ear infections once and for all, and how YOU can use these same oils to:

  • Improve immune function 
  • Rid you body of harmful pathogens (especially after muddy obstacle races)
  • Reduce stress
  • Increase energy, learning ability and focus 

We also discuss:

  • Multiple ways to apply/ingest botanicals
  • Where to apply oils and why those locations
  • The best oils for reducing stress, increasing energy, improving digestion, boosting immune function

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Episode 203: Faye Stenning Talks Pre-Tahoe Recovery, Bears, The Importance of Sleep Hygiene, & More

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In this episode Mo and Miles chat with Spartan Pro Faye Stenning in the midst of her taper for Spartan World Championships in less than two weeks. We talk about:

  • Her recovery plan
  • The bear incident in West Virginia
  • Why she prioritizes sleep and sleep hygiene 
  • Training for mountain races
  • How she plans to beat her competition
  • Sex before races and for better sleep
  • and more! 

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Special Episode: Para Spartan Laughlin Questions Answered

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If you are a Para Spartan athlete, or know a para athlete that has questions regarding the upcoming Laughlin Spartan race on November 17th this episode is for you.

Mo talks with Para Spartan athlete Caitlin Connor to clear up questions around the race, qualifications, funding for travel, elite/open waves and more. Please listen and pass along to any para athlete interested in taking part in this race or future races.

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Episode 202: White Coffee, Following your Passion, & Unbeatable Mindset with Spartan Pro Leigh Anne Wasteney

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In this episode Spartan Pro Team member Leigh Anne Wasteney tells us all about:

  • How she went from a degree in Exercise Science to owning a coffee shop
  • The importance of following your passion and finding your purpose
  • The difference between dark roast and white coffee
  • The importance of a good mentor 
  • The power of daily breathing, mindset, and mediation work
  • What went well and not so well at Spartan U.S. Championships
  • Her mindset while racing and training
  • and more! 

***Our apologies for the poor audio in this episode, this is being corrected asap***

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Episode 201: Cheating Death and Finding Purpose with Sean Valigura

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In this episode Mo sits down with Operation Valor founder and Captain of the Texas OCR team The Lone Star Spartans to talk about A LOT of things… Sean Valigura has two unbelievable stories of being on death’s door and being pulled back to life each time. Through his experiences he has found purpose and passion in serving and saving the lives of the men that saved his.

We discuss:

  • Being at the right place at the right time when he had 3 consecutive heart attacks
  • Being captured and tortured during his Navy deployment
  • How he found OCR and the Lone Star Spartans
  • How and why he founded Operation Valor
  • How you can help/get involved through virtual races

To learn more about Operation Valor or to sign up for a virtual race or make a donation visit www.opvalor.org

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Episode 200: Ryan Kent Recaps Spartan West Virginia and Training for Tahoe WC

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In this episode Mo and Miles chat with our friend and Spartan Pro team member Ryan Kent. Ryan talks about what went well and what went not so well for him during the recent Spartan U.S. Championships in West Virginia.

We also talk about technique for the 400lb tire flip, behind the neck bucket carry, and get into his preparation for Spartan World Championships in Tahoe. 

Always a great guest, Ryan delivers a great show for you!

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Episode 199: Racing Through Discomfort, Pain, & Why You Need a Sense of Desperation when Racing with Nicholas Ryker

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In this episode Mo and Miles chat with up and coming Spartan Elite Nicholas Ryker. Don’t know this young man?? Well, you soon will because he is making big waves in the elite division and is JUST getting started in OCR… Literally…. 

Although only 23 years old Nicholas has, and shares, wisdom about racing, training and mindset. A few of the key topics we discuss are:

  • If you want to win, podium, or do YOUR best why you need to race with desperation
  • 15 minutes of discomfort for a lifetime of success
  • How he races through the pain and discomfort of dislocated ribs
  • Do you really need to be skinny and lose most of your muscle to do well in OCR?
  • and more!! Again, this young man is wealth of knowledge

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Special Episode!! NORAM Course Preview with Adrian Bijanada

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In this special episode Mo chats with NORAM race director Adrian Bijanada about the upcoming North American Obstacle Racing Championships. We discuss:

  • New obstacles
  • Course changes from last year
  • How to be efficient and patient on obstacles
  • The unexpected challenges of putting together a race on a mountain
  • Pro field
  • and more!! 

If you are going to NORAM you NEED to listen to this episode!

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Episode 198: Corrina Coffin Talks CrossFit, OCR, and More

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In this episode Mo and Miles sit down with TMX Champion, CrossFit Games Team athlete, and Spartan Pro Corrina Coffin to discuss:

  • How being raised on a horse farm with daily responsibilities helped mold her work ethic today 
  • How CrossFit training blends well with OCR racing
  • Can you be on the podium at both Stadium and Mountain series Spartan races
  • If she had to pick between CrossFit and OCR which one would she choose and why
  • Female athletes coming back stronger after having babies
  • Training without gadgets
  • and a lot more!!

This was an incredible conversation and we are excited for our next interview with Corrina!!! In the meantime, CLICK HERE to listen to this episode or download from iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts!