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Episode 195: Air Force Ken Goes DEEP into Mindset, Racing, Taking Ownership, & YOLO

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Force Ken” dives DEEP into the well on a lot of important topics not just for OCR but for life. We also have some fun talking about his experience on Beastmaster. 

We Cover:

  • Taking ownership of your actions and words
  • Masculinity vs. vulnerablilty
  • Why its critical to be kind vs. being right
  • How to live each day like it’s your last
  • How/why swimming is important for all athetes
  • How he has overcome devastating injury to still race at the highest level
  • His experience on the show Beastmaster 
  • Beating Woodsy & Yuri
  • Conquer the Gauntlet, Savage Race, and more!

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Episode 191: Improve Your Recovery with Aku

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In this episode Mo chats with Paul De Jersey, the co-owner of Aku. Aku, short for Acupressure, is a company that has produced a mat that you can lay or stand on, along with a ball for smaller areas like shoulders and arms. The mat and ball are made from specific metals designed to increase circulation, release tight areas, decrease pain, speed recovery from hard workouts, and sleep better.

This is a GREAT tool for any athlete wanting to perform at their best, improve recovery, and reduce stiffness and injury risk. We had an awesome conversation and we are excited to share it with you.

Check them out a www.akuspike.com and use the code PALEO for 15% off your order

Follow on IG: @akuspike & @dejerz

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Episode 190: Savage Race, Race Officials, Surgery, Listener Q&A

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In this episode Mo and Miles dive into listener questions on:

  • Race nutrition for long 8-24hr endurance races
  • Fasted workouts
  • Should you care about counting macros
  • Why you’re probably not losing weight
  • How to train and taper for and in between races

We also talk about

  • How OCR can hire legit race officials (in Mo’s opinion)
  • Savage Race Central Texas
  • Mo’s upcoming surgery & his recovery plan
  • How you can run a sub 3hr marathon at 70 years old
  • Mile’s creepy stare to get the ladies
  • The word “specificity”…. 
  • and the “mud”ivator 🙂

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Episode 189: Interview with Spartan Pro Brian Gowiski

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In this episode Mo & Miles sit down for a chat with Spartan Pro Team athlete Brian Gowiski! We talk about his recent back to back wins at Spartan Race in Charolette. We also dive into:

  • How he has made mobility a key component to his training this year
  • Who he’s gunning for amongst the male elites
  • Can VO2 max increase as we get older
  • How he has changed since our last interview in 2016
  • His plan for West Virginia
  • and more!

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Episode 188: Interview with Ryan Woods

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In this episode Mo and Miles sit down and rap with the winter bearded wonder, and Spartan Pro :-), Ryan Woods!!

We talk all about how he keeps a positive attitude and mindset amidst his recent Spartan Race mishaps, and how he is still in contention for a podium spot.

We also discuss:

  • How he is in fact an OG Rams fan
  • His plan for this season
  • His thoughts on racing Savage vs. Spartan Race
  • Spartan Ultra 24hr Race for 2019
  • Will he return to World’s Toughest Mudder
  • When you should implement more trail vs. road running
  • Train your weaknesses for a beast
  • and more!!!

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Episode 187: Interview with Spartan Pro Tyler Veerman

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In this episode Mo and Miles chat with another Spartan Pro on the rise Tyler Veerman! 

Tyler live in Colorado and is quickly making his was up the ranks in the Spartan Championship series.

We talk about:

  • His athletic background
  • Transitioning from triathlon to OCR
  • His biggest competition
  • How being a snowboard instructor might be some of the best leg strength and endurance training
  • and more!! 

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Episode 186: Spartan Pro Ashley Heller

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In this episode Mo and Miles chat with College Professor, Realtor, & Spartan Pro athlete Ashley Heller. Ashley, although new to OCR is making a huge splash among the elite females. We talk about:

  • The importance of an aerobic base
  • The importance of knowing your bodies response to training/race pace stress
  • Why you should probable study the race course and journal
  • Visualization of obstacles
  • How to get killer 11″ biceps
  • Mile’s gross mis-wording of “copacetic” 🙂
  • and a lot more!

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Episode 185: Interview with Savage Race Founder Sam Abbitt

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In this episode Mo and Miles sit down with Sam Abbitt the creator of Savage Race. We have a great conversation and learn the “why” behind this race company and all they have to offer our OCR community.

We discuss:

  • How Savage Race began
  • The reason behind obstacle completion over penalties
  • The importance of innovating new obstacles every season
  • Why their focus is to get people out, active, and learn that “OCR is a journey not just a race”
  • Will there every be a Savage Pro Team
  • What to look for in the future for this awesome company

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Episode 184: Listener Q&A with Alix and Mo

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In this episode Alix and Mo dive into your questions on training, nutrition, and mindset! We talk about:

  • How to get faster
  • How to prioritize training for OCR with minimal time available
  • How to curb sweet/sugar cravings
  • Weight loss plateaus
  • BCAA’s… Do you really need them and if so when

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Episode 183: Thibault Debusschere on Beating Jon Albon, Speed Work, & More!

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In this episode Mo and Miles sit down with the Belgian Beast, and one of the few OCR athletes to defeat Jon Albon, Thibault Debusschere (I just made up the Belgian Beast part.. 🙂 )

We discuss his running 7 days a week

  • Speed work
  • All you need is bouldering for strength
  • His race against Albon
  • Training in Belgium
  • and More!!

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