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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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Episode 182: Rachel Corigliano Talks Savage Race, OCR Parenting and More

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In this episode Mo and Miles sit down with Rachel Corilgliano, and elite female OCR athlete that dominates the Savage Race circuit among other races.

We discuss:

  • Her experience at NORAM in 2018 and how her will training will change to better prepare for 2019
  • How to still get your workouts in as a busy parent
  • How to train for LOOOONG downhill races, NORAM, when you live in flatlands
  • Her experience with Savage Race
  • And more!!

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Episode 181: Ben Morgan talks Training in Alaska, The Carnivore Diet, Training Fasted, and an “I Get To” Mentality

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In this episode Coach Mo sits down with active duty Air Force ICU nurse and elite OCR competitor Ben Morgan to talk all about his unique and effective training, nutrition and racing strategies.

We discuss:

  • How he uses light therapy during the Alaskan winters of only 4-5 hrs of sunlight each day to stay healthy and motivated
  • How he trains and races in a fasted state
  • How he uses the carnivore diet of 90% meat, and it’s effectiveness in his training
  • How he follows the circadian code for food intake during odd work hours as an ICU nurse
  • How he likes to make himself mentally and physically suffer to build both physical and mental resilience
  • How he stays focused and positive through an “I GET to” mindset
  • and more!

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Episode 180: Canada’s Austin Azar Recaps Spartan Iceland Ultra World Championships

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In this episode Mo and Miles sit down with Canadian Elite Austin Azar to recap his experience at Spartan’s Iceland Ultra World Championships. Austin had to unfortunately withdraw at mile 49 due to injury but gives us great insight on:

  • Training needed to prepare for this race or a race of this caliber
  • Why it was virtually impossible for anyone to complete 100 miles on that course
  • The wise decision to drop out of the race to minimize long-term injury
  • His mindset going in to this race
  • and much more!

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Episode 179: How to Style Hair, 2019 Predictions and Listener Q&A

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This episode starts a bit different than the others. Mo and Miles were having a deep conversation about why Miles needs a haircut and how to style his hair when they both realized “this should be on the air” 🙂

Afterwards we dive into listener questions and discuss:

  • Terrain Race’s new format and ownership
  • Strength training post injury
  • How to cool down after a race
  • How to build your race schedule
  • Strength moments for ultras and mountain running
  • Morning MOGA movements
  • How long should off-season last
  • When you change up your routine
  • Can you keep muscle mass during race season
  • AND Mo lets you know EXACTLY who will win OCRWC & Spartan Championships in 2019

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MOGA Morning Mobility Movements:

Down Dog Hurdle Twist Pigeon 

Quad Shoulder Opener

Glute Bridge

Mantis Cobra 

Rib Pull

Episode 178: Interview with Para-Elite OCR Athlete J.D. Harvey

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In this episode Coach Mo sits down with a close friend and new OCR athlete J.D. Harvey.  J.D. was born with a condition called Phocomelia, where his arms did not develop, yet he didn’t let this condition slow him down. He overcame life challenges, bullying, self-doubt, and negative self-talk, and used these challenges, as he says, “to grow into who I’m supposed to be”.

J.D. took this confidence to Laughlin, Nevada where he competed in the first annual Spartan Para-elite Team Championship taking home second place! In our conversation we discuss:

  • How he used life’s challenges to his advantage
  • How he used mindset, self-talk, & meditation to affirm and solidify his desired outcome
  • How he approached the Spartan race and overcame mental & physical challenges
  • and a lot more! J.D. offers gold nugget after gold nugget of inspiration and motivation for anyone, athlete or not, to learn from and apply to your life

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Episode 177: Interview with Altra Shoe Creator Golden Harper

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In this episode we sit down with the man behind Altra running shoes and the zero drop shoe movement Golden Harper! We discuss:

  • How Altra began
  • How a zero drop shoe is so beneficial to long-term foot health
  • The creation of modern running shoes
  • How over striding, not the heel stack, causes injury
  • How to transition from a 6-10mm shoe to zero drop
  • Strength movements to build bulletproof calves and feet
  • and a WHOLE LOT MORE (we had a ton of great listener questions)

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Episode 176: Shan Khan Recaps World’s Toughest Mudder

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In this episode we are not interviewing a pro. Instead we are talking to an athlete that races at the elite level while holding down a full-time job and going to school for his MBA. Almost every person that races OCR can relate to this in some form or fashion. Maybe you have a family instead of going to school, which is another full-time job in and of itself. We wanted to share Shan’s story and experience to show you that you CAN do anything you want if you focus, plan, and put the right mindset into your training, nutrition, & recovery

Want to know what it takes to grit out 60 miles in 24hrs, soaking wet in freezing 30 degree temps?

Have you been curious what it takes to crew a 24hr obstacle race?

We chat with Shan Khan and Coach Mo and get in to just that, plus find out how Shan managed to train for the World’s Toughest Mudder all while holding down a full-time job AND going to school for his MBA. Oh, and he finished 34th overall out of over 1200 athletes!!

We discuss:

  • Mental & physical strategies to handle the frigid temperatures
  • Nutrition for the race and how it can and needs to be adjusted mid-race
  • How he kept his mind focused during the cold night laps
  • Training and recovery before and after the race
  • The importance of a good pit crew
  • What it is like to crew for a race like this
  • What training looked like leading up to this race with a busy schedule
  • and more!

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Episode 175: How to Eliminate Bad Days & Peak Performance Review

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In this episode Mo & Miles dive into what it takes mentally so that you never have a “bad day” of training or racing again.

We cover:

  • Vegan Santa Claus 🙂
  • What to do when you miss a workout or training/race goal
  • Where/How to shift your focus during hard training sessions
  • How to change your self-talk for a more positive outcome
  • The importance of setting daily training goals and intensions

Then we jump into a quick review of the book Peak Performance and talk about:

  • The importance of rest and extended breaks from training
  • When and why you need to go slow and take it easy
  • How mental fatigue could be ruining your training
  • How to use stress as a tool for success
  • How to get your mind right
  • and more!

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Book: Peak Performance by: Brad Stulberg & Steve Magness