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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 93: Interview with the Men Behind the Magic of USOCR CHAMPIONSHIPS Brett Stewart & Adrian Bijanada

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In this episode Miles and I interview OCRWC race directors and course designers Adrian Bijanada and Brett Stewart.  We discuss:

– Course layout

– Drug testing

– Pro Wave and Age Group Qualification

– Why Texas?? Not that we mind 🙂

– 3 opportunities to “pre-run” the course

– Spartan involvement

–  Will this become an OCRWC/USOCRC series

– and much more!!

This is an information jam-packed episode that you don’t want to miss!

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