E. 48 Chad Trammell: World’s Toughest Mudder Champion


Please welcome Chad Trammell to Episode 48 of the Obstacle Order,

How do you win the hardest obstacle course on Earth?

In this Episode, Philip and Elijah sit down with World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM) champion Chad Trammell.  Chad “the Wolverine” Trammell is a dentist in Alaska by day and a sultan of suffer by night. Also, a mountain runner and Spartan Pro.

This interview dissects the tough mudder event itself. What were the obstacles, how did the course designers make this different than other Tough Mudder events.  We discussed penalty laps, psychology and much more.  Chad Trammell explains what he did to prepare for the race and the mindset and physical preparation needed to take on something like this.

Listen to find out what exactly is the World’s Toughest Mudder and how one prepares to endure the 24 hour event. This interview covers the schedule of the event, specifically what it was like for Chad to run from sundown to sun up and many other topics. Have you ever wanted to know what’s it like to do the same obstacle 18 times? You’ll find out here. This is an interview you will not want to miss. Especially if you ever plan on doing something as ambitious as the World’s Toughest Mudder

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E. 47 Motivation Monday’s: Loren Drury, Finding Purpose And Staying The Course


Welcome to Episode 47 of the Obstacle Order

This is another installment of Motivation Monday’s.  On today’s call we are joined by Loren Drury.  Loren is relatively new to Obstacle Racing with her first experience being the Boise Sprint in Spring of 2015. Loren has battled with her weight over the years and has found Spartan Racing to be a helpful anchor to keep her on track with her training and elevate her intensity. As a single mom and full time Special Ed teacher Loren has no shortage of stress in her life. Listen to find out her tips to keep in healthy even when things get tough.  Also, importantly how to build in breaks fun the routine to prevent falling off the deep end.  Through training and preparing for her next race, Loren is making her weight loss stick. Please enjoy this episode of the Obstacle Order’s Motivation Monday’s

To get to know loren more, contact her on Facebook

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E. 46 Motivation Monday’s: AJ Grzybowski Overcoming Drug Addiction and Starting the Spartan Journey


Welcome to Episode 46 of the Obstacle Order,

In this Episode Elijah sits down with AJ Grzybowski for another installment of Motivation Monday’s. In this series the Obstacle Order looks for standout examples of people that have faced their fears and changed their habits to become better versions of themselves and how Obstacle racing fits into that process.

Eight years ago AJ found himself in a jail cell addicted to meth. Learn how AJ beat drug addiction. Now he has a successful business as a tattoo artist and channels his energy towards a life of fitness and sobriety. In this episode, you will hear AJ’s story and discover his secret to beating drug addiction and sticking off it for so long.

If you want some Tattoo work or would like someone to chat with about strategies to beat addiction, contact AJ via Facebook Here.

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