In this Episode Elijah sits down with Chris Kelly from the Nourish Balance Thrive podcast. Chris is a return guest who is a wealth of knowledge on the topic of metabolic testing and biomarkers for health. Listen to episode 62 of the Obstacle Order for his first interview.
The focus of this episode is how to know if you have gone too low carb for too long. What to look out for when training for a high intensity sport and following a low carb diet to see if it isn’t working. This can be done via lab testing or qualitative measures.
Even if you don’t follow a low carb diet you are going to want to listen to this episode.
In this episode Philip and Elijah sit down with WTM 2016 Champion Trevor Cichosz. This is the second time Trevor has been on the podcast.
In his first appearance, Trevor spoke with the Obstacle Order about his background and how he got involved with Obstacle racing as well as his experience in the 2015 WTM in which he placed 2nd. You can listen to that episode here to learn more about Trevor.
This episode focuses primarily on Trevor’s Breakthrough performance at the 2016 WTM in which he won the solo competition.
Listen to learn the mindset and strategies Trevor employed to win the grueling 24 hour event.
In this Episode Elijah sits down with Evan Perperis of Team Strength Speed. Evan is all over the OCR world and is a wealth of knowledge. He spent some time on the Obstacle Order after completing The Worlds Toughest Mudder. Evan is a pro team member of Conquer the Gauntlet and sponsored by Hammer Nutrition.
This episode covers Evan background and how he got involved in Obstacle Racing. He goes into his fueling strategies, cyclic training strategies. Also, how to simultaneously bulk with traditional lifts and build grip strength and endurance with adding extra grips.
Another cool topic is Evan’s epic adventure to run 7 OCR courses in 7 days.
In this episode Elijah and Philip sit down to discuss bulking season, the off season , Spartan’s new Season pass. When is a good time to take a break and what is the best thing to focus on during the off season. Philip explains some cool exercises he has been doing.
Is full range of motion in the Squat necessary to improve maximum force output?
Should Spartan prorate the season pass for people that bought theirs in the middle of the year?
When is a good time to do curls in the Squat rack?
If you were stranded on a desert island ( with a squat rack and weights) and had to pick one exercise heavy dead lifts or heavy squats, what would you pick?
Those questions and more are answered on this episode of the Obstacle Order
In this Episode Philip sits down with Coach Pain. If you had the opportunity to complete a BattleFrog series race you may have noticed the hype man was exceptional. That man was Coach Pain. He is known for saying “Conduct Your Business”.
Pain comes on the Obstacle Order to offer you some motivation and perspective. Just in time for the off season!