In this Episode, Elijah sits down with Brakken Kraker to discuss his experience commentating for the live stream, broadcast of the Palmerton US Championship series race. Brakken breaks down the men’s field and provides insights and expectations for the rest of the season.
If you are new to the show you will not know that Brakken has been a guest in the past on several occasions. Here are the links to those episodes: Episode 30, Episode 52, Episode 56, Episode 63, Episode 72. You may want to get caught up to have some context for the discussion of LeaderboardFit.
The Obstacle Order was a big part of the launch of Leaderboardfit and we are proud to help the launch of Phase two of Leaderboard, a more custom approach to coaching. Listen for all of the details.
Welcome to this special bonus episode of the Obstacle Order Podcast, episode 125!
The US championship series for Spartan Race is well underway with the 3rd race held in Palmerton Pennsylvania in the books. Runner-up and up and coming Spartan Pro racer Rea Kolbl had an impressive showing and we where lucky enough to catch her on her lunch break to recap the race and her performance.
This episode is short, focused and to the point. If you want an inside look at the women’s field you are going to want to check out this episode. This is the second time Rea has been on the show. If you are unfamiliar with her you will want to check out episode 115 to get her background and see how she has become a top Spartan racer.
In this Episode of the #OOP Eli and Phil discuss the importance of tracking your heart rate while training. They breakdown some experiences with different devices that each of them have had using specific brands of heart rate monitor.
Each of them recently competed in a local Bay Area OCR that proved much more than they were each expecting!
In this episode Eli also determines that Phil’s running form could use some overhauling. Phil agrees. Expect the progress to unfold in episodes to come!
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In this Episode, Philip and Elijah sit down over a tiny mic and catch up on what they have been up to over the past month. This episode had some audio quality issues, but the content was great. Listen to learn about optimal hydration strategies for long workouts. Philip has yet another travel/registration snafu getting to a race.
Also, Elijah recently visited Richard Diaz to check out the secret lab and have his gait analyzed, find out the results during this episode.
The Obstacle Order now has a call in line for taking your calls!
The number you can call to leave a question to be covered on the show is: 530-592-1138
So call in and leave us a message. If your message is selected you can hear it on the show and have it answered by Elijah and Philip.
In this Episode, Philip and Elijah join forces to interview Michael Mark. Michael Mark is a dominant masters Obstacle Racer as well as a threat to the podium in the overall rankings. Michael is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to athlete relations and what mental attributes make up top performers.
This show focuses on the attitudes, practices, and mindset necessary to be the best athlete you can be. Also, the best approach to setting goals and expectations. What is it that separates the champions from the also-rans? Listen to this episode to find out!
In this episode, Elijah sits down with the very speedy Ryan Woods. Ryan is an interesting guy who you can never count out when considering who will be on the podium at any race. The focus of this show is how Ryan has worked on his weaknesses to become more than just a great runner. Now he is truly a force to be reckoned with in the sport of OCR.
He’s not only swift of foot, but he is quite witty as well, so expect an entertaining as well as an informative show. Uphill running technique, downhill running technique, carries, and more are covered on this show.
In this episode, Philip and Elijah reunite to discuss training, race results, and preparation for the Monterey Super Spartan. This week’s episode will give you some insight into the Terrain Racing series if you plan on doing one of those. Also, the guys give you some tips for navigating the rugged terrain of Monterey. Get ready for hills, long carries, and tons of grip intensive obstacles.
In this episode, Bryan “the Ginger Spartan” joins Phil for a conversation about leadership out on course, becoming an OCR celeb and what it’s like to drag a full grown man across a dirt arena after he’s just thrown you on the ground.
We dive into the specifics of what it takes to be such a positive force in the community and get into the specifics of the good and the bad times that Bryan, and many of us, have had to overcome.
This episode is packed with useful information from “the Ginger Spartan” himself so download and listen up!
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