Welcome to Episode 1 of the Obstacle Order Podcast!
Elijah and Philip are here to bring order to the obstacles you face.
In the inaugural episode you will learn about your hosts: Philip Levi and Elijah Markstrom
On this podcast they will discuss strategies for obstacle course racing.
Proper preparation for obstacle racing can get confusing. From training for the various demands of each type of race, to fueling your body properly, it can all be a little overwhelming. Each episode, fitness experts Philip and Elijah will help you to make order out of the confusion that training for obstacle racing can bring.
Listen to the podcast to learn how to be better prepared for any type of race you plan on doing. Whether it’s a long distance like 13+ mile Spartan Beast or worlds toughest mudder or a shorter 4 mile Spartan Sprint or mud run, these guys have you covered. Listen for strategies to attack any type of spartan race or other obstacle race. Here’s a cool video explaining what spartan racing in all about.
Some specific topics that relate to obstacle race strategy are pre race, post race and training nutrition. Also, structuring training over the course of a year relative to the events you are signed up for. What is the best way to balance strength and endurance training to ensure great results and prevent overtraining? We will dissect these topics and many more.
Philip and Elijah both earned their stripes as personal trainers at the number one gym in America, Equinox. Through their continued education, both have a very broad understanding of fitness and maximizing performance. Elijah earned a B.S in Exercise Physiology. That knowledge base helps Elijah take a granular scientific approach to training and in particular focuses on how nutrition strategies can impact performance. Philip on the other hand has a beastmode approach and flat out knows how to “Do work.” He also has a very expansive knowledge of biomechanics. This combination of grit and science offers you the listener a unique combined perspective on how to get the most out of your obstacle race training preparation.
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