Tag Archives: Exercise Physiology

E. 107 Pt 2 with Carla Robbins: How To Expand Your Thresholds

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Welcome to Episode 107 of the Obstacle Order,

This is part 2 of a two part episode with Exercise Physiologist Carla Robbins. If you have not done so yet, please go back and listen to part 1 of this episode.part 1 of this episode.

Carla Robbins

The focus of this episode is continuing the conversation around periodization. Many questions are answered in the podcast including: how to allocate time blocks to training, how that should fluctuate during the season,  and how to periodize strength training?

What is the interference effect and how do you avoid it?

Carla Robbins

Also, advanced hydration strategies and considerations. What is the proper amount of carbohydrate to use in your hydration pack? How much water should you really drink? Listen to find out!

The training/life stress bucket.

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E. 107 Pt 1 With Carla Robbins: How To Expand Your Thresholds

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Welcome to Episode 107 of the Obstacle Order,

In the episode Elijah sits down with Carla Robbins. This is part 1 of a two part episode which is jam packed with tons of actionable information.

Carla Robbins

Carla Robbins is a Canadian from the West Coast of British Columbia, who has migrated a little more East over the years into Calgary, Alberta, a place she now calls home. Her passion lies in improving people’s movement, strength and fitness for enhanced performance.

She believes that everyone can benefit from planned periodized, and scientifically grounded exercise programs… and she has the experience and education to prove it! This is why we have her on the *longest recorded podcast to date* on our channel talking about exercise, physiology, hydration, and many things in between!

Carla Robbins

Carla has welcomed any questions, that can be directed through her website and coaching business of Vital Strength and Physiology, accessible through www.carlarobbins.com. Carla understands training at a high level, and gets to test her knowledge on her athletes, from elite and national level athletes to development level, daily.

Carla Robbins

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E. 76 Ben Greenfield: Altitude Hacks, Minimalistic Training, Advanced Recovery Tactics and More

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Welcome to Episode 76 of the Obstacle Order podcast

Ben Greenfield

In this Episode, Philip and Elijah sit down with Ben Greenfield to discuss altitude hacks, the minimalist approach to training, advanced recovery tactics and more.

Ben Greenfield

Ben Greenfield is the host of the Ben Greenfield podcast which covers a wide variety of topic related to health and performance. Also, he host another podcast dedicated to obstacle racers called Obstacle Dominator.

Ben Greenfield

With a masters in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics Ben is no stranger to the finer details of sports performance. That coupled with a more “ancestral” approach to fitness makes Ben the go to source of information for people looking to perform at a high level without sacrificing their health along the way.

Topic covered:

Maximizing training time

Peppering in Exercise to develop aerobic base

Sauna therapy, hot cold contrast showers and compression boots for recovery

You can find Ben over at his website www.bengreenfieldfitness.com for much more details on all the topics covered in todays podcast.

Also, Obstacle Dominator for more OCR specific content

And check out his book here 

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