In this episode The Obstacle Order has David Magida, the commentator for the Spartan US Championship series and former Spartan Pro Team member. David discusses with the Obstacle Order the US Championship series results from 2017 and the prospects for the 2017 Spartan Race World Championships in Tahoe.
Listen to find out who David thinks will win the men’s and women’s races in the Spartan Race World Championships in Tahoe. We also dig in on:
How the season has shaped up so far.
Who David thinks wants to win the most?
What is the dynamics between each of the athletes?
Will Ryan Atkins finally stand on top of the Spartan Race World Championships podium?
These questions with David and much more are explored here on the Obstacle Order Podcast!
In this Episode, Philip and Elijah cover a lot of ground. They cover a listener’s question about the magic hydration mixer Elijah likes to use. Philip has a legendary recap of the LA stadium sprint. Elijah recaps his experience of the Washougal sprint. There is a ton of useful information in this episode.
At the very end of the episode you’ll get two awesome workout of the week recaps.
In this Episode, Elijah sits down with one of the all time greats in OCR Hobie Call. This show focuses on the story that leads to the man we all know as The Godfather of OCR. What drove him into the sport of OCR and how did he rise to prominence. Listen to hear some behind the scenes stories from the beginning of OCR.
They discuss the state of the sport and what Hobie considers to be the biggest mistake that is keeping OCR from truly becoming a legitimate sport and how he is going to fix it.
What would an episode with Hobie be if we didn’t discuss his infamous weight vest training protocol and his claim that he could break two hours in the marathon given proper recourses to train?
In this Episode, Philip and Elijah sit down with the one and only Hunter “the Sheriff” McIntyre. It’s been a long time coming getting him on the podcast and he did not disappoint. This episode focused on the life events and personal influences that shaped the OCR champion the world is exposed to today.
Learn how Hunter generates the winning mindset and what separates contenders from participants. Listen to see how Hunter incorporates training with the elite in the respective disciplines of OCR, why calling your friend fat isn’t a bad thing, how most OCR athletes are lying to themselves, and more!
It’s fun, it’s informative, it’s Hunter McIntyre! Check it out and share with your friends.
In this Episode, Philip and Elijah tackle two listener questions in great detail. They also share some of the standout workouts that they have been doing recently.
Thank you for sending in all of your questions. They have all been received and considered and will be addressed in subsequent episodes. In this episode, Philip and Elijah tackle two questions related to Ultra-Endurance events.
The first is regarding how to manage a stacked month with an OCR worlds double, Dallas Ultra-Beast and WTM. A tall task indeed to complete and a tall task to offer advice on.
The second is specific to fueling and pacing for an ultra beast.
Listen to hear the answers to these great questions! Keep them coming by calling our number: 530-592-1138
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.
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!
Also if you have any question you would like addressed on the podcast please call our hotline and leave us a message:
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.