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E. 140 Nicole Mericle: Good Grip + Great Running = Winning OCR

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Welcome to Episode 140 of the Obstacle Order!

Nicole Mericle

In this Episode, Elijah sits down with Nicole Mericle.  In this episode, you will learn Nicole’s background and why she has the perfect combination of skills to be a great OCR athlete. Unlike most pure runners of her stature, (division 1 level track and cross country athlete) Nicole also has strong grip from rock climbing.  So it wasn’t hard to quickly get the hang of OCR races and excel at them.

Nicole Mericle

This show goes deep into her story of what led her to OCR and the tactics she uses to improve her weakness. Listen for cool tips to improve grip strength and grip endurance. This episode is packed with great information and is one you won’t want to miss.

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E. 136 Alexandra Walker on Gear, Grip and the Daily Grind

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Welcome to Episode 136 of the Obstacle Order!
Alexandra Walker MudGear
In the latest Episode of the Obstacle Order Podcast Philip sits down with Alexandra Walker of Yancy Camp and the MudGear Pro Team. The show also features the MudGear CEO, Alex Thrasher, or Malko.
Tune in as we discuss training strategies, dissect gear and talk about time management while training for longer effort and cold weather races.”
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E. 134 David Magida on the 2017 Spartan Championship Series

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Welcome to Episode 134 of the Obstacle Order!

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:

  1. How the season has shaped up so far.
  2. Who David thinks wants to win the most?
  3. What is the dynamics between each of the athletes?
  4. 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!

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He also has co-authored a book titled “Essentials of Obstacle Race Training” with Melissa Rodriguez which you can find on Amazon and many other bookstores.

Tune into the podcast below or download it on iTunes!  Please leave us a review and share with your OCR friends to help us reach an even larger OCR audience that would benefit from tuning in.  

E. 133 Eli’s Magical Elixir…and Double Race Recap

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Welcome to Episode 133 of the Obstacle Order!

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.

E. 132 World Champion Hobie Call On Never Giving Up

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Welcome to Episode 132 of the Obstacle Order!

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.

Hobie Call

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.

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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?

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E. 131 Two Time Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Champion Ian Deyerle

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Welcome to Episode 131 of the Obstacle Order,

In this Episode, Elijah and Philip sit down with Ian Deyerle. Ian is a long time obstacle racer and former member of the Spartan Pro Team. Ian has also been part of the two teams that have won the Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge show.

In this episode, they take a look at what happens behind the scenes of TV and what it was like to compete on the show.  Also, some tips and tricks to get on the show.

Ian talks about his minimalist high-intensity approach to training and more.

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E. 130 Saunas, Yoga and Taper.

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Welcome to Episode 130 of the Obstacle Order Podcast

In this Episode, Philip and Elijah do a special taper edition of the Obstacle Order, which is really just a collection of tangents and banter. There are some golden nuggets of information in there, but this episode is definitely categorized loosely as “entertainment”.

Taper Week means lots of tissue prep and stretching. Raceday prep is an important lead up to going #HAM day of. #taper #mobility #spartan

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Philip and Elijah both have races in different places this week, so a taper week is in order.

Also, if you haven’t signed up for our workshop with Johnny Luna Lima and Cole Schwartz at the Savage Barn, Click Here to get signed up!  Space is limited and the cost is an unbeatable price of only $35!

E. 129 The Best Way To Get Your Coin, WoW, Tahoe Prep

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Welcome to Episode 129 of the Obstacle Order!

In this episode, Philip and Elijah are in the studio at Burlingame Fitness to get up close and personal with your questions. This episode is about Tahoe Prep, workouts of the week, and what is the best strategy to earn a coin.

Also, The Obstacle Order will be a hosting a OCR Clinic at the Savage Barn for $35.  CLICK HERE to get all signed up!

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E. 128 Becoming Hunter “The Sheriff” McIntyre

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Welcome to Episode 128 of the Obstacle Order Podcast!

Hunter McIntyre

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.

Hunter McIntyre

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.

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E. 127 Listener Q & A and Workout of the Week

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Welcome to Episode 127 of the Obstacle Order!

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