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E. 50 Filling In The Gaps In Your Training: How to Balance Neglect and Hyper focus for Optimal Performance


Welcome to Episode 50 of the Obstacle Order, your source for all things OCR.

In this Episode Philip and Elijah sit down for a long overdue catch up episode.

Special announcement! We are giving away a free box of BeetElite to one iTunes review we select. If a minimum of 10 reviews are posted to iTunes in response to this contest we will vote on the best one.  The author will receive a free box of BeetElite. Go to iTunes and leave a review, then email Elijah at elijahn5@gmail.com to let him know you left a review. If you win, we’ll arrange for shipping ect. The contest will expire in 1 week from air date so get on it!!

Review = Beet elite

This one is a handful! This episode covers a wide range of topics including:

Filling the Gaps in your training: addressing your weaknesses as a pure runner or strength focuses athlete in OCR

Pure Runners vs OCR athlete: why a fast 5k time doesn’t always add up to a good OCR performance

Elijah as a competitive Tetris Player: for more on that, check out this great video on BuzzFeed

How to establish priorities in training and in life: why working on your favorite stuff generally will not lead to success on the course

The 2015 workout:

2015 Workout

The F.U.C.1K: Phil dominates the extreme grade in Auburn CA and makes a few friends along the way. Check out the race series here at singletrackrunning.com

Elijah Battling injury: how he used alternative approaches to a fast recovery from plantar faciaitus .

Finally Elijah and Philip’s plans for the upcoming OCR season.

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