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

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.”
Alexandra Walker
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E. 43 Laura Messner: From Wanna Be Britney Spears to Obstacle Racer


Welcome to Episode 43 of the Obstacle Order,

In this episode, Elijah sits down with Spartan Pro Laura Messner. Laura has an interesting and unexpected background for a Spartan Athlete; she was an aspiring pop star.  In this interview, Laura discusses her transition from the clean superficial world of modeling and singing to the gritty muddy world of OCR and how that is a better fit for her.

Other topics covered:

Mindset: the proper mindset for attacking obstacles, training and racing

Recovering from injury: developing patience and resilience

Yancy Camp: how Laura got involved, and what Yancy Camp is.


Facebook: Laura Messner

IG @wickedlmessner

Twitter @wickedlmessner

Check out Episode 44 here:

E. 31 Isaiah Vidal and Yancy Culp: Creating a Super Hybrid Athlete.


Welcome to Episode 31 of the Obstacle Order,

In this Episode, Elijah and Philip are two parts of a four way interview with Yancy Culp and Isaiah Vidal.  This episode focused on the coach athlete relationship that Yancy (the coach) and Isaiah (the athlete) have.

The topics discussed are Yancy camp and how that relates to what Isaiah is doing in training and how that could impact a potential member of Yancy Camp.  For more on that, make sure to check out the past episode the Obstacle Order did with Yancy on the topic.

Also, the pair gives the audience insight into what it is like to train for a year round sport with inherent competing physical interests.  In other words, in a sport that requires and athlete perform in races ranging from  3-16 miles of Obstacle Course racing, with money on the line, how do Yancy and Isaiah keep their eyes on world championships when other important races with completely different demands also matter.

When the training for an extended climbing course overlaps with a short course on a motocross track, how does that impact training.  And, when the results don’t measure up in the shorter course, how does Isaiah manage the psychology of not winning.

You can find Isaiah Vidal on Facebook

You can find Yancy Culp on Facebook

E. 25 Training the Spartan Pros With Yancy Culp


Welcome to Episode 25 of the Obstacle Order,

In this episode, Philip and Elijah sit down with Yancy Culp.  Yancy is a Spartan Racer, coach to Spartan Pros, personal trainer and football coach. In this episode you will learn about Yancy’s background and what led him into the world of OCR.

This show covers some of the differences between the different OCR companies.  Yancy explains how Warrior dash can be a great introduction to obstacle course racing.  He compares Spartan with Battlefrog.

As Yancy got more involved in Obstacle Racing, he starting coaching athletes.  He got so busy he had to expand his coaching business to an online offering.  This is called Yancy Camp.  Here you will be able to do the actual workouts, scaled down as needed, as the top Spartan Pros.   In Yancy Camp you are paired up with Spartan athletes including Matt “The Bear” Novokovich, Glenn Racz, Rose Wetzell, Isiah Vidal, Miguel Medina, April Dee and several more.  Many of which have been interviewed on this podcast!  There will be time slots during the week to interact with the athlete you choose and ask them questions you have about preparing for OCR.   Listen to find out all of the details.

We delve into some great training details, what’s going on in the world of obstacle racing and much more.  Learn how to manage training in the Aerobic and anaerobic zone and how to apply this to your next race.

Yancy is also involved with BeetElite one of the favorite products of the Obstacle Order.  Yancy also recommends this cool training tool called the Demon Sled.   You can contact Yancy directly through PM on Facebook.  Also, check out the Yancy Camp Facebook page

Play episode 25 here