Ep29: Listeners Question & Evan Answers

October 9, 2017

Evan asks for listener questions from Facebook and provides answers to topics including tapering, rig specific training, attendance of OCRWC, how to train for OCR without a OCR gym, questions about ANW, mental training, Ultra-OCR and off season training.  Thanks to Jared Renyer, Brian Fisher, Sean Langworthy, Chris Passanisi, Robert Bondoni, Jack Bauer, Koton Wood, Bilal Jamal, Matthew Puntin and Laura Hein McElduff for the questions.


Ep 28: Chris Maltbie & Toughest Mudder HQ

October 1, 2017

6th Place Finisher (95 miles) from World's Toughest Mudder 2016 Chris Maltbie talks with Evan Perperis about his job at Tough Mudder Headquarters and what it is like to balance the life of an elite Obstacle Course Racer while also working in the industry.  Evan also asks Chris about the location of WTM 2017, the expansion of Toughest Mudder next year and Chris hints at the recent announcement of the Tougher Mudder Championship (recorded before that announcement was made public).  Finally, Evan requests three pieces of WTM merch....which everyone should harass TMHQ about ;)  


This episode brought to you by Merrell.  The official shoe of Tough Mudder, the All Out Crush, also has a line of trail shoes that are perfect for OCR.  They don't hold water weight, have no insole and are durable.  

Intro/Outro from Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush


Ep 27: Randi Lackey & CTG’s Life Saving Story

September 22, 2017
Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team Randi Lackey joins Evan and Brenna for an all Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Episode. Randi shares the craziest story we have heard on S&S and explains how CTG saved the life of her daughter...literally. The team also discusses the CTG Tulsa team race, Randi's fitness accomplishments, how she was on the verge of an eating disorder and how she became the female athlete with the most CTG wins in history. Also, Brenna gives a shout out to X Racewear and Evan talks dryrobe and IronMind Enterprises, Inc.
This episode brought to you by sponsors of the CTG Pro Team: MudGear, Atomik Climbing Holds, Harbinger Fitness, RockTape, Juice Performer and Marena Sport.

Ep 23: Julie Hartjes & the USOCRC Bronze

September 17, 2017

The bronze medalist from the Pro USOCRC 3km Julie Hartjes joins Evan on this week's episode to discuss her amazing performance, what the first ever United States Obstacle Course Racing Championship was like, how she maintains her speed despite being on the verge of the Masters division and her plans for 2018.  Also, she shares some of the funny stories from other athletes and announcers as she made her way to a top three finish.


Episode brought to you by Strength & Speed.  Check out the discount section for the latest from Wreck Bag (SS10 gives you 10% off), a $10 off link for Neptune and to pick up your copy of "Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite OCR". 

Intro/Outro from Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.


Ep 26: Karin Weller & the Hammer Ultra-Cyclist

September 12, 2017

Hammer Nutrition sponsored Athlete Karin S. Weller talks Ultra-cycling with Evan Perperis.  Topics covered include fueling for ultra-endurance sports, the world of ultra-cycling, how she uses a "video game" to enhance her training along with similarities between cycling and OCR.  Also, Evan shares what he thinks is the hardest endurance sport in the world.  If you are into endurance events, this is an episode you don't want to miss. 


This episode is brought to you by Hammer Nutrition, the world leader in endurance fueling.  Use ref # 240887 for 15% off your first order.  

Intro/Outro from Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush


Ep25: Lucas Pfannenstil & The KCOCR Broken Skull Ninja Warrior

September 7, 2017

It's an all Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team episode!!! CTG Pro Lucas Pfannenstiel joins Brenna Calvert and Evan Perperis to talk about how to start your own OCR training group like KCOCR.  Plus, Brenna and Lucas tell Broken Skull Ranch stories, Lucas shares his recent experience on American Ninja Warrior and Evan gives a shout out to his favorite charity Folds of Honor.


This episode brought to you by Juice Performer.  Order Juice Performer's Beet or Cherry flavored products off of Amazon and use code 1CTGBP15 for 15% off.

Pickup a copy of Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite OCR here.  

Intro/Outro from Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush


Ep 24: Jen Rotsinger & a Powerlifter’s OCR Tips

August 28, 2017

The lightest women to ever total of 1000 lbs and Powerlifting Team Manager for Complete Human Performance, Jen Rotsinger, joins Evan for a discussion on powerlifting and OCR.  Topics include improving grip strength, the progression of the sport (OCR vs. Powerlifting), nutrition and more.  Jen is also the co-owner of Gorilla Bench Training Center in Clearwater, Florida and a microbiologist with Kindred Healthcare.


Episode brought to you by Sinergy Sports, for advanced training tools for OCR improvement head over to www.SinergySports.com 

Intro/outro from Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush.


Ep22: Brett Stewart, USOCRC & Mud Run Guide

August 16, 2017

Ep 22: Co-founder and co-owner of Mud Run Guide Brett Stewart talks about starting Mud Run Guide, creating the first head to head OCR show, OCR Warrior and what athletes can look forward to at USOCRC.  If you are headed to TX for the first US OCR Championship, this is an episode you absolutely don't want to miss.  

Episode brought to you by Ompu bringing you apparel needed to perform at the highest levels of OCR.  
Intro/Outro from Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush. 

Ep21: Hannibal, Savage & 24 Hr Solo OCR

August 9, 2017

Brenna Calvert and Evan Perperis catch up on recent races including their recent trip to Lebanon for the OCRWC Qualifying Hannibal Race, Brenna's Savage Race Chicago experience and Evan taking on 24 hours of Shale Hell by himself.  Special shoutout to Folds of Honor and World's Toughest Mudder Community for their great charity work.


Episode brought to you by Atomik Climbing Holds.  

Intro/Outro from Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush.


Ep20: Amine Dib & OCRWC Qualifying Hannibal Race in Lebanon

July 18, 2017

International Fitness Icon and co-owner of the Hannibal Race, Amine Dib talks about Lebanon's only OCR.  Episode includes what may be the first live broadcast of OCR anywhere in the world, the future of the race series, possible expansion locations, a possible deal with Spartan, plans to attend Blue Mountain and OCRWC qualifying.  Plus, Evan finds out about his upcoming trip with CTG Pro Brenna Calvert talking and shares some sneak previews of great OCR content that will be published later this week.  


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Episode brought to you by Juice Performer.  Use code 1CTGBP15 on Amazon.com for 15% off your order.

Intro/outro music brought to you by Marc Capaldo & Madison Ambush