Ep 79: Full Contact Armored Combat Steve Mola & Cross Training

February 8, 2019

Steve Mola joins Evan on this podcast to talk about full contact armored combat.  Think if LARPing had a baby with Mixed Martial Arts, it would probably look something like this.  Steve talks training, lessons learned that can be applied to other sports and more in this unique episode. 

 

Episode brought to you by Hammer Nutrition, use ref# 240887 for 15% off your first order.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush

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Ep 78: Hannibal Race Kuwait Preview & Brands That Support Our Sport

January 28, 2019

Evan and Brenna talk Hannibal Race Kuwait in this preview episode.  Evan shares some unique and sometimes confusing experiences he had while living in downtown Kuwait City a couple of years ago and talks cultural differences.  Then Brenna and Evan talk 2019 CTG Pro Team sponsors highlighting some of the great opportunities that people will have available in 2019.

 

Episode brought to you by sponsors of the CTG Pro Team.  Check out the full list and discounts here.

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Ep 77: CTG Pro Team Nutritionist Luc Labonte & Q/A

January 18, 2019

After great success working with Brenna Calvert and her off season preparation Luc Labonte joins Evan and Brenna for a podcast to answer listener questions.  The listener questions were posted back in mid-December.  Let us know if you enjoy this nutrition focused episode and we will do another one in a couple of months. 

 

Episode brought to you by Luc Labonte Nutrition.  Shoot him a message on Facebook if you are interested in improving your nutrition for OCR or life in general. 

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 76: 888k Finisher Helene Dumais & Otherworld OCR

January 8, 2019

888k finisher and 2014 2nd place Killington Ultra-Beast finisher Helene Dumais joins Evan for a podcast recorded from Otherworld OCR in Frederick, Maryland.  Helene a CrossFit Level II certified coach, accomplished ultra-runner and OCR gym manager discusses her training, future plans and what she changed to finish one of the longest endurance runs in the world. 

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Episode brought to you by Yolked Fortetropin, fertilized egg yolks to improve strength and muscle size.  Use code Strength15 for 15% off your order from https://yolked.com/

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush

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Ep 75: Awkward Pro Team Secrets & 2019 Goals

December 28, 2018

Strength & Speed's first episode with everyone in the same room and things got a little crazy.  Joining Evan and Brenna for this episode is Nathan "NaPalm" Palmer (CTG Pro and Team Captain of Saddle Up from Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge), Christina "HB" Armstrong (CTG Pro and Death Race Finisher) and Daniel Leonard (CTG Family and pacer for Endure The Gauntlet).  The group talks Pro Team takeover and Evan announces his mind numbing 2019 goals.  Then things get really crazy as the team shares personal secrets.

 

Episode brought to you by the Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 74: Pro Physique Competitor & OCRWC Qualifer Heather Cox

December 18, 2018

OCB Pro Physique Competitor and OCRWC Qualifier Heather Cox talks about her new passion for physique based sports but why she still comes back to OCR.  Evan and Brenna talk to her about diet, training, doing both sports, her upcoming race schedule and Evan recommends the best bodybuilding documentary of all time. 

 

Episode brought to you by Harbinger Fitness, makers of gym training accessories, weight vests, dip belts, thick bar grips and more.  Basically everything you need for OCR strength training this off season.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 73: 5x ANW Finalist Michelle Warnky & Christian Athletes

December 8, 2018

5x American Ninja Warrior finalist and 2x Top Five at OCR World Championships, Michelle Warnky, joins Evan and Brenna to talk ninja training, racing, owning her own gym (Ohio Movement Lab) and why there is such a large Christian presence in the ninja community.  Plus, Evan asks some Christmas trivia you can take with you to a family function.

 

This episode brought to you by Atomik Climbing Holds.  From the ninja course to the OCR event, Atomik has the tools you need for success including rig grips, rock holds and now balance trainers.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 72: Team Atomik & World’s Toughest Mudder

November 28, 2018

Wesley "Dr Redtights" Kerr joins Brenna and Evan on this episode to talk about World's Toughest Mudder.  Wesley and Evan finished first in the team category as Team Atomik after winning the sprint lap.  Brenna leads the interview as the group talks strategy, opinions on the new Atlanta venue, thermoregulation, fueling, plans for 2019 and more.

 

Episode brought to you by Atomik Climbing Holds, makers of rig grips, climbing holds, balance trainers and more.  Anything you need to get ready for OCR or Ninja training can be found at Atomik.  Don't miss their Deals of the Day section on their website where they add free holds to your order.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush

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Ep 71: Brenna’s Back Talking CTG & Hammer Race Recap

November 18, 2018

We managed to pull Brenna "Red Beast" Calvert away from her jobs and OCR world travels to talk Conquer The Gauntlet.  Evan and Brenna talk 2018 CTG races, changes to Conquer The Gauntlet coming in 2019, Conquer Youth, Conquer Fitness and obstacle difficulty.  Plus, all listeners get invited to Brenna's house after the Conquer Fitness Pro Team takeover the weekend of December 15th.  Finally, Evan talks The Hammer Race which is an OCR while carrying a 8 lbs. sledge hammer. 

 

Episode brought to you by sponsors of the CTG Pro Team.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 70: OCRWC Recap with Master’s Power Couple Doug Snyder & Lisa Nondorf

November 8, 2018

Master's power couple and Conquer The Gauntlet Pros Doug Snyder and Lisa Nondorf join Evan to talk about their experience at OCR World Championships.  The group talks 3k, 15k, Team Race, obstacle difficutly and what it's like to travel/race overseas. 

 

Episode brought to you by Wreck Bag, use code CTGPROTEAM10 for 10% off your order of the official weighted bag of the OCR World Championships.

Music by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush

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