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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Ep 69: 100 Miler Kris Mendoza & World’s Toughest Mudder Predictions

October 29, 2018

Multi-time podium finisher at World's Toughest Mudder and one of the only men to earn the coveted orange jacket (100 miles at WTM), Kris Mendoza joins Evan with guest cohost Leah Hensley to talk World's Toughest Mudder.  Kris talks his training, how he went from 50 miles to 100 in two years, how he got his sick rap skills and why he wears a cookie monster outfit sometimes.  Plus, a couple of shoutouts to our favorite shoes, Merrell.

 

This episode is brought to you by Atomik Climbing Holds, makers of the best tools for ninja, OCR, pegboard, rig and now balance training.  Don't miss Team Atomik, Wesley Kerr and Evan Perperis at WTM 2018.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 68: Bearded Ninja Phil Hucke & War X

October 19, 2018

Ep 68:  American Ninja Warrior (ANW) Las Vegas Finalist and the man with the best beard in OCR, Phil Hucke, joins Evan and special cohost Leah Hensley in this episode.  They talk ANW, what it is like behind the scenes, training for OCR vs. Ninja, beard maintenance and Phil's experience at the recent military themed WAR X challenge in Ohio. 

 

This episode is brough to you by Atomik Climbing Holds, the makers of the best OCR and ninja training tools in the world.

 

Also in this episode is a special chance to win a free pair of MudGear socks.  Listen, share and tag MudGear for your chance (make sure your share is public).  Winners will be announced first week of November via live stream on S&S Facebook page.

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Ep 67: Science of Suffering & Post-48 hr OCR

October 7, 2018

Jared Renyer from JRen Fitness is back for the post-Endure The Gauntlet discussion about what are the physiological effects of Ultra-OCR.  Evan and Jared talk through body fat composition, blood test results from InsideTracker, DARI functional movement test and VO2max test.  Plus, they talk about the "magic" of copper fabric gloves.

 

This episode is brought to you by InsideTracker, blood test results to improve your fitness from begginer to pro athlete.  If you are investing in training and racing, take the time to invest in your health and see what's going on inside your body.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 66: Anders Jakobsson & Marathon Swimming

September 24, 2018

Hammer Nutrition sponsored Anders Jakobsson joins Evan to talk about his transition from powerlifting to marathon swimming (swims over 10k in length).  Included in this episode are fueling strategies, the "everest" of marathon swimming, training schedules and lesssons learned that can be applied to Obstacle Course Racing. 

 

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 65: Tattooed Pro Jamie Stiles & Hybrid OCR Training

September 14, 2018

Tattooed OCR Pro Jamie Stiles, known for her 10 podiums at Savage Race and world class performances at OCRWC and North American OCR Championships, joins Evan and cohost Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Ashley Samples.  They talk about Jamie's figure compettitor days, how shes uses Crossfit now, why she loves Savage Race, MIT Tough Team and more.  Plus, the group shares tattoo stories.

 

Episode brought to you by Wreck Bag, use code CTGPROTEAM10 for 10% off your order from www.Wreckbag.com

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush

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Ep 64: Cage Fighter Michael Adsit & Entering OCR

September 10, 2018

Former cage fighter Michael Adsit joins Evan to talk about what it was like being the the early days of a sport.  He takes us through his cage fighting career of no holds barred fighting of what would eventually morph into the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.  Long removed from his career in cage fighting, Michael has recently found the new sport of OCR. 

 

Episode brought to you by Inside Tracker.  Invest in what is going on inside your body so you know how to maximize your health and performance at races.

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush

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