Obstacle Dominator

In this episode, Ben Greenfield and Hunter McIntyre have a crazy wine-fueled discussion, and dive into...

-Hunter and Ben's workout of the week...

-How Hunter has been training for the World's Toughest Mudder...

-Hunter's full clothing kit for World's Toughest Mudder... -Ben's experimentation with fascia stretching for off-season health...

-Justin's question about whether you should combine strength and aerobic in the off-season, or just focus purely on strength...

-Jono's question about the best way to train for elevation when you can't get to race early...  

-Hunter and Ben's best tips for approaching an obstacle when you have "options"...

-And much more! Resources from this episode: -The new Obstacle Dominator 2.0 program -ELDOA training method -The pulse oximeter blood oxygen monitor -Biotropic labs blend of chlorophyll, echinacea, beet, liver and cordyceps (use 20% coupon code "ben"). -Obstacle course video for military pentathlon in the Brazilian Army Questions, comments or feedback? Leave 'em below, and click here to leave your questions now... [audio src="http://traffic.libsyn.com/obstacledominator/ObstacleDominator67.mp3"]

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In this episode, Ben Greenfield and Hunter McIntyre are joined by a super-secret special guest, and delve into...

-Hunter and Ben's top workouts of the week, and why Hunter swears by "machete hikes"...

-Why Hunter kicked the apehanger bell at Spartan World Championships...

-Ben's 1-2-3 combo of Frogskins, chia seeds and a training keg for beating the Ultrabeast...

-How Hunter changed his training this year, and his new secret weapon he drags around... -What exactly happens at Richard Diaz's secret "running lab"...

-The new Spartan doping and drug testing policies, and the top 6 supplements that won't get you in trouble for doping...

-The new Obstacle Dominator 2.0 revealed...

-And much more!

Resources from this episode: -The new Obstacle Dominator 2.0 program -E3Grips -BPC-157 article by Ben Questions, comments or feedback? Leave 'em below, and click here to leave your questions now... [audio src="http://traffic.libsyn.com/obstacledominator/ObstacleDominator66.mp3"]

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:30am PDT

Episode #65: Official (WARNING: Controversial!) 2016 Spartan World Championships Race Recap With Joe DiStefano

In this episode, Ben Greenfield interviews Joe DiStefano, director of sport at Spartan Race, about drug-testing, the nefarious Spartan World Championships blizzard, canceling obstacles and much more.

During this episode, Joe and Ben discuss:

-What a bottle of whiskey and a spear have to do with this episode...

-Why Hobie Call won Spartan World Championships...

-Why nobody got drug tested after the race, and whether they're going to drug test age groups...

-How drunk Hunter got...

-The things that happened on race day that drastically affected results... 

-Why the woman's champ two-peated (and her banana + water training secret)...  

-Which new obstacles are you most excited about?

-If Spartan was too "soft" on the Ultra Beasters on Saturday by canceling some obstacles....

-The inside story of the blizzard that blew in during Ultra Beast...

-Whether they'll move the Spartan World Championships course around to different locations...

-And much more!

Resources from this episode: Dec 2017: Runga in Costa Rica: 8 days, epic food, twice daily yoga, salt water pool and manual therapy and spa services galore, experts from around the world teaching running clinics, kettlebell seminars, lecturing on nutrition, etc. Also daily adventures ranging from zip lining to white water, along with a full digital detox. Code “BEN” gets you a free gift with your SNOW registration valued at $75! Click here to get in now.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:09pm PDT

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