Obstacle Dominator

Jesse Bruce and his multiple podium finishes at the NORAM Championships last weekend come on the show to quite literally shout about his Canadian awesomenss over the background sound of his kickass gym in Toronto.

Listen to hear about:

-What it's like to be the 2nd fittest Canadian (#longliveatkins)...

-Whyyyyy Canadians are so damn fit and how Jesse's troubled, jail-ridden past propelled him to the heights he's at now...

-How Hunter likes to get rid of his boogers and OCRWC 3k predictions...

...and much more!

Want to be trained personally (online) by Hunter? Email HAOStraining@gmail.com for details.

Get connected with Jesse:

Facebook: Jesse Bruce

Instagram: @oa_jbruce

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 Music courtesy Skorge - Sail (AWOLNATION Dubstep Rmx)

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep28.mp3
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Beni and Hunter call up Cole Shwartz and Matt Kempson to talk about:

-How it doesn't matter if you have "boobies or balls" if you line up next to Kempson at a race, he's gonna beat you...

-Who Hunter (and each of one the guys) thinks of when they think "what would ____ do?"

-Epic tails from the mud run boys training camp out in the woods in Cape Cod... ...and muuuuuch more!

Want to be trained personally (online) by Hunter? Email HAOStraining@gmail.com for details.

Get connected with Cole and Matt:

Facebook: Cole Schwartz/Matt Kempson

Instagram: @cole.ocr/@rockymountainkempson

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep27.mp3
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Twenty-six podcasts into Season 2, we figured it was a good idea to have a "getting to know your hosts" episode. So here ya go! Hunter and Beni have a conversation with Beni and Hunter about Hunter and Beni's lives...featuring, Beni and Hunter.

-Hunter's big news (and adieu) to the OCR world...

-His training camp in Cape Cod with Cole and Matt...

-Beni's increased speed without losing strength...

-Answering many listener questions... ...and much more!

Get connected with Beni and Hunter:

Facebook: Beni Gifford/Hunter Mcyntire

Instagram: @benigifford/@huntthesheriff

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 Music courtesy Skorge - Sail (AWOLNATION Dubstep Rmx)

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep26.mp3
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Beni and Hunter wrangle Spartan Ultra World Champ, Guiness World Record Holder and self proclaimed Battle Unicorn Morgan Mckay for a quick convo on OCR.

-Why she calls herself a battle unicorn and how she harnesses that image during hard points in races...

-The details on her successful world record weighted 10k attempt...

-Why she thinks it is that Canadians are dominating the majority of World Championship races in OCR...

...And much more!

Want to be trained online by the one and only Hunter Mcyntire? Email HAOStraining@gmail.com for details!

Get connected with Morgan: Facebook: Morgan Mckay Instagram: @Worlds_toughest_morgan

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 Music courtesy Skorge - Sail (AWOLNATION Dubstep Rmx)

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep25.mp3
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Beni and Hunter bring on the only professional teenage OCR athlete, Veejay Jones. Veejay has been on the Spartan Pro Team and has more Spartan ELITE podiums that anyone near his age.

-Veejay talks about how he actually is taking his training very lax and how that is giving him his best performances...

-The kind of mentality that ensues when you realize you have 15+ years before you hit your prime...but already are racing the best in the Spartan scene...

-His goal of beating Hunter (the reigning champ) at NORAM this coming August... ...and much more!

Get connected with Veejay:

Instagram: @vj.elite.ocr

Facebook: Veejay Jones

If you want to be trained by Hunter Mcintyre personally, whatever your health and fitness goals, email HAOStraining@gmail.com for rates.

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 Music courtesy Skorge - Sail (AWOLNATION Dubstep Rmx)

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep24.mp3
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Matt "The Bear" Novakovich takes a break from swimming in glacier water and chasing polar bears with spears to talk about his career as a Spartan Pro team athlete and his current goal of taking on world champions in sky running:

-Matt's first spartan race where he chatted with Hobie Call mid race...then beat him by 6 minutes...

-Goes on the record saying a certain someone is the BEST mountain runner in the world (even better than Killian Jornet)...

-Why, if you are trying to reach your peak of athleticism, you're shooting youself in the foot if you drink alcohol and do drugs (sorry Hoonter)...

...and much more!

Get connected with Matt: Instagram: @mattnovakovich Facebook: @MattTheBearNovakovich

If you want to be trained by Hunter Mcintyre personally, whatever your health and fitness goals, email HAOStraining@gmail.com for rates.

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 Music courtesy Skorge - Sail (AWOLNATION Dubstep Rmx)

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep23.mp3
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Beni and Hunter throw up a wild card by interviewing Yale graduate and "social cognitive and affective neural science" author Ryan Keller on the concept of free will as it pertains to performance. No idea what you just read? Ya, us either. Listen in to figure out:

-Where the extra push comes from (or why it doesn't come) when in a battle during a race or training...

-How drugs can effect your brain and how that then can effect your performance (on the course and off)...

-Hunter's opinion of how ridiculous the 12 step program was that he was forced to go through during rehab was...

-Beni and Hunters twin pants-pooping experience on a brutal TMX simulation workout...

-And much more!

Keep your eyes out for the release of the UPDATED Obstacle Dominator Package!

If you want to be trained by Hunter Mcintyre personally, whatever your health and fitness goals, email HAOStraining@gmail.com for rates.

Questions, comments or feedback? Leave 'em below, and click here to leave your questions now...

 Music courtesy Skorge - Sail (AWOLNATION Dubstep Rmx)

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep22.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PDT

Beni and Hunter are celebrating post Tough Mudder X Championships through a power hour (1 shot of alcohol every minute for an hour) with Matt Kempson.

Heads up: if you don't feel like laughing and having a good time, don't listen to this episode.

-Why Matt thought Hunter was going to fight someone at the starting line of the finals...

-Matt's personal experience with placing top 10 against some of the fittest athletes on the planet...

-A little insight into the post TMX party at Hunter and Beni's Lakehouse (Beni's bathing in the kitchen sync and cupcake shenanigans, Hunters flip-cup loss, Ryan Atkin's arm wrestling dominance)...

and much more!

Get connected with Matt:

Facebook: Matt Kempson

Instagram: @rockymountainkempson

Questions, comments or feedback? Leave 'em below, and click here to leave your questions now...

 Music courtesy Skorge - Sail (AWOLNATION Dubstep Rmx)

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep21.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PDT

Hunter and Beni sit down with Matt Walrath to talk about TMX championships and nutrition. Matt was designing Hunter's nutrition for a time and is currently helping Beni not yet diarrhea mid-race.

-You think you know about carb-loading, but Matt will paint it in terms that are so clear you'll feel like a mentally challenged monkey

-Beni is lactose intolerant and Matt and Hunter take turns bashing him for his chocolate milk obsession

And much more!

Get connected with Matt:

Facebook: Matthew Walrath

Instagram: @groceryninja

Website: www.beyondmacros.com

Photo Credits: S Squared Photography.

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 Music courtesy Skorge - Sail (AWOLNATION Dubstep Rmx)

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep20.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PDT

Hunter and Beni bring in a female (THAT'S right, a female) who is dominating the Spartan competitive field.

Faye Stenning fills us in on:

-How she got completely burnt out on racing and what she's doing now to make sure that doesn't happen again...

-Hunters ironic love/hate relationship with Canada...

-What Fayes plans and predictions are for the rest of her season...

and much more!

Get connected with Faye:

Facebook: Faye Stenning

Instagram: @fayestenning_OCR

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PDT