Obstacle Dominator

Beni and Hunter nail down the owner of the OCR World Championship organization, Adrian Bijanada, for an interview about the release of the new 100m OCR World Championship event. They chat about...

-The format, purpose and available details of the course...  

-What is going on and what to do when certain race companies aren't paying out what they owe for prize money

-Hunter's predictions for the Iceland Spartan championships...

...and much more!

Get connected with Adrian: Instagram: @adrianbij Questions, comments or feedback? Leave 'em below, and click here to leave your questions now...

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep42.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

Beni sits down with Matt Mosman and Hoonter (kind of hoonter) to chat supplements. Matt is the CEO (Chief Endurance Officer...so clever) of EndurElite, the new super hot, super sexy, super transparent supplement that is sweeping the OCR podiums.

-How his product is so good, the unsponsorable (Ryan Woods) is sponsored by it...

-Hoonty needs to get some quality signal...

-All the different tricks that supplement companies try and pull over on the consumers to save money on manufacturing...

-As well as some tips from the supplement on how to get the most out of your supps...

...and much more!

Get connected with Matt:

Facebook: Endurelite

Instagram: @endurelite

https://endurelite.com/

Beyond Macros Nutrition Coaching Hunter has been working with for the last 2 seasons. If your goal is to nail your nutrition to a T to perform your best for upcoming races, go to beyondmacros.com/OCR to learn more and sign up. If you’re interested in 1-on-1 nutrition coaching you can set up an initial call with Matt by emailing coaches@beyondmacros.com

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

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep41.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:17pm PST

Hunter and Beni find Richard Diaz (the running doctor) at a coffee shop in Squaw Valley after the Spartan World Championships and sit down to chat about:

-How OCR people are more fit than most average athlete from other sports...

-Rich's opinion of the Truform curved treadmills...

-How "you can't win if you run like shit"...

...and much more!

Get connected with Rich: http://www.naturalrunningcoach.net/ Facebook: Richard Diaz

Beyond Macros Nutrition Coaching Hunter has been working with for the last 2 seasons. If your goal is to nail your nutrition to a T to perform your best for upcoming races, go to beyondmacros.com/OCR to learn more and sign up.

If you’re interested in 1-on-1 nutrition coaching you can set up an initial call with Matt by emailing coaches@beyondmacros.com

Want to be trained personally (online) by Hunter? Email HAOSTraining@gmail.com for rates and details. Questions, comments or feedback? Leave 'em below, and click here to leave your questions now...

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep40.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:08am PST

Ian Hosek chillaxes with Hunter and Beni in Squaw Valley CA to chat about:

-How the owner of Dave's Killer bread is quite the killer...

-How you can't interrupt the recording everytime someone farts (yes that's Rose Wetzel who walks by, smells the room and says "ooooh thats terrible!")...

-Ian worked for Nike during their Breaking 2:00 marathon attempt and he got a deep inside look at the inner workings of how they choice and trained the athletes for the attempt...

...and much more!

Beyond Macros Nutrition Coaching Hunter has been working with for the last 2 seasons. If your goal is to nail your nutrition to a T to perform your best for upcoming races, go to beyondmacros.com/OCR to learn more and sign up. If you’re interested in 1-on-1 nutrition coaching you can set up an initial call with Matt by emailing coaches@beyondmacros.com

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

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep39.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

Hunter and Beni wrangle short-short donning gollum Ryan Woods at the BeetElite party house in Lake Tahoe the day before Spartan World Championships, with a guest appearance from Rose Wetzel and Mack Roesch.

They cover:

-Ryan's racing kit (or lack thereof)...

-Lyndsay Websters epic win at the Tougher Mudder Champs where she stuck around to help the other elite women up Everest (quarter pipe obstacle)...

-Rebecca Hammonds hilarious fumble with her first time attempting the tyrolean traverse mid race (yet somehow still getting 2nd and beating Nicole Mericle)...

...and much more!

Get connected with Ryan:

Facebook: Ryan Woods

Instagram: @rjwoodsy

Beyond Macros Nutrition Coaching Hunter has been working with for the last 2 seasons. If your goal is to nail your nutrition to a T to perform your best for upcoming races, go to beyondmacros.com/OCR to learn more and sign up.

If you’re interested in 1-on-1 nutrition coaching you can set up an initial call with Matt by emailing coaches@beyondmacros.com Want to be trained personally (online) by Hunter? Email HAOSTraining@gmail.com for rates and details.

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep38.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

Beni, Ben and Hunter...a trio never before recorded together. This is a great when where they range all over diferent topics and get three different points of view on things like...

-how the commitment of marriage is supposed to work when people are constantly changing...

-where the podcast has gone...

-Sheep testicles (of COURSE. Ben IS the guest afterall)...

...and much more!

Yes there's background noise in this one and we apologize! But as Hunter says, "Don't be a pussy."

Get connected with Ben:
Facebook: Ben Greenfield

Beyond Macros Nutrition Coaching Hunter has been working with for the last 2 seasons. If your goal is to nail your nutrition to a T to perform your best for upcoming races, go to beyondmacros.com/OCR to learn more and sign up. If you’re interested in 1-on-1 nutrition coaching you can set up an initial call with Matt by emailing coaches@beyondmacros.com

Want to be trained personally (online) by Hunter? Email HAOSTraining@gmail.com for rates and details. Questions, comments or feedback? Leave 'em below, and click here to leave your questions now...

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep37.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

Beni and Hunter speak with Paul Koczera, the Director of Education and Training at Trueform Running, about the crazy challenge Jo Desena put on Isaiah Vidal moments before he was going to race Spartan World Champs:

-How 4 athletes commited to run in cargo containers in complete darkness with no feedback on Trueform treadmills for 24 hours...

-Jo Desena's offer to buy Isaiah a car if he could run the farthest out of the 4...

-Hunters hooliganary with stealing dildos...

...and much more!

Learn more:

Instagram: @trueformrunning

Facebook: TrueForm Running

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

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep36.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:00am PST

Beni and Hunter nailed down an interview with the famous BROCR boys Bill and Jacob while in Tahoe.

Hear about:

-A whole lot of nothing...

-The Whoop strap and how hunter thinks tracking bio signals is dorky...

-Sexy talk about aerobic foundations...

...And much more!

Get connected with BROCR:

Facebook: BROCR

Instagram: @BROCRMedia

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

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep35.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:47am PST

Beni and Hunter chat with Jack Bauer, the inventor of the new Spartan Ranking system that was released by Yancycamp.com. We get into the nitty gritty:
 
-What makes the system so accurate...
 
-Why Hunter was only 6th in Spartan last year when he was a dominant racer...
 
-Many ways that this system will work to change the sport...
 
...and much more!
 
Get connected with Jack/Check out the ranking system:
 
Facebook: Jack Bauer
Instagram: jack_bauer_ocr
 
Beyond Macros Nutrition Coaching:
Hunter has been working with Matt of Beyond Macros for the last 2 seasons for nailing down his diet. If your goal is to nail your nutrition to a T to perform your best for upcoming races, go to beyondmacros.com/OCR to learn more and sign up. If you’re interested in 1-on-1 nutrition coaching you can set up an initial call with Matt by emailing coaches@beyondmacros.com
 
Want to be trained personally (online) by Hunter? Email HAOSTraining@gmail.com for rates and details.
Questions, comments or feedback? Leave 'em below, and click here to leave your questions now...
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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep34.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

 

We all saw the post that Hunter made aggresively calling Robert killian a cheater on Instagram. The ensuing chaos that followed was so negative that Hunter, the king of trash talk and strong opinions, deleted his post and decided to chat with Robert man to man. 
 
Listen in to discover:
 
-Does Hunter say sorry, or does he double down on his accusations?
 
-Roberts reaction to the whole incident...
 
-The choice words that Roberts wife had for Hunter when she confronted him at the Spartan World championships...
 
...and much more!
 
Beyond Macros Nutrition Coaching Hunter has been working with for the last 2 seasons. If your goal is to nail your nutrition to a T to perform your best for upcoming races, go to beyondmacros.com/OCR to learn more and sign up. If you're interested in 1-on-1 nutrition coaching you can set up an initial call with Matt by emailing coaches@beyondmacros.com
Want to be trained personally (online) by Hunter? Email HAOSTraining@gmail.com
 
Get connected with Robert:
Facebook: Robert Killian
Instagram: @robert_killian

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep33.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

Beni and Hunter sit down with premier OCR coach Yancy Culp to talk about pre-race predictions for Spartan World Championships, plans for the epic case race party, and much more:

-Big news from the Alpha Warrior race series as well as the release of a NEW ranking system for Spartan...

-How surviving cancer changed Yancy's perspective on nutrition and life...

-Nutrition advice from his wife Amy Culp (the head nutritionist of the Texas Longhorns)...

...and much more!

Get connected with Yancy:

Facebook: Yancy Culp

Instagram: @yancyculp @yancyculpofficial

Beyond Macros Nutrition Coaching is the company that we have chosen to help us prepare for big races. Hunter has been working with founder Matt Walrath for the last 2 seasons and you can hear more from him on episode 30. They offer OCR specific 1-on-1 coaching, as well as an online coaching program. If your goal is to perform your best for upcoming races, or to maximize your training going into next season go to beyondmacros.com/OCR to learn more and sign up. If you're interested in 1-on-1 coaching you can set up an initial call with Matt by emailing coaches@beyondmacros.com.

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

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep32.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:47am PST

While Hunter is off busy in New York picking gum off the street with his mouth, Beni called up newcomer and UP and comer Kris Rugloski to chat about her dominance in the sport so far. Hear about:

-Kris's goal to be unbeatable in the great country of Texas in 2019 (that's right, that means you Alex Walker)...

-How she plans to win both the 3k AND the 15k OCRWC in 2020 (something only ever done by Jon Albon)...

-A catch up on Beni's tour of the US's eastern National parks...

...and much more! Get connected with Kris:

Facebook: Kris Rugloski

Instagram: @krisrugloski

Check out Grit Fitness Facebook:@gritfitnesstx

Instagram: @gritfitnessocr

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

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep31.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:38am PST

Matt Walrath is such a wealth of easily applicable knowledge on nutrition that we just had to have him back on the show for a long episode. We dive into the nitty gritty deets of nutrition for different types of athletes, as well as lots more:

-Mixing carbs with protein preworkout makes carbs more bioavailable... -Hunter rethinks leaving OCR with the release of the Crossfit "news" (really rumours at this point) about the elimination of regionals... -Fantastic advice from Matt to Beni about his "poopy pants" race and workout issues... ...and much more!

Get connected with Matt: Beyond Macros website: https://bit.ly/2wveVt5

Instagram: @groceryninja Facebook: Matt Walrath Want to be trained personally (online) by Hunter?

Email HAOStraining@gmail.com

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep30.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:16am PST

Hailing from high in the clouds in Lake Tahoe, big hoont and Coach Kyle (aka coachtmud, mudder tarresa, theodore-mud-money, coach honeysuckle etc) ring up sweet sweet Beni to recap "Coach's Camp" where Hunter and Kyle spent the past week dirtbiking up mountain slopes, paddle boarding in the icy blue lake, slalom skiing and several other awesome activities.

-What it's like to live in the same house for 40 years in one of the outdoor adventure playgrounds of America; Lake Tahoe...

-How Coach Kyle was able to complete the "pipe challenge" when Hunter couldn't...

-What put Kyle in the role he is today as the awesome Coach Mudd of Tough Mudder...

...and much more!

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

Get connected with Coach Kyle:

Instagram: @coachtmud

Facebook: Kyle Railton (Coach)

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep29.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

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

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep28.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

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
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:39am PST

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

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep26.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:33am PST

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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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep25.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

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.

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep24.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

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.

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

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep23.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

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.

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

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...

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

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

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 PST

Hunter and Beni see Matthew at the gym they train at in Park City every week, so they decided it was time to get the gold medalist in front of the mic for a chat.

You'll hear them talk about:

-What its like to beat names like Mo Farah and Chris O'Hare on the track...

-Contrary to the popular stigma of olympic aspirations from birth, Matthew shares how he used track to just "stay fit for soccer" in highschool before he realized his real running potential...

-Hunter argues with Centrowitz about whether 100m sprinters actually BENEFIT from RACING at elevation

And much more!

Get connected with Matt:

Instagram: @mgcentro

Facebook: Matthew Centrowitz

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep18.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

Tommy Hackenbrook sits down with Hunter and Beni to talk about his extremely successful career as an athlete, and where he's at now:

-Tommy gives the nitty gritty facts about what the difference is between an athlete who's working hard, and an athlete who's a champion...

-His reign as the winningest champion (excluding Hunter) on Steve Austins Broken Skull Challenge...

-His business endeavors with the Crossfit gyms he owns and runs... And much more!

Get connected with Tommy:

Facebook: Tommy Hackenbruck

Instagram: @tommyhacksaw

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep17.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

Jacob Bosecker and Bill Brumbach of BrOCR Media come on the show to talk about...well, brocr.

We cover:

-The boxing match that was supposed to go down between the bros and Matt B. Davis...

-A ridiculous story by Hunter about the time he fought four Irishmen in Rome in defense of Merca (and WHY he bit one of them in the tit)...

-Just what BrOCR media is and what they do... and much more! Get connected with BrOCR

Media:

Facebook: @BROCRMedia
Instagram: @brocrmedia

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep16.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50am PST

Dipped in honey and Mr. Mac&Cheese talk to the girl who's got the best chance of knocking the undefeated Corinna Coffin off her TMX podium, Orla Walsh.

-Orla drops some major threats to her competition at the TMX champs June 8th -She talks about how being placed on the Spartan Pro team helped to bring her out of the alcoholic spiral she'd began since her mothers untimely death, and gave her a second chance at life with a purpose. -A special message to Robert Killian from Hunter. and much more!

Get connected with Orla:

Instagram: @orlawalsh16

Facebook: Orla Vermontster Walsh

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep15.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:50am PST

Adrian Bijanada is the founder of OCR's independent Championship races OCRWC, NORAM and the European Champs. Aside from some HILARIOUS jabs at Adrian for Hunter's continual screwing up at worlds (and a confession from Beni about racing when he maaaaybe shouldn't have,) this episode is FILLED with what actually goes into this crazy sport we're all in love with.

Find out...

-Why no, its NOT so simple to set up a successful race series... -How, when you only have 1-3 events a year, you are able to test everything and make it all go smooth on race day (and several entertaining examples of when it didn't go smooth)... -And much more...

Learn more about the OCRWC: http://ocrworldchampionships.com Facebook: @OCRworldchampionships

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep14.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:50am PST

Hunter and Beni call up Ryan Kentilicious Fergilicious to figure out what he changed to FINALLY start having dominant race wins and performances.

-Ryan admits that, even though his running game is stronger than ever, he's doing low mileage...

-How to have high volume at the same time as low mileage...

-Kent's worst/most memorable race experience...

Get Connected with Ryan: Instagram: @dr0p_the_hammer Facebook: Ryan Kent

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep13.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:58am PST

From the dregs of the rocky mountains comes today's flamboyantly fabulous guest, Matt Kempson. So much trash talk. So many call outs. Listen up!

We cover...

-Matt's bold call out of his brother Ryan for THIS WEEKEND'S Spartan Stadium sprint in Citi Field...

-Top tips from 2 of the top competitors in TMX (Hunter and Matt) on what to focus on for short course domination...

-How Matt uses OCR as a conduit to become one of the best athletes on the planet and gain respect from other top athletes...

-A truck load of trash talk including Kirk DeWindt, Ryan Woods and Ryan Kent...

-And much more!

Get Connected with Matt:

Instagram: @rockymountainkempson

Facebook: Matt Kempson  

Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep12.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:50am PST

When you put Hunter McIntyre, Ryan Woods and Beni Gifford on a call together...its gonna get explicit. So...that's your warning!
 
We cover:

-What it's like to be the coolest kid on the Spartan block right now... -How heavy carries are more about having the legs to get through it than the upperbody strength to hold the bucket... -A bit about what it was like to recieve the call about his drug related disqualification from the OCR World Championships... -Ryan's prestigious offer to join the "Spartan Select" team...

Get connected with Ryan: Instagram: @rjwoodsy Facebook: Ryan Woods

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep11.mp3
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While Hunter was swimming in TMX prize money, Beni hunted down his female OCR counterpart, Corinna Coffin, for an interview:

We discuss...

-Corinna's battle between her love for being an endurance athlete and smashing crossfit/TMX style competitions...

-Her view on nutrition, being a soon to graduate sports dietitian...

-How Corinna has one of "those faces" that doesn't show her internal pain cave struggle during races, and how she may have to hit a new level to take the win at the TMX champs...

Get connected with Corinna: Facebook: Corinna Coffin Instagram: @cscoffin13

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep10.mp3
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As a former emoloyee of Battlefrog (the famous race series gone bankrupt) Beni was able to secure a call with the new CEO Brian Parker to talk about the return of the froggy race before the press releases begin next week.

Listen in to discover:

-The EXCITING 3 new tv shows Battlefrog lined up for release...

-The locations and number of race they will have for all those weekend warriors in 2019...

-The NEW short course format to be featured at all their races...

And more!

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep9.mp3
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Hunter and Beni interview OCR industry expert, mega-media presence and fellow OCR podcast host, Matt B. Davis.

We talk about: -Matt's past work as a production assistant working with Gary Busey and Quentin Tarantino... -How Matt believes OCR is still the wild west of un-predictability as far as industry and sport stability goes... -Hunter shares BREAKING NEWS that, the most loved OCR TV show, Steve Austins Broken Skull Challenge is... Listen in to hear the breaking news and much more!

Get Connected with Matt:

Facebook: Matt B. Davis

Instagram: @mattbdavis

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep8-a.mp3
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Ben Greenfield, Hunter McIntyre & Jacob Heppner get down to the nitty gritty in Sacremento!

In this episode, you'll discover:

- Similarities between cross-fit and OCR...

- Tips to succeeding in cleans...

- The hardest part of the Sacremento course...

- What's up next for Ben, racing-wise...

- How to train to do the splits...

- Their best workouts of the week...

- And much more!

Connect with Jacob: @jheppner66

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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep7.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm PST

Oh Caaanada! We've brought multiple time world champion Lindsay Webster on the show to pick her brain. Whatcha think aboot that, eh?
 
Discover:
 
- the key behind Lindsay's explosive yet consistent rise to the top of the field in OCR...
 
- how she came back to win an NBC series Spartan Race even after having her hair stuck in the barbed wire for over 3 minutes...
 
- what it's like to be married to an equally dominant counterpart in the same sport, and a dark secret about the couples' famous dog Suunto you didn't know...
 
Get connected with Lindsay:
Facebook: Lindsay Webster
 
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Direct download: ObstacleDominator-Ep6.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm PST

Today we wrangled the Godfather of OCR into a call: THE Call, Hobie. See what we did there?
 
You'll hear about:
 
-Hobie's top nutrition tips and his unique training style...
 
-Whether he feels he made the right decision to retire or not, and how he's dealing with retired life...
 
-The never before heard hilarious story of Hobie and Hunter's battle for the early Spartan World champs...
 
-And much more!
 
Resources/get connected with Hobie:
Facebook: Hobie Call
Instagram: @callhobie
 

 

Direct download: ObstacleDominatorSeason2Ep5.mp3
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Hunter and Beni snagged Spartan Pro Team member and probably the most improved athlete of 2017, Alyssa Hawley!

They discuss:
-The gym her and her Dad are running together...
 
-Alyssa's experience on Steve Austins Broken Skull Challenge...
 
-The races she plans to dominate for 2018, and WHY so few Spartan Pro team athletes don't seem to ever branch out from Spartan...
 
-And much more! Resources/get connected with Alyssa:
 
Facebook: Alyssa Hawley

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Direct download: ObstacleDominatorSeason2Ep4.mp3
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Welcome to Season Two of Obstacle Dominator, featuring Beni Gifford as co-host!

Hunter and Beni snagged the eligible Kirk Dewindt to chat about his experience on the Bachelorette TV show (and a couple other Bachelor spin-off shows) and how he went from wooing Carli on TV, to placing 5th at the US OCR Champs in 2017.

Also discover:
 
-How watching Robert Killian win the Spartan Race World Champs on NBC inspired Kirk to lace up and sign up...
 
-The type of training Kirk is doing to get ready to throw down in the US Spartan Series in 2018...
 
-What it takes to get selected for dating shows like The Batchelorette, Batchelor Pad and Batchelor in Paradise...
 
-And much more!
 
Resources/get connected with Kirk:

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Direct download: ObstacleDominatorSeason2Ep3.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Welcome to Season Two of Obstacle Dominator, featuring Beni Gifford as co-host!

On today's episode, Hunter and Beni interview Yancy Culp, about his connection to the new sponsor of Spartan Race and what it means for the sport, how cancer made him start "racing happy," and more.

-Hunters secret morning mind prep practice that involves hanging upside down while bleeding from his nose...

-The mindset Yancy teaches his kids every day...  
 
-The live scoreboard for the 50lb powersystems slam ball challenge that you can post your score on to see how you stack up...
 
Connect with or follow Yancy:
Facebook: @Yancycamp
 
Instagram: @YancyCulp

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Direct download: ObstacleDominatorSeason2Ep2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:47am PST

Welcome to Season Two of Obstacle Dominator, featuring Beni Gifford as co-host! On today's episode, Hunter and Beni interview Mack Roesch, who made nearly 100k from obstacle racing last year, and is aptly nicknamed "the Mack Truck." Mack Roesch is 215 lbs of 4% body fat shredded colby beef, and they get to talking about:

-How all 3 of the people on this episode have competed on the Skullbuster of Steve Austins Broken Skull Challenge, Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge AND were top 10 finalists in Tough Mudder X...

-How getting smashed to the point of crying over and over in pee-wee football turned him into the psycho competitor he is today...

-Mack's favorite way to workout to stay jacked like a sweating onion yet insanely fast on the course...

Connect with or follow Mack Roesch:

Facebook: Mack Roesch Instagram: @MackRoesch

Resources/products mentioned during this episode: https://caterpylaces.com

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Direct download: ObstacleDominatorSeason2Ep1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:32pm PST

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