The OCR Underground Show
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Learn the secrets to improving your Spartan Race and other Obstacle Course Race performance from the best SGX coaches across the country. Discover their best training methods to dominate obstacles and avoid burpees.
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Episode 32 - NJ Beast Recap, Interval Training Recovery, & Programming Obstacle Skill Training
In this episode, get a Spartan Race Recap for the NJ Beast. SGX Jono Blodgett is on to give a complete summary of the race and how to train for this this one in the future. In our research review, I discuss interval training. Specifically we review a study that looks at different methods for comparing the best way to determine how long you should rest between sprints. The results were a little surprising to me. And finally in our coaches's corner, I have on SGX Coach and Wordworker, Sam Slosman. Sam has his Bachelors degree from Fresno State, in Kinesiology: Exercise Science. He ran his first race in 2015 and fell in love with the sport instantly. He has dedicated his life to figuring out the most efficient way to conquer any obstacle in your life. Sam also loves to test his mind and body both physical and mentally by completing Endurance events that last from 4hr to 12hrs. Sam is a Spartan Obstacle Specialist, specializes in functional training, and a skilled woodworker. Sam reviews how he sets up in OCR training program. He discusses in great detail how he organizes his different workouts from endurance training, strength work, and skill development. He discusses some of his favorite strategies for helping his clients better prep for the unknown element in racing to help them better prepare for anything they might face. Sam explains how he sets up his obstacles in his programs for a more race stimulated workout. And finally he gives some tips in case you want to try and build some of your own obstacles. All that and more in this episode. Complete show notes: www.ocrunderground.com/episode-32