150th Episode The Sesquicentennial BeastMaster

Today Pretty Mike catches up with the OG, the guy who started it all, The Beast Master Andrew Hooper.

They talk about all things, starting with how the Beasts OCR began all the way through Drew stepping away to let the group grow into the Non Profit it is today. Recently Drew has moved into motivational speaking and returned to the mud of OCR racing. Make sure and listen to the whole episode as there’s a fanboy story about Adam B and discussion about that time Drew and Mike met on the toughest course Mike’s been on to date.

December Beast Report

This month we learn all about what makes Lorenzo Contreras tick, his joy  of the sport, and his gratitude for the Beast OCR team and racing  community. We will also discuss some workouts to help build your  strength for those heavy OCR carries. Last, check out the nutrition  section for tips to enjoy the holiday meals without overindulging or  feeling deprived.

Episode 146 Brianne Showman

Today Hammer talks with Brianne Showman about being a physical trainer at Get Your Fix Physical Therapy, being an OCR trainer, and her podcast the Highly Functional podcast.  Listen and subscribe here: https://hardwodderone.com/category/highly-functional/ 

Brianne also has a Facebook group Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) Athlete Health And Performance that you should join for tips and trick on better training.  Kyle and Brianne talk allot about strengthening and injuries that are OCR specific and her mission to help her clients overcome them.  This is a great episode going in depth on things you can do to better prepare for the course.

Episode 145 Douglas Arant

Today Hammer talks with Doug Arant from the Beasts OCR group. He recently traveled to Greece for the Spartan Trifecta weekend. They talk about the course, the food, and Greece. They go into depth about walking 15k steps everyday without the additional steps the course added to it and the craziness that was traffic in Athens. Doug talks about how Sparta embraced the entire event and how the parade of nations felt.

Episode 144 Lindsay Smith

Today Hammer talks with Lindsay Smith.  They talk about many things including her background in teaching, what got her into OCR, her first Spartan and the madness that ensued after she caught the race bug. She is a trainer at a Tough Mudder Bootcamp in Tough Mudder Bootcamp Sawyer Heights.   She is returning to racing after a hiatus to have her son.   Lindsay recently completed the Bone Frog Trident after this was recorded. This is a fun episode, make sure you listen to the end.