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Now displaying: February, 2020
Feb 11, 2020

The 2020 race season is officially underway.  In this episode I introduce our brand new sponsor, Fit Bar.  Fit Bar has amazing obstacle course racing, ninja warrior training, and other grip training equipment.  I recently picked up one of their Beater Bars and absolutely love it.  This is a great way to get in your OCR specific training when you don't have access to obstacles to train on at your house.  Click the link here to see all their products:  http://bit.ly/2RZQije  Use code OCRUNDERGROUND to save on your order.

With the Spartan Race season just getting underway, I give my race recap of the first US race of the season held at Chino, CA.  In addition to my recap, I shared some insight on running your own race.  After an event that happened to me during the race, I had to take a step back and focus on what I had control over in the situation.  Hear about how this might help you deal with situations that don't go your way.

In my research review I cover a rarely talked about topic of over hydration.  Most are away of the dangers of dehydration, but it is time to hear the other side of the story.  Find out if you are more at risk for suffer from overhydration during some of your longer races.  Plus I give some insight on how much water you should be drinking and what to consume with your water.

Finally, in my interview I chat with Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Tanya Pennington.  Tanya is the owner of Nurish to Thrive and has been working professionally in the fitness and nutrition industry in several capacities for 20 years. Her passion for health and wellness began in 1994 and has continued to grow.  She obtained her degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science.

Tanya is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner & Certified Diabetes Specialist. She opened her practice, Nourish to Thrive, where she is able to help clients from a therapeutic standpoint. She is able to address and identify imbalances in the body and intervenes with nutrition for improving overall health and wellness.

In addition to running her nutrition stores and her thriving practice, you can also find Tanya regularly public speaking on the topic of nutrition. Most recently, she began teaching nutrition to the Hanford Fire Academy at the College of the Sequoias.

In this interview she explains some of the common issues she comes across with dealing with nutrition and food intolerances.  She explains her process of removing problematic foods from your diet and restoring proper gut health.

Tanya also gets into her experience with recently completing the Spartan Ultra Beast and shares some of her insights into how to properly prep for the race.

Complete show notes:  www.ocrunderground.com/episode-68

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