In this episode we discuss what contrast therapy is, how it can help you recover faster to train harder more often, and how to set it up at home. Learn all about a cool running app to help lower your risk of injury.
SGX Coach Anne L'Heureux explains how to read food labels regarding fat content, what to look out for and more.
And SGX Coach Joseph Bautista shares his insight on Spartan Race Program Design giving you an incredibly simple way to plan your endurance training plus common signs of overtraining and how to avoid it.
Check out the show notes at www.spartanunderground.com/episode-9
In this episode we focus on recovery. The missing link in most programs is recovery and here we talk about mobility, and how it is the key to your success in Spartan Race Training. Most injuries are a result of lack of mobility vs. strength, yet we spend most of our time trying to get stronger and little of our time trying to move better.
Learn about the latest research on what self myofascial release can do for your workouts, our favorite SMR tools, and Coach Bonnie Spartan share her successes and failures with Spartan Races. Learn the most common issues that come up with Spartan Races and what SMR exercises you must do to prevent them. She also shares some of her mistakes she made while training for the Ultra Beast and how she is preparing for her next one. Even get her top must haves while running the Ultra Beast.
In this episode, we explain the latest research on how to precool yourself to maximize performance in extreme hot weather. You will learn about a cool app that measures your HRV and reveals how recovered you are for your next workout. SGX Coach Anne L'Heureux shares her best travel tips for better nutrition and fueling as she travels to the World Championships in Tahoe, CA.
In our SGX Coach's interview we chat with Level 2 Coach John Hayley from Chicago. He shares his first ultra beast experience where he got pulled off the course around mile 31 of 32 and what he did to better prepare for his next one. He shares tips on running downhill, focusing on your foundation before specificity training, and much more.
Check out the complete show notes at www.spartanunderground.com/episode-7
In this episode we interview SGX Coach Anne L'Heureux. Coach Anne is a Dietician and a high level Spartan Race Competitor. She shares her own mistakes when she first got into Spartan Racing, and how being unprepared lead to serious injury, which forced her to take time off from training and racing. Coach L'Heureux explains how she came back from training and her philosophy on how you can put together your own training program.
We get into the topic of nutrition vs fueling and how you must understand the difference for optimal health and performance. Anne will be a regular guest on the share since we merely scratched the surface on proper nutrition strategies for Spartan Racing.
Along with the interview we also get into how you can use complex training to improve performance and a cool app to track your sleep cycle each night.
See the show notes at www.spartanunderground.com/episode-6
In this episode we review some recent research on how, if at all, altitude training masks can improve performance and on what inspiratory musculature training is.
In our SGX Coach's interview we talk with Coach Dominic Frazier. Coach Frazier shares his story of how he was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 17 and how he embraced it to help others overcome obstacles. Coach Frazier has a wide range of education for his training background and gives insight on how he puts it all together with unconventional training methods and bringing out the inner athlete with all of his clients.
Check out the show notes at www.spartanunderground.com/epidsode-5
In this episode, SGX Coach and host of the podcast, Mike Deibler explains the importance of starting your program with proper assessments. Learn how to evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses for common Spartan components of training such as, Movement, Power, Strength, Endurance, and Grit.
See the show notes at www.spartanunderground.com/episode-4
In this episode learn all about running economy and some innovated ways to improve it. Also, learn an incredible tool to help you get a better night sleep, improve your sugar metabolism, and decrease your risk for diabetes.
This week SGX interview is with Coach Albert Lu. Coach Lu is a Pose Method Running Specialist on top of being an SGX Coach. Albert discuss what the Pose Method is and how you can use it to become a more efficient runner and reduce your risk of injury.
Check out all the show notes at www.spartanunderground.com/episode-2
In this episode, SGX coach Mike Deibler, welcomes you to the Underground SGX Show.
Learn the essentials for training for a Spartan Race using the R.E.S.T. system. This covers everything you need in order to improve your confidence and performance for your next Spartan Race.
Check out all the shownotes at www.spartanunderground.com/episode-1.
In this episode we review some research showing a kettlebell workout that can increase your VO2 Max and a wearable fitness trackers that measure lactate levels.
In our SGX interview Coach Todd Cambio explains talk his experience as a Level 2 Master SGX Trainer and all about his personal equipment of choice, the Kettlebell.
See the shownotes at www.spartanunderground.com/episode-3