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Episodes

Optimal Running Performance Begins Here!

12/3/2018
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This is an episode that every athlete needs to hear! If you run, if running is painful, if your running volume is limited by issues with your feet, ankles, knees, hips or back, it’s because you left out some very important elements in your training. I’ve brought back Dr. Emily Splichal a world renowned Podiatrist…Read more →

Duration:00:50:37

INTERVIEW with THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER CHAMP 2018-KRIS MENDOZA

11/19/2018
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They moved the venue to Georgia, nobody expected the event to be harder than it has been… but it was. Much harder. It was cold, very, very cold however still 100 miles were logged among two fierce competitors yet Kris Mendoza prevailed. This is an interview with Kris just after he’s had a chance to…Read more →

Duration:00:42:51

Questions regarding Running your first Ultra Marathon?

11/15/2018
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Once again we invited folks to come on the show, pose questions on topics related to Obstacle Course Racing, Running or anything of that nature. Our guest is Jay Bode of the Overcome and Run Podcast. Someone you may have seen out on the race courses with his wife Heather. Jay is planning to run…Read more →

Duration:00:54:03

Do You Need an Off Season in OCR?

11/9/2018
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Recently I posted an offer for someone to be my guest and to pose some interesting questions regarding training and Obstacle Course Racing. An old friend/client Beni Gifford reached out with what I felt was some solid questions and here is what he wanted to know: I hear a lot of differing views regarding the…Read more →

Duration:00:59:18

Spartan World Championships Podfest Series-Interview #3 The Running Man-Charlie Engle

10/1/2018
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Few people you will ever meet in your life have ever challenged themselves as extensively as Charlie Engle. He is most famous for his “Running the Sahara” in where he and a few other braves souls crossed the Sahara Desert, some 4500 miles of the most unforgiving terrain in the world. It is never a…Read more →

Duration:00:46:20

Spartan World Championships Podfest Series-Interview #4 The Death Race with-Johnny Waite

10/1/2018
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You may not know the name but for sure you’ve heard the many twisted fables credited to the infamous Death Race. Johnny Waite, for lack of a better term, was an early adopter, having participated and on occasion even won the Death Race. He has acted as Race Director and creator of some of the…Read more →

Duration:00:50:09

Spartan World Championships Podfest Interview Series-Interview #2 w/“The Young Guns”

10/1/2018
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If you were to look into the future of OCR you are certain to find these fine young athletes in the thick of Elite Competition at the Spartan World Championships. The Cast of athletes we fondly refer to as “The Young Guns” are made up of Cali Schweikhart, Veejay Jones, James Nair and John Penland.…Read more →

Duration:00:43:50

Spartan World Championships Podfest Interview Series-Interview #1 w/Faye Stenning

10/1/2018
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The Natural Running Network and Host Richard Diaz was invited to conduct interviews pre-race at the Spartan World Championships. This is interview #1 with Elite Pro Faye Stenning in a series of 4 Podfest interviews. In the interview, Faye shares her preparation leading to this event, her thoughts on the competition, her terrible running shoe selection practices…Read more →

Duration:00:32:31

Spartan World Championships – Predictions

9/21/2018
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Once again, the Spartan World Championships is upon us. The Series was highly competitive with the usual suspects taking the podium along with a few surprises along the way. If you’ve been following Spartan Races you may already have your favorites but in this episode I beg the question… Who is going to win? Will it…Read more →

Duration:00:48:55

9/11.

9/11/2018
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BE WARNED THIS CONTENT MAY BE DISTURBING. On this day, 17 years ago, my wife and I woke up in a hotel room just outside Los Angeles International Airport. We spent the night there because that morning we were contracted to provide preseason assessments on the LA Kings Hockey Team. We were preparing for a…Read more →

Duration:00:03:31

The Spartan World Championship – Dark Horse…Rebecca Hammond

8/29/2018
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What seemed like completely out of nowhere, Rebecca Hammond came on to the Spartan OCR Elite field and made people take notice. Its almost unheard of for anyone to walk into the Spartan North American Championship course with only 2 prior events under her belt and cause a stir. Yet, cause a stir she did. …Read more →

Duration:00:31:51

OCR Running Questions and Answers

8/16/2018
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There never seems to be an end to the questions that hard working OCR athletes have regarding their training and racing, with the help of one of our friends Jennifer Herring, Coach Richard Diaz tries to offer his opinion and advice on these topics: Heart rate seems to need a longer pre-race warm up, why?…Read more →

Duration:00:53:09

Spartan 4-0, The Biggest OCR Team in the World

8/9/2018
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By now, everyone is aware that OCR is here to stay. Some thought it to be a fad, if that’s true, I know of over 13,000 dedicated athletes in one single group who might argue the point. What I believe to be true is that the everyday athletes and fitness enthusiasts who have been drinking…Read more →

Duration:00:52:35

OCR Racing Tips and Breaking News!

7/18/2018
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Coach Diaz, who also happens to be the host of this podcast has asked VeeJay Jones Elite Spartan Pro to return to share some insights on training. Learn a few valuable tips on cutting precious time from your racing Get a sneak peak into the infamous Tuesday Morning Training Sessions Learn how to get a…Read more →

Duration:00:45:05

The 80/20 Triathlon Formula

7/5/2018
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My good friend Matt Fitzgerald is back with a new book The 80/20 Triathlon. This training principal is a winning formula for most any endurance sport and I highly recommend that all of my listeners pay attention to this episode. It works for OCR too! Once you understand how important it is to partition your…Read more →

Duration:01:00:10

Young Guns Part II – Interview with Elite OCR Pro Cali Schweikhart

6/12/2018
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Some months ago I did a podcast with what I referred to as the “Young Gun”, VeeJay Jones, the youngest athlete to win an Elite Spartan Race. As a coach, I saw him as the future of the sport, worth nurturing and certainly a prospect for greatness in the sport. However, he is not alone…Read more →

Duration:00:40:24

TMX Championship Preview with Hunter McIntyre and Beni Gifford

6/5/2018
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You couldn’t make this up if you wanted to! Aside from Hunter McIntyre being the reigning TMX Champ and crowd favorite for the upcoming TMX Championship on June 8th 2018. Hunter and his newly appointed wing man Beni Gifford are a couple of cartoon characters. Listen in to here Hunter explain why no one in…Read more →

Duration:00:27:20

Another OCR Question and Answer Episode

6/1/2018
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Its been awhile since last I posted an episode and whenever we are short on content, we put it out to the followers to provide some stimulating questions regarding OCR training and racing. In this episode, I asked one of my East Coast friends and colleagues Kristen Swan Kurtz to give me a hand with…Read more →

Duration:01:02:38

A Visit to The Secret Lab

5/16/2018
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Not everyone has a chance to visit Coach Diaz at his “Infamous Secret Lab” those who do generally end up performing beyond expectation. I thought it might be fun to have one of my clients share his experience and allow you to not only hear his thoughts on the visit but see what went down…Read more →

Duration:00:20:34

Making the Transition from Heel Striking to Forefoot Running

4/25/2018
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It’s a pretty well known fact in most running circles that heel striking and over striding leads to injury. Many runners have made the shift to forefoot running and in doing so have migrated to zero drop shoes. Unfortunately for many, this transition has not come easy and has lead to a variety of new…Read more →

Duration:01:07:16