Category: Listen & Learn

Eat to Achieve Optimal Weight and Win Races

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A proper diet can mean the difference between winning and losing races. If you have poor feeding habits, you risk sacrificing your health; you will struggle with your training and may not race at an optimal weight. Matt Fitzgerald is arguably one of the most studied authors on the topic of endurance related nutrition. He…

First Aide Taping for Athletes with Dr. Capobianco

Getting back into racing and training as quickly as possible is the hope of every athlete who has been afflicted with nagging injuries. Dr. Steven Capobianco is the director of education for ROCK TAPE and is recognized as a leader around the world in the application of kinesiology taping strategies. I (Richard Diaz) have personally…

The Run Clinic Road Show… what you need to know to Run and Perform Your Best!

Richard Diaz and diaz human performance puts on elite caliber running clinics

Over the years Richard Diaz (our host) and diaz human performance has put on elite caliber running clinics all over southern California. The impact of this training and education is so dramatic that athletes from all over the country go through great pains to attend and or visit for personal coaching and evaluation. Our current…

An Inside Look at Battle Frog w/ Christopher Acord

Christopher Acord

Battle Frog is quickly becoming the OCR Series of choice among discerning competitors in the world of Obstacle Racing. Christopher Acord is Battle Frog’s chief architect/Race Director, fondly nicknamed “The Beard” for obvious reasons.  We thought it was time to reach out to Christopher to gain some insight into the planning and development of “the…

Powerful Tips to Improve Grip Strength and Running Injury Free

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Learn a few simple exercises that will greatly reduce your incident of upper and lower body injuries that are common among runners and OCR athletes from the ground up offered by Dr. Emily Splichal, world renowned podiatrist and human movement specialist.  In the sport of Obstacle Racing there are a lot of demands placed on…