Tag: half marathon

The Secret to Winning Races and setting PR’s

We talk often on various topics related to obstacle course racing and training, how to develop greater performance no matter the sport, Spartan Racing, Tough Mudder or Marathon Running. In this episode Coach Diaz and wing man Miguel Medina discuss key elements in training to perform optimally. If you want to win races or establish…

Coach Richard Diaz Rants on Running

Coach Richard Diaz Rants

Everyone knows that to be successful in the sport of Obstacle Racing you must develop your running skill. Never mind that of all recreational sports, running leads in the number of injuries that athletes endure. What’s interesting is that the leading cause of these injuries is improper running skill and could easily have been avoided with proper…

An interview with Heart Rate GURU, Dr. Phil Maffetone

DR PHIL maffetone

Dr. Phil is a pioneer in both heart rate and the revelation of our need to return to Natural Running. He preached about and he himself trained in minimal running shoes long before Born to Run became fashionable.  His MAF heart rate training formula (180-age), to this day is still the most effective approach to…

Running Coach Talk & Tips

Hanson's Method

Running a marathon, half marathon or participating in Obstacle racing requires more them determination, you need to develop a training strategy designed specific to your current abilities that will allow you to effectively and carefully prepare for success.  Our host Richard Diaz invited nationally acclaimed running coach Luke Humphrey, author of The Hanson’s Method, a…