Tag: Running coach

The How, What and Why of the OCR Run Clinic

The OCR Running Clinic

Most athletes that compete in obstacle races no full well what they’ll get from participating… muddy, beat down and a great sense of accomplishment. They can’t get enough! Investing in the education and training to make an athlete stronger runners, have the ability to put in more work injury free, is a hard sell. We…

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…

Functional Movement, the key to Performance

Listen and Learn

As athletes, we are no strangers to post workout aches and pains. When these signals begin to impede our ability to perform and result in missed training days, it’s time to pay attention. We’ve invited Dr. Steve Capobianco, Medical Director for Rock Tape back on to discuss what’s new in the way of self-treatment, prevention…