Category: Expert Running Tips

Richard Diaz, is the founder of diaz human performance with over 2 decades experience in clinical metabolic evaluation of endurance athletes. He also is highly respected for his Running Gait Analysis and correction. Here is where you’ll find conversations on the topic of running skills, heart rate training and performance.

Making the Transition from Heel Striking to Forefoot Running

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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…

How too much exercise can kill you! The Haywire Heart

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Have you ever asked yourself… “Am I doing too much, training too hard too often?” In this episode, Richard Diaz interviews Lennard Zinn and Chris Case the authors of – The Haywire Heart a book that reveals… How too much exercise can kill you, and what you can do to protect your heart. We all take…

How to Develop a Successful OCR Sprint Race Campaign like the Pros

New Year Training Plan for OCR

20017 was the year of change in the sport of OCR there seems to have been a power struggle between the Spartan and the Tough Mudder camps. The Television Networks have taken note of this explosive popularity and have answered the call by providing massive coverage of the sport.  NBC has virtually molded the race…