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.

The Endurance Diet with Matt Fitzgerald

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Matt Fitzgerald is back, after an amazing world tour, studying the eating habits of some of the greatest elite athletes from a variety of ENDURANCE SPORTS. What were revealed are the common feeding practices these athletes shared. What you will learn may surprise you. From world class Marathon Runners to Professional Cyclists, they all know…

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…

Transitioning from Heel Striking to Mid-Foot Running

Dr. Emily Splichal

Ever since Born to Run was released there has been a revolution from heel striking to “Natural” mid foot running. This revelation has spurred huge shifts in running shoe manufacturing and many runners who have made an attempt to this transition without proper guidance have suffered an entirely new set of injuries. Join me (Richard…

Sandbag Training Tips for Obstacle Course Racing

Crystal Seaver

Nearly all Obstacle Course Events include a heavy carry component and even those that don’t require hill climbing ability. These training challenges are best approached outdoors and typically best conducted by mimicking the actual challenge.  Where am I going with this you might ask? In this episode I have the pleasure of sharing some of…