Category: Listen & Learn

OCR Running Tips with “Ultra Beast” Miguel Medina

All OCR athletes agree, it eventually comes down to the ability to run. Miguel Medina took second at The Spartan Ultra Beast World Championships in 2015 and was a team member of “The Wolf Pack” winners of the 2014 World’s Toughest Mudder. Suffice to say he knows how important having keen running skills are to…

9-year old girl Completes 24-hour BattleFrog. So begins the Controversy.

9 year old girl Completes 24 hour BattleFrog.  So begins the Controversy. When I first heard that a 9 year old girl had completed a 24 hour BattleFrog obstacle race it was revealed to me in a blog post written by Ekaterina Solovieva, aka., “Solo”, herself a seasoned adventure/obstacle racer/psychologist.  Her catchy title: “A 9-year…

The Next BIG DEAL in Training Technology

Power Running

In previous episodes I had interviewed various coaching experts; guys like Jim Vance and Hunter Allen, both world renowned in endurance sport. We spoke on the evolution of training metrics, such as heart rate, power and the apps in which to gather this information.  All the while behind the scenes, techo-geeks were hard at work…

Eat to Achieve Optimal Weight and Win Races

Listen and Learn

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…