Category: Obstacle Racing

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…

Performance-Endurance Hydration and Feeding Strategies

Dr. Allen Lim

We’ve invited Dr. Allen Lim and Jason Donald to share insights on how, what and when to hydrate, the importance of electrolyte and energy replacement and feeding strategies while training and racing.  Jason was an elite professional cyclist who spent a few years as a member of the Garmin professional cycling team and Dr Lim…

Interview with Toughest Mudder World Champion Ryan Atkins

Ryan Atkins

Canadian Ryan Atkins is scorching the Battle Frog racing series, coming off of his second Toughest Mudder World Championship win where he covered over 95 miles in 24 hours! He is now setting his sights on the Spartan World Championships at Lake Tahoe this fall. Richard Diaz catches up with him to discuss training, running…

Interview with Bart Yasso, Runner’s World “Chief Running Officer”

Bart Yasso

Bart Yasso is considered “The Mayor of Running”. He is recognized around the world, having competed in running events on all seven continents from the Antarctica marathon to the Mt. Kilimanjaro marathon. A delightful ambassador to the sport of running and Runner’s World “Chief Running Officer”, Infamous for the; not so scientific but highly regarded “Yasso…