Tag Archives: triathlon

Interview with World Triathlon Champions Leanda Cave and Tim Don 05/23 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

Interview with World Triathlon Champions Leanda Cave and Tim Don 05/23 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

Leanda Cave won the Ironman World Championship and the 70.3 World Championships in 2012. Tim Don won 4 triathlon World Titles and competed in 3 Olympic Games. Richard Diaz asks about racing, where the sport is taking them and how they like the ride so far.

Tim has a great start on the 2014 season and Leandra is hungry for another win at the Escape from Alcatraz in June. Join us for a unique and candid conversation with two world class triathletes.

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The Science of Going Fast with John Cobb 12/13 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

The Science of Going Fast with John Cobb 12/13 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

John Cobb is world renowned for his expertise in aerodynamics, the wind tunnel and as bike fitter to the most competitive triathletes and cyclists in racing. Listen as our host Richard Diaz interviews John Cobb, innovator andJohn Cobb founder of Cobb cycling.

Anyone who is serious about triathlon or cycling competition has heard of the legendary John Cobb. When you have done all that you can do with your training, all that’s left is how efficiently you can move through space. John Cobb is the master of finding power through positioning and aerodynamics. If you have never heard of John or are eager to hear what he has to say about The Science of going fast, you’ll need to listen in!

 

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Interview with Joe Friel 12/06 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

joe-frielInterview with Joe Friel 12/06 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

Meet Joe Friel, the most sought after Triathlon and Cycling coach in America. This is a rare opportunity as Richard Diaz and Joe Friel discuss training philosophies for runners and triathletes. Learn the importance and role heart rate and power has in training.

 

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How to Become a Sponsored Pro Athlete 11/22 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

How to Become a Sponsored Pro Athlete 11/22 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

Sean Watkins, Watkins INK. Heather Jackson

In the endurance sports world competition is tough, finding sponsors and making a living is even tougher. Join our Host Richard Diaz and guests Sean Watkins-president of Watkins ink., and pro triathlete Heather Jackson as they reveal what it takes to go pro.

It’s not enough to be a great athlete, being wise in business, making the right contacts and getting exposure in the right circles are all part of the equation of turning pro.

Sean Watkins is the founder and president of Watkins Ink., a sports marketing company with an impressive stable of pro triathletes and cyclists. He is in the business of spotting talent and nurturing careers for some of the best athletes in the world. Heather Jackson, is one of the hottest female triathletes in the world today, coming off of 3 impressive wins this year:  1st Place- Oceanside 70.3 (2013) 1st Place- ESCAPE From Alcatraz Triathlon (2013) 1st Place- Wildflower Triathlon (2013)

Do you think you have what it takes to become a sponsored pro athlete? If so, this is a show you do not want to miss!

 

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What’s up with Aero Helmets? 11/15 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

What’s up with Aero Helmets? 11/15 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

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Join host Richard Diaz and guest Paul Craig, President of Running and Cycling Ent., and exclusive US distributor of Rudy Project, makers of the most favored Aero Helmet at the IRONMAN World Championship. Learn what an Aero Helmet can do for your finish times.

 

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All about Compression Wear for Runners 09/13 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

compressionAll about Compression Wear for Runners 09/13 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

Compression tights look great while training and racing. Quality running tights, socks, and accessories offer huge benefits, if you know when, what and why to wear them. Listen as Richard Diaz and Richard Verney, Director of Sales at 2XU demystifies there use.

When is the best time to wear compression socks vs. calf sleeves? Does compression wear make me a faster Runner? How can recovery tights reduce soreness? How do I best care for these technical garments? All of these questions will be addressed in this interview. If you race and or train and don’t understand compression, this is a show you don’t want to miss!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-natural-running-network-live/2013/09/13/all-about-compression-wear-for-runners

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Eric Heiden 5 time gold medalist 08/30 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

eric-1-400x300Eric Heiden 5 time gold medalist 08/30 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

Eric Heiden, 5 time gold medalist in speed skating, pro cyclist and now physician for BMC pro cycling team.  No other athlete has broken as many records in a sport as Eric. He swept every event in speed skating in the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid.

Now Dr. Eric Heiden serves as team physician in a sport he is very intimate with, professional cycling. He is also founder of the UC Davis Sports Performance Center. It is very rare to have a physician with such a unique view of athletic performance both as a world champion and a medical professional. Listen as our host Richard Diaz interviews ones of the greatest American athletes of our time.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-natural-running-network-live/2013/08/30/eric-heiden-5-time-gold-medalist

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Faster! The Science behind Speed

Faster-400x300Faster, is a new book on the topic of speed as it relates to triathlon, running, cycling, swimming and overall performance.  Listen as author and astronautical engineer Jim Gourley and Richard Diaz discuss the science that few athletes consider yet should!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-natural-running-network-live/2013/09/05/faster-the-science-behind-speed

 

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Lesley Paterson “The Scottish Rocket 09/06 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

LesLesley Paterson “The Scottish Rocket 09/06 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

Lesley Paterson “The Scottish Rocket” Xterra World Champion, don’t be fooled by her fun loving nature, she is a ferocious competitor. Listen as Richard Diaz chats with her as she prepares for the 2013 Xterra World Championships in Kapalua Maui on Oct. 27.

On 23 October 2011, Paterson won the Xterra World Championship in Kapalua, Maui, despite suffering a flat tire on the bike stage, and falling on the run stage. She recorded a run time of 43:54, almost 10 minutes faster than Lance Armstrong, whose presence had led to increased publicity for the race. Paterson repeated as champion in 2012, winning by almost four minutes over Bárbara Riveros.

Paterson coaches triathletes using the name Braveheart Coaching, she describes her coaching work as “the hardest and yet one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done in triathlon.  She is working on a project to produce a reality TV series in which she trains underprivileged kids to race their first triathlon.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-natural-running-network-live/2013/09/06/lesley-paterson-the-scottish-rocket

 

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Sott Tinley, Triathlon Legend 08/02 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

Sott Tinley, Triathlon Legend 08/02 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

Scott-TinleyScott Tinley is a triathlon legend. He won the Ironman World Championship twice and the Ironman World Series 3 times. No other pro triathlete remained competitive as long as Scott.  Join Richard Diaz as he revisits the sport with one of its principal players.

“People always ask me why I haven’t tried to use my name more to continue profiting off my career, to continue my legacy,” he says. “I’ve always thought that people who were asking for more than their 15 minutes of fame were asking for trouble… for me, it’s more important to throw myself into things and figure them out. To keep things changing.”

Scott was inducted into the Triathlon and Ironman Hall of Fame in 1999.

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