Tag Archives: VO2max testing

Training Smart with Heart Rate 04/11 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

Training Smart with Heart Rate 04/11 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

DrSanMillanTraining with heart rate is the most effective way to improve endurance for cycling and running.  Join Richard Diaz and Dr. Iñigo San Millán, director of the Exercise Physiology Lab & Sports at the UC School of Medicine as they discuss heart rate training.
Dr. Iñigo San Millán was selected as Colorado’s Top Thinker 2013 in Health. He also served as director of physiological testing for the professional cycling team Garmin-Transitions, Spain’s pro team Once and Saunier-Duval, as well as Astana in 2007. While a number of his former employers have been beset by doping scandals, San Millán is widely regarded as an exponent of a clean cycling.

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The Mindset of an Ultra Endurance Champion 04/04 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

The Mindset of an Ultra Endurance Champion 04/04 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

travis-1Meet Travis Macy, a World Class Endurance Athlete and Leadman record holder and inspirational speaker who teaches The Ultra Mindset, deciding to “choose to give up choice”, a method of embracing fear to overcome great obstacles in competition and in life.

Listen as Host Richard Diaz and Co-host Vanessa Runs; delve in to the mindset and principals that Macy uses to compete in the world’s most grueling Ultra Marathons and Adventure Races. He has won the event that makes the term “Ultra” seem inadequate; The Leadman, a combination trail running marathon, a 50 mile mountain bicycle race,  a 100 mile mountain bike race, a 10k run and a 100 mile trail run, all at over 10,000 feet in the Rocky Mountains!

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How to Train for a Half Marathon 03/28 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts

Luke HumphreyHow to Train for a Half Marathon 03/28 by The Natural Running Network Live | Sports Podcasts.

The Half Marathon is the most popular running event in the world today. More runners participate in this distance than any other race. Join Richard Diaz as he discusses training for this event with Luke Humphrey, Author of Hanson’s Half Marathon Method.

Luke is the owner and head coach of the Hanson’s-Brooks Distance Project and 2 times Olympic Trial Qualifier and 5th place finisher at the San Diego Marathon with a time of 2:14:39. Listen as these two coaches share insights and theories on preparing for Americas favorite running distance.

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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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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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Hello world!

We have so much to talk about, I hope you’re listening, I know that I am. What I would enjoy is to have some a chance to interact with people who have questions, opinions and ideas that are related to anything to do with human performance. My expertise is in endurance sports but I also have quite a bit of experience working with various types of athletes.

To be clear… I am not an expert in sport technique, don’t ask me how to dribble a soccer ball or how to improve your tennis serve. What I do is work behind the scenes, the fundamentals of movement, energetics and neural muscular education.

I have extensive experience with triathlon and running and am the founder of The Natural Running Network and The Natural Running Coach Certification Program. If it has to do with running, I am your guy. If you add a ball or racquet to it, those are bending my rule. Enough said? Great, now let’s get to know each other. To learn more about my services and my programs here are a few sites that may help you.

I am excited to hear from you!

Sincerely,

Richard M. Diaz

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