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Every year as a way of showing our appreciation to our listeners, we do a Black Friday giveaway show. The way it works is simple: Write or message me, Richard Diaz or The Natural Running Network Facebook page and provide a question... more

The 2015 World's Toughest Mudder set the bar high for team participation. With a $100,000 carrot held out for the team that could cover 100 miles in the allotted 24 hour deadline. It was an interesting race and with the best attempts from the top... more

Jaime Lopez is serious about his OCR training; he reads what he can to keep up with the trends in training. He monitors his work via his heart monitor, he abides to specific training protocols and logs all of the metrics afforded him though... more

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... more

Every athlete that follows our show knows that recovery is critical to performance and health. Unfortunately, too few practice effective active recovery. This is especially true among Obstacle Racing Athletes. Our featured guests; Dr. Tim... more

Jim Vance is an elite triathlon coach who has co-authored ?Triathlon Science?. He is a two time Amateur World Champion in ITU and Xterra and holds an IronMan PR of 8:37:09. I brought Jim onto our podcast because he has been at... more

Ryan Atkins, coming off an exceptional race season, finishing 2nd in The Spartan World Championships behind a fearless and relatively unknown Robert Killian, now sets his sites on World's Toughest Mudder. Ryan won this event last... more

Lesley Paterson is arguably the fiercest competitor in the XTERRA RACE SERIES. She has won 2 consecutive world championship titles, was then plagued with injuries which caused her to fall out of the sport almost entirely last year. In... more

Running 100 miles has become common place among the growing community of Ultra Runners. Few can say they have run over 4600 miles across the Sahara Desert, to raise awareness of the need for fresh water in Africa for an HBO... more

In all recreational and competitive running events from your first 5K to a marathon or Spartan Ultra Beast, athletes tend to get injured. Generally injuries come about when the weekly mileage increases along with the intensity. Our host Richard... more
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