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Episode 34: Mark Batres

The Running Public

The fastest runner in the sport of OCR today, Mark Batres has been training as a distance runner since he was 8. From child phenom to collegiate stud to 2:19 marathoner to US National OCR champ, Mark walks us through his journey as a runner. He is also a successful endurance coach and we get to pick his brain about training volume, racing weight, and interval work.

2hr 3mins

11 Sep 2020

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Episode 99 – Natalie Miano and Mark Batres – Training Efficiently, Not Longer

Highly Functional

Episode 99 – Natalie Miano and Mark Batres – Training Efficiently, Not Longerby Highly Functional | Podcasthttps://hhf-podcast.s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/HHF.Episode99.TrainingEfficientlyNotLonger.mp3Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with OCR elites, Natalie Miano and Mark Batres.  We had a great conversation about who they are as athletes, what their training looks like as parents and full-time workers, and how their history carries over to how they train and program for their athletes.  You can connect with them on their Website and on Instagram @OCRmommy and @mgbracing. That’s it for today! Thank you for listening, and if you found value in this message be sure to subscribe on iTunes, Google, Castbox, or Stitcher  | Share this with those you know need to hear it on social | And I’ll see you back here in the next episode | This is Dr. Brianne Showman signing off, reminding you to be #highlyfunctional. Listen at highlyfunctional.org Find me at getyourfixpt.com Join me on Facebook: Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) Athletes Health And Performance Follow me on Instagram: @the.ocr.doc Subscribe to my YouTube channel: Get Your Fix Physical Therapy Let’s Connect!  Join the private HardWodder One Facebook group and tell us about yourself.


9 Jun 2020

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How to smash your first 12-hour Ultra Marathon - Mark Batres

Reinforced Running Podcast

Mark Batres is fresh off of a win in 12-hour ORM UltraVirus race.During the episode we talk about:In race strategy and how to navigate a long effort.Nutrition and how to keep fueling for a 12-hour event.Post-race recovery methods so you can keep on moving. And a few other pro tips that can really help you out if you are planning on doing the next ORM race at the end of May. Apply for One-on-one Coaching hereFollow along Reinforced Running YouTube - Reinforced RunningIG Rich -  @reinforced_running_rich & Josh @Ja_shua_riedTwitter @ReinforcedRunJoin our private training group on facebook here.Get your free Guide to faster running @ reinforcedrunning.com/runfaster

1hr 24mins

22 May 2020

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UltraVirus 12 Hour Race Winners - Mark Batres and Kristen Gray

Obstacle Racing Media Podcast

Mark Batres and Kristen Gray talk about what it took to win the UltraVirus 12 Hour Race. Sign up for the next Ultra Virus 12 Hour OCR Report Recap Video

1hr 1min

22 Apr 2020

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172. UltraVirus 12 Hour Race with Mark Batres!

Obstacle Running Adventures

Mike ran Obstacle Racing Media's UltraVirus 12 Hour Race this weekend!  He did lap by lap audio which we think is worth listening to but even better than that is the interview with Mark Batres the winner of the event! Hear how Mark went from just wanting to push a bit for 50 miles to dominating with incredible splits leading to his 85 mile finish! 0 - 2:52 - Intro 2:52 - 7:34 - News 7:34 - 10:21 - Content Preface 10:21 - 26:24 - Mike's Lap by Lap Audio 26:24 - 31:03 - Event Finish Audio 31:03 - 56:06 - Mark Batres Interview 56:06 - end - Outro Check out Quarantine Qorner (Live Daily around 3 EST) Evan Perperis' Physical and Audio Book "Ultra OCR Man" Josh Chase is "Average at Best" Boston Marathon TV Marathon Malasian Spartan Cancellations Tour de France Postponed Meme of the Week Secret Link Follow Mark Batres Train with Mark Batres OCR Discord (continue to keep in touch with the event participants) Next week's episode will be one of the many things we have planned!  The OCR Report Support us on Patreon for exclusive content and access to our Facebook group For a podcast shirt, send $20 to Katelyn-Ritter-8 on Venmo with your size and address Use coupon code "adventure" for 10% off MudGear products Use coupon code "ocrreport20" for 20% off Caterpy products Like us on Facebook: Obstacle Running Adventures Follow our podcast on Instagram: @ObstacleRunningAdventures Write us an email: obstaclerunningadventures@gmail.com Subscribe on Youtube: MStefano Running Intro music - "Streaker" by: Straight Up Outro music - "Iron Paw" by: Dubbest

1hr 2mins

20 Apr 2020

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Episode 94 Mark Batres & Natalie Miano

Multi Sport Media

Episode 94 - we get to know Mark and Natalie and discuss the first Spartan US National Series race in Jacksonville last weekend, how to hold down a full-time job, with a family, fit in the training and still manage to compete at the highest level in OCR. "Mark what's with that one calf guard?"

1hr 8mins

28 Feb 2020

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Evaluate your goals and go after them - Mark Batres

Reinforced Running Podcast

Mark Batres is a coach of athletes, Spartan Pro, and a form high-level runner on the track and roads. Including such accolades as - 5 time all American, and a 2:19 marathon. But his fast running did not make him an instant success at OCR - he worked as hard to learn the sport and is now one of the best in the world.In this episode we cover:Why the fastest runners are not always the best at OCRThe mindset to overcome injury - and in Mark’s case a devastating career-threatening injury. The value of coaching and why you should want a coach who has a coach.And why you should floss your teeth.Follow Mark on IG @Mgbracing and learn more about his coaching at https://www.mgb-racing.com/coach-markHit Subscribe to get the latest episodes of Reinforced Running PodcastApply for One-on-one Coaching hereFollow along Reinforced Running IG @reinforced_running_richTwitter @ReinforcedRunJoin our private training group on facebook here.Get your free Guide to faster running @ reinforcedrunning.com/runfasterGet your free Running Form Ebook @https://www.reinforcedrunning.com/running-form-ebook/

1hr 22mins

31 Dec 2019

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#43 - Turn your sport into your business with Spartan racer Mark Batres

The Answer is Yes

Take a lesson from Mark Batres as he talks about his love for a sport and then turning it into a business. When you are passionate about something your entire life, its easy to understand why the business evolves from there. As a fellow Spartan competitor, I enjoyed my discussion with Mark and his journey of becoming an Elite Spartan Racer. If you love OCR - don’t miss this show. You can find Mark online at www.mgb-racing.com

1hr 21mins

27 Feb 2019

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Training in the Off-Season with Mark Batres

Overcome and Run

This week elite OCR athlete and coach Mark Batres joins me to talk all about training in the off-season: the dos, the don'ts, and how to train to improve your performance for the next year. We start with Mark telling me about his OCR season went, and then he tells me all about the recent Spartan combine held in Laughlin. I also ask him if he's planning on running one of the new Spartan Trail races, and we chat a bit about that. Mark then tells me more about his coaching business, and how and why he got started. We then talk about the off-season, and Mark explains why it's not good to take an excessive amount of time off. He tells me about building a base, and discusses the best ways to use the off-season to improve your OCR performance. I ask him about plateaus in training, and Mark tells me how they happen, and the best advice for pushing past them. We then discuss finding a balance between overtraining and not training enough, and I ask him what some of the biggest mistakes are that people make in the off-season. We end by talking a bit about the Spartan U.S. Championship series next year, and Mark's goals for 2019.


7 Dec 2018

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Running and Training Efficiently with Mark Batres

Overcome and Run

Today Jay talked to Mark Batres about his new endeavor into coaching. Mark shares some great information about: The goal for miles to run in a week  Using a bike to replace running during an injury or to reduce strain on joints Training to both aerobic and anaerobic capacity How to run more effeciently Training to be in the right mental space for a race You can find Mark on Facebook and Instagram to get more information about hiring him as your coach! 


4 May 2018