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Nick

Nick helps aspiring runners learn how to take a healthful approach to their training and races so they don’t crash and burn before they achieve their goals.

How I Trained for my First 50km “Race”

mountains through the trees 50km

I’ve been on my Illness To Ultra journey for 5 years now. It took me a long time to get to a point where I could confidently execute an 18-week training plan, and it’s that training block I’d like to…

11 tips For Recovering From a Half Marathon Faster!

recover from a half marathon faster

Are you currently recovering from a half marathon? Or are you planning ahead of time and researching how to recover faster once you cross the finish line? Well, you’ve come to the right place!  In today’s post, I share my…

The Best Running Shoes For Overweight Runners

barefoot running

Why are there so many types of running shoes on the market? Aren’t we all fundamentally the same? Well, not entirely; everybody is different, which means running shoe choices will be different too.  When I worked at a running shoe…

30 Days of Yoga – Here’s What I Learned

lunge yoga

Strength work is important for running…..You have to stretch and improve mobility…..Range of motion is integral to an efficient running style…. Have you ever had anyone say these words to you? Probably.  But if you’re anything like me, you might…

Should Every Run be 100% Barefoot/Minimal?

Barefoot running 100% of the time

Not too long back, I was sitting near my front door agonizing over which pair of running shoes I was going to wear for my 10km training run. I’m a minimal runner.  I had to choose my most flexible, lowest…