Race-Day Strategy: Run Your Own Race
Alex Nichols, ultrarunner and coach, reflects on how he could have used a better race strategy at the 2021 Western States 100.
Getting Out of the Door When You Lack Motivation
Coach Alex Nichols shares tips for getting out the door to run when motivation is lacking.
Eat on the Run: Adapting Running Nutrition to Your Needs
How to adapt running nutrition principles to your individualized needs.
How to Use Time Trials in Your Run Training
Why and how to use time trials as part of your run training.
Learning From Disappointment
Coach Alex Nichols looks at what we can learn from a disappointing race.
The Advantages of Training on Flat Terrain
Coach Alex Nichols on the importance of flat training in trail running and ultrarunning.
Dynamic Versus Static Stretching
The differences between dynamic and static stretching.
Streaking as a Training Tool
Coach Alex Nichols on using a running streak as a training tool.
Understanding mental resilience and applying it to running.
Coach Alex Nichols on how to embrace the challenging workouts in our training.