My Brother, Chris Martinez
Ian Torrence pens a memorial to friend and race director Chris Martinez.
Scratching the Surface: Preparing for Poor Underfoot Conditions
How to navigate difficult underfoot conditions when trail running.
Preparing for Steep Events When Mountains Aren’t Available
How to train for a mountain race when you live where it’s flat.
Coach Ian Torrence’s tips for running when your motivation is low.
Quick Turnarounds: Recover and Train During a Full Race Season
How to recover and train between closely spaced races.
Treadmill Training: Welcome to the Machine
Tips for treadmill training.
The Emboldening Time Trial
How time trials can help you improve fitness and prepare for specific race terrain.
Periodization: It Isn’t Rocket Science
How to periodize your trail and ultramarathon training.
Cross Training for Runners
Cross training for runners.
Take It Easy: The Benefit of Backing Off
A how-to for keeping your easy runs “easy.”