Aerobic Deficiency

It can be hard to understand if you have a poor aerobic base or not…. especially without taking yourself to a science lab. The above gives you a few descriptions of what it could look or feel like if you are experiencing aerobic deficiency. The key to enhanced endurance performance will always start from yourContinue reading “Aerobic Deficiency”

Strength exercises for trail running (How to video part 4 of 5)

Strength exercises for trail running part 4 of 5 for tips on how you can implement strength exercises into your trail running routine. If you have trail running goals like a 50/100km event, getting your strength exercises in can be a key performance enhancer.

Sue Moore (client inspiration)

Well Sue, look how far these “boring walks” (now boring rides and swims) have taken you. Ok, let me set some context for people reading. I have been coaching Sue now for roughly 4+ years. Let’s break that down again, the first year that Sue and I worked together I was still the “old Nathan”.Continue reading “Sue Moore (client inspiration)”

Strength training for trail running (how to input strength work into your program)

Strength training for trail running running can be a hard thing to do. How much strength training do you do? How heavy do you make the strength training and how do you know if it is impacting your trail running on the weekend? This is video 1 of a 5 video series going over strengthContinue reading “Strength training for trail running (how to input strength work into your program)”

Beginners Warm Up Tutorial

Do you ever find yourself getting injured all the time? Potentially you aren’t preparing your body to workout effectively by not performing a specific warm up for the specific training modality ahead. Easy guide to a 10-15min warm up below. This Thursday 6:00pm on Team Morris FB page I will be going live to discussContinue reading “Beginners Warm Up Tutorial”

Prioritising my time (#CoachNic)

9 months is a long time to have off training. A week before I fell pregnant I completed an Ironman 70.3, so my fitness was at a peak. During the first few weeks of pregnancy I kept my training very basic and focussed on looking after my body and keeping my health in prime form. Continue reading “Prioritising my time (#CoachNic)”

Virtual or in person Morris Method running group!

Do you like running (or fast walking)? Believe it or not, but your body can become super fit without pushing the intensity, and I am on a mission for the rest of my life to prove it. Our running group is not about hard running, just easy and fun for the all to join in.Continue reading “Virtual or in person Morris Method running group!”

Training with a new born and getting motivated.

Click the Youtube video log below you will get to meet our beautiful baby girl Zara Morris (or click here). I couldn’t (and don’t want to) live a life without setting myself personal and family goals. Are you walking through life without really achieving something other than going to work everyday…..? My thoughts on gettingContinue reading “Training with a new born and getting motivated.”

Running lighter on the trails

Click here to schedule yourself in: Tuesday 6:00pm with a conversation about how you can feel lighter and thus go longer on the trails. If you have a passion for trail running or even speed hiking like I do, this video will give you a few tips and tricks I use to stay feeling “lightContinue reading “Running lighter on the trails”

How much rest do you need?

Which one are you? Above the line or below the line? Feel like you can’t sustain a training program without potentially burning out, constant fatigue or even overuse injury? Don’t worry this was me for years trying to get better at long distance running. The video below will give you some insight into what toContinue reading “How much rest do you need?”