Whether you've been running for years, or just getting into the sport -- you're fully aware of the glorious aches and pains that often accompany increased mileage or effort. Sure, your body may settle into a groove and those shorter, natural paced runs barely tick your comfort meter. Then, there are those longer, faster, harder, [...]
The trail makes me happy. Even after hours of running, sweating, chafing, bugs, thorns, etc. The trail makes me happy. Is that odd? Am I odd? Or, is it possible that there is a bit of science at work? What senses are stimulated by a little time on the trail and what benefits should we [...]
-Benefits of training with a group. Race day. Just you versus time. PR, BQ, First Overall, or in your division, running certainly sounds like the ultimate individual effort. Is it really? Sure, setting out for a long run, unplugged from the world, clearing your mind of nothing but the sound of your breathing and a [...]
- Five Quick Tips To Maximize Your Hill Workout Most everyone, by now, is aware that if you desire to improve your strength and speed, run hills. And, it should go without saying, that if you would like to improve your ability to conquer races with significant elevation gain, you run hills. Climb stairs. Take [...]
So, you're considering trail running? Good call! More and more of your peers are seeing the benefits of loosening the binds of the road, so maybe now's the time you do the same. To help confirm your decision, I'd like to offer you a few beneficial expectations as you set-off on your new adventure.