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Are warmer temperatures and longer days beckoning you outside and into the woods for some trail running? More than 8 million people in the U.S. are estimated to trail run every year, making it an ever-growing popular sport. Trail running offers the amazing cardio benefits you get from running...
Trail running, a sport that offers the exhilaration of traversing rugged landscapes and taking in breathtaking views, also presents its own set of unique challenges, particularly when it comes to recovery. Whether you're a seasoned trail runner or just embarking on your trail adventure, it's essential to distinguish between fact and fiction regarding recovery. In this article, we will explore seven prevalent myths about recovery for trail runners, drawing insights from experienced coaches and professional trail and ultra runners.
The Most Common Cause of Knee Pain - Patellofemoral Syndrome (Runner's Knee)  Written by Lachlan Chisholm My Name is Lachlan Chisholm, I am a Physiotherapist and I have a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Nutrition) and Master of Physiotherapy. I am a retired elite middle distance runner, a two-time Australian...
By Alex Dreyer - Runner's Tribe Are you reaching your potential? As a sports dietitian, I see all types of runners turning to nutrition and diet to go further or faster. I’ve been lucky enough to see different approaches to nutrition first-hand, from my time in the US collegiate system eating...
‘SOS Locker Room Talk’ with Steve Vernon of New Balance Manchester. Britain is currently in the midst of a distance-running renaissance not seen for decades. Although there were numerous standout results at the Rio Olympics from British athletes, the true indicator of depth has been the quality of performances...
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, How Bad Do You Want It? , and most recently 80/20 Triathlon. An interesting new study by researchers at the University of Western Australia investigated the effects of periodization in the training...
By Thomas Do Canto, from Walker Street Podiatry So, we’ve had the ‘barefoot running’ hype that bred the minimalist running shoe boom. This boom lasted several years - from 2010 to 2013 there was a vast increase in the availability and market share of this segment of the running shoe...
The Sports Gene' Explores The Science Behind Athletic Success Originally Published Jul 31 2013 - Re-Published with permission by RT 13/1/2016 By: Chris Gorski Not everyone can become an elite athlete. On the basketball court, tall men with abnormally long arms have an advantage over equally athletic men with typical body proportions....
Running & depression By Steve Magness from 'The Science of Running' http://www.scienceofrunning.com/ In high school, my coach would often laugh at the duration of my post-season breaks. It normally would constitute a day or two and then back to the mileage grind. In college, things didn’t change much as I became notorious...
Marathon Training - Women Written by Tony Willson An examination of the some of the world's best female marathon runners' - Lorraine Moller, Grete Waitz, Joan Benoit, Rosa Mota, Uta Pippig, Ingrid Kristiansen, Priscilla Welch, Sonia O'Sullivan and Linda Somers Smith - base training plans. Common patterns within their training plans ...
                   

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