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Want to run fast? Learn to run easy.

Thinking of picking up the pace but feeling tired all the time? Perhaps you are losing motivation due to the stresses and impact of speed training? This article is sure to make you smile as now you...
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Downhill Running Tips from Doug Hay

Doug Hay takes a look at how to improve your downhill running style, and thus your speed, in “The Trail Runner’s Guide to Fast Downhill Running” The Lost Art of Downhill Running As runners we talk a...
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The Barefoot Benefit - David Roche

“Running exclusively barefoot or in "barefoot" shoes can actually make some runners slower, especially on downhill’s or technical surfaces.  That doesn't mean you should never run barefoot. In ...
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Get to the top faster!

You are either climbing lover or a climbing hater and if you’re the latter, you’re going to have to learn to love it, because climbing and mountains are fundamental parts of trail running. Wildrunner...
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Race your best with Periodization, by Alex Kurt

Many of us race too often to race well. Sage Canaday explains why, and how you can structure your training to maximize your trail and ultra race results.The following is a excerpt from an article...
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Trail Running for Beginners by Jeff Galloway

Many people find that the transition from road running to trail running is not as easy as it might seem. This brings to light that technique could be a crucial element when it comes to becoming a...
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Running or Walking Efficiency when Climbing

Many a trail runner - beginner or pro - has posed the question - when is it more efficient to run when tackling steep climbs?  The following is a excert on this topic from an article composed by Ian...
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How to achieve your goals

Many of us have goals we want to achieve in life but very few of us end up actually achieving them. Why, you ask?  Well, it’s because we get too caught up in the end result and what it might take to...
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Surviving the Transition to Trail

Making the transition from road to trail can be daunting and a little scary. One of the biggest contributing factors to the fear of heading off-road is the element of the wild, isolated outdoors....
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MCS revamped

The Mountain Challenge Series – or MCS.  The ultimate collection of three big mountain adventures into classic western cape mountain wilderness environments.  Starting with the all-time favorite...
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