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#MyTrail February 2017 Competition

If you run trail, own a smart phone or camera, have a Facebook account and love Spur burgers as much as we do, this is for you! The theme for February 2017 is MY BEST TRAIL RUNNING BUDDY and you have...
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6 ideas to bust the running rut

Everyone has days where they don’t feel like running, are bored or frustrated or just want to get rid of their Garmin. Routine can keep you fit but a bit of spontaneity can keep you from falling into...
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Planning your racing season

2016 might have been about getting into running or it may have been about hitting a new PB but 2017 is time to take on a race or two and test your skills against other runners. Planning your racing...
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Strengthen your calves and ankles today

How to strengthen your lower legs Runners require strong ankles and calves to stabilize themselves when running. Nicole Clancy has 5 exercises to help strengthen them.  "The lower body works as one...
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9 Ways to become a faster runner

2016 has come and gone. It may have been your best year of racing yet, maybe it was absolutely awful. Either way, January is the time to consider what you did right and what you can do to run faster...
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Creating a Trail Runner

Everyone starts as a beginner says David Roche. If you stick with it though, the rewards are great. “If you stick with it, what is hard becomes second nature and what is impossible becomes merely...
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Make treadmill training more interesting

David Roche from Trail Runner Magazine knows how difficult to pound away on the treadmill and has found a way to combat this. Try out these training techniques to break up the monotony of treadmill...
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Leave the Couch

Every year the Banff Film Festival does a world tour with the world’s best mountain films. These inspiring films vary in length and display a variety or sports but are all centered around mountains....
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Time for Trail Shoes

When you’re going to run on trails more than twice a month it’s time to invest in some Trail Running shoes, but which ones are best for you? Linzay Logan has gathered some advice from top trail...
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Is yoga really worth it?

Yoga and Runners, do the two really go together? Yes! Yoga has many benefits for running and is not as complicated as most people think. Yoga is suitable for all body types and can be started at any...
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