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How far, how fast, how OFTEN

How often should you run is one of the most important questions to consider before you start any training. Matt Fitzgerald from Competitor.com explains how often we should run and whether or not...
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Sam Murphy's Guide to Half Marathon Training

Sam Murphy from Runners World says "A half marathon is a big step up if you’re new to the distance." Read more of his hints and tips below and start training for your first half marathon!  A half...
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#AboutTrail Episode 10: Weather and Environment

Pro Tips to Survive in Extreme Weather Conditions When you trail run, you are exposed to all kinds of weather. Sometimes you can plan for it, sometimes it’s unpredictable and can change within...
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4 Exercises to prevent shin splints

Caitlyn Carlson explores shin splints and how to prevent them.  A recent study found that it takes, on average, 71 days to rehab shin splints. Shin splints (the term for pain that occurs on the front...
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Build a Better Runner in 5 Minutes a Day

 David Roche explains how to reduce your risk of injury by using simple exercises that will add very little time to your exercise schedule. Quick but effective exercises to reduce your risk of injury...
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#MyTrail 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! Yes, you heard right, thanks to the support of Spur Steak Ranches, we’...
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10 Ways to Stay Fit When Injured

Don’t let injuries bring you down. Try these 10 ways to stay positive, and fit, when you’re out of action.  Let me clarify something right away. This article isn’t going to be a sympathetic, touchy-...
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Safely Transitioning To A Minimalist Running Shoe

Preparation and patience are key to avoiding injury.  Minimalist running has been all the rage for a while now as research continues to emerge about its potential benefits. Furthermore, proponents of...
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#AboutTrail Episode 9: Etiquette on the Trails

Being able to experience freedom on trails, submerge yourself in nature and explore wild and wonderful places on foot are the reasons most of us trail run. From cold misty winter mornings scrambling...
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Hydrations: The Basics

Simple tips for optimal hydration when running As trail runners, hydration is one of our most basic needs. Before your workout. Hydrate well before a run, and you can often leave the waterbottle at...
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