Training Plans

Ask the Coach: Destroy on the Downhill

Ask the Coach: Destroy on the Downhill

Not all downhills are created equal
How to Plan Your Racing Season—Without Overdoing It

How to Plan Your Racing Season—Without Overdoing It

Seasoned ultrarunners and coaches offer advice on setting your race calendar
Performance = Consistency + Genetics

Performance = Consistency + Genetics

A simple way to think about trail-running training over the long term
How Much Mileage Should You Run?

How Much Mileage Should You Run?

Tailoring your training volume to race distances and performance goals
Want to Run Fast? Learn to Run Easy

Want to Run Fast? Learn to Run Easy

How to use easy miles for aerobic breakthroughs
Specificity: The Key to Reaching Your Trail-Racing Potential

Specificity: The Key to Reaching Your Trail-Racing Potential

How to choose the right workouts for your race
Get Ready for Your Strongest, Fastest Season Yet

Get Ready for Your Strongest, Fastest Season Yet

A comprehensive, step-by-step guide to structuring your training and getting in peak shape for your goal race
Creating a Trail Runner

Creating a Trail Runner

Tips and workouts for getting started in trail running

What Trail Runners Should Know About Cool-Downs

What Trail Runners Should Know About Cool-Downs

A cool-down is the prescribed ending for nearly every workout. Is it worth your time?

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