Trail Tips

"The Happy Runner"—An Excerpt from David and Megan Roche's New Book

The new book is focused on supporting longterm self-acceptance in a running life.
Should You Run in Smoky Air? Probably Not.

Should You Run in Smoky Air? Probably Not.

Smoke consists of fine particulate matter, which can cause major health issues.
Power of Habit

Power of Habit

Heed the advice of these five successful trail runners.
One Way To Improve Your Climbing? Get Faster

One Way To Improve Your Climbing? Get Faster

Running economy on level surfaces and uphills are strongly correlated. What might that mean for training?
Ask The Coach: How do You Know if You’re Ready to Run an Ultramarathon?

Ask The Coach: How do You Know if You’re Ready to Run an Ultramarathon?

Is it worthwhile to use the sauna? How do you know if you’re ready to run an ultramarathon? Your questions answered by David Roche.
 
Is Stretching Good or Bad?

Is Stretching Good or Bad?

Static stretching before activity is probably bad. Dynamic stretching is probably good. After that, it can get complicated.
Wildlife and Trail Running—From Our Comprehensive Guide, How to Trail Run

Wildlife and Trail Running—From Our Comprehensive Guide, How to Trail Run

The adage goes that animals, for the most part, are more scared of humans than we are of them.
4 Lessons from a Blind Superdog

4 Lessons from a Blind Superdog

Humans can learn a thing or two from dogs, especially a dog like Wonder.
Tips for Uphill Running

Tips for Uphill Running

It takes practice, but staying too upright is the number-one mistake that most self-proclaimed “bad hill runners” make.
Running Sucks Sometimes—And That’s OK

Running Sucks Sometimes—And That’s OK

To support long-term consistency, it’s important to not idealize the act of running.