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After gift inspiration for the trail runner in your life or yourself? Check out our list of the best affordable and useful gifts for trail runners.
How to Stop IT Band Pain while Running: Exercises That Actually Work! If you get pain on the outside of your knee from running then read on for a solution!
Nathan Speedster 2L Review: As more people take to the trails, demand has grown for products that allow you to carry a few essentials without stuffing your pockets or necessarily needing a larger backpack, which is likely to be overkill unless you’re going out running for many hours somewhere remote.
While I love innovative minimal trail shoes for softer trails, I do not have the excellent form and biomechanics of a runner who can get away with running on paved/tarmac surfaces with minimal shoes and not suffer the consequences via aches and injury. I’ll keep working on my form, but until that day, and even then, I like to run on roads in what I would call ‘normal’ road running shoes. Cue, the women’s Brooks Ghost 10 running shoes.
While you can’t beat a massage from someone who is trained to give proper sports massages, it is important to be able to work out niggles and tightness yourself, and to do so, we find having a few 'massage tools' around the house is helpful.
Video review of the Salomon race vest, the Advanced Skin 5l Set, including shots of the key features and what it looks like close-up and moving. Race vest designed for trail running and moving in the mountains.
Megan Hine's book, Mind of a Survivor, explores the mental qualities that certain people can harness that means they can overcome some incredibly difficult and seemingly impossible survival situations - where others may not make it. Inspiration for your next ultramarathon!