My 20 tried & tested hacks that helped me improve running performance. Topics include Cross Training, Nutrition, Gear, and Recovery
The risks of running at night in the dark can be mitigated by having the right gear and exercising good judgement to help you stay safe.
A happy, balanced lifestyle lets your energy come and go naturally without risking burnout! Click for advice on how to keep running enjoyable.
Animal encounters, ticks and getting lost may be concerns for some trail runners. Find out how to reduce the risks for these and other dangers.
Want to know how to find hiking and running trails near you? Here are the 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2019 that do just that + MORE!
Trail running and ticks: What are ticks AND how to prevent/remove them. All your questions answered in this trail runner's guide to ticks.
Discover the benefits of trail running to improve your road running. Also learn how to start trail running including where to run, and what to wear!
Advice From a Veteran Ankle-Sprainer: Tips for recovering from a running-related ankle sprain, and how to stay fit & sane while you can't run.
Be prepared for emergencies on the trails: read our list of essential emergency kit to carry with you when trail running or hiking.
Then I actually go outside. I breathe fresh forest, mountain or ocean air, and take myself to a place where all I can see, smell, feel and hear, is NATURAL.
The definitive A-Z of popular trail running terms - learn popular running terms and definitions, such as ultrarunning, fartlek, MUT, FKT and more...
Our detailed yet easy to follow Speed Training 'How-To' Guide. This article will prepare and guide you through your first Interval Training session. Enjoy!
The results of my VITL DNA test have certainly given me some food for thought. I'm considering what changes I can make in my diet to make sure I am getting enough of the right nutrients, as well as rethinking my training approach to tap into that body fat as an endurance energy source.
With our own experience gained over the last 5 years, we have learned that half the battle of finishing any race is the mental challenge. This made us curious about how we can be improving our mental game to allow us to push through those low points during a race.
How to Monetize your Blog With Affiliate Marketing: This tutorial also applies to starting a fitness, travel or lifestyle blog.
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!
How To Create a Running Blog like Trail & Kale: This tutorial also applies to starting a fitness, travel, fashion or lifestyle blog.
While you may already know about the many physical benefits running provides, did you know that running improves mental health too? It’s true! Running can do wonders for mental alertness, mood, and even your confidence. It’s never too late to become a runner.
When I discover a product that genuinely improves my running performance and joy for the sport, I feel compelled to recommend it to the Trail & Kale Community so that they too can enjoy the same benefits that I do. SaltStick Caps are one of those products.
Maybe you’re one of those people who loves to get up early in the morning and exercise. Unfortunately, the vast majority of those who want to become a morning runner have great difficulty making the routine stick. You’ve been there: You work out early for a few days, and you love the way you feel...
I've been bitten twice and chased countless times by dogs. Maybe they smell my cats on me but whatever the real reason, it's very annoying and often scary. By the end of this post, you will have learned the best process for how to stop a dog chasing you while running, and hopefully prevent a bite.
We explain the key things you really need to know before running on trails for the first time. The detailed stuff comes later, once you're hooked...
A summary of the pros and cons of trail running with poles and some advice on how and when to use them to best effect during training and races.
What should you eat for your race day breakfast? Read our recommendations for what to eat before a running race or long training run.
Benefits of a running streak to improve your running and not just end up over-trained. I've interpreted the run streak principle differently to the masses.
Are you looking for advice on running your first trail race? Whether it's a first trail 10k or first trail marathon, in this post we...
How do you choose the best shoes for trail running? These are the main types of trail you'll encounter and which shoes work best on the different terrain.
How do you know what to pack for trail running? Read our guide covering the essentials and optional extras to carry on a trail run.
A selection of the best trail running advice from our trail runner interview series - interviews with inspiring trail runners from around the World
Helen's top tips and advice on how to stop getting blisters from running, in particular, how to stop getting blisters from trail running.
Here's our round up of 2016's races - perhaps you may find some ideas or inspiration in these for your 2017 trail running adventures?
Check out our first video blog! We have wanted to start vlogging for a while, but waited until we had the right kit to...
Over the last year or so I have tried out a variety of combinations of hydration bladder systems, hard water bottles and soft flasks, in...
When having a 'traditional' training plan doesn't work for you and you need to find time to run. We both work full time and have...
I used to suffer from awful blisters because of how I ran. This is how I overcame them and went on to run marathons and ultra-distances with not a blister in sight.