Intermittent Fasting for Trail Runners

What is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is simply timing your food consumption so that you have a period where no calories are consumed. The point of intermittent fasting is to give your body a period when it must rely on stored energy rather than getting it from frequently consumed meals or snacks. It’s a recent… Continue reading Intermittent Fasting for Trail Runners

Stoicism for Trail Runners

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“We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more in imagination than in reality.” Seneca Before I start, let me quickly clear up some misconceptions about what Stoicism is. Because of the use of the word stoic in the English language, there is a connotation that stoicism is about enduring hardship by hiding… Continue reading Stoicism for Trail Runners

Trail Running for Weight Loss

Running can be great for weight loss, but to maximise its effectiveness, it is beneficial to incorporate some high-intensity interval training (HIIT).  This elevates the heart rate for fairly short bursts with lower intensity periods in between.  The great news for trail runners is that running on hills provides the perfect conditions for building interval… Continue reading Trail Running for Weight Loss