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  1. Tips for technical trail running

    Technical trail running is characterised by the terrain being quite difficult to traverse.  This may include obstacles such as rocks, loose surfaces, roots, mud, water, steep climbs and steep descents.  Some technical sections may also require the use of the upper body in order to negotiate.  Technical trail running is …

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  2. Gift ideas for trail runners

    I thought I'd make a list of gift ideas for trail runners, partly for myself and partly as a resource for others.  Often when people ask me what I want for birthdays or Christmas, I can't think of anything.  Trail running doesn't require a lot of equipment, and usually, the …

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  3. What is technical trail running?

    Technical trail running is characterised by the terrain being quite difficult to traverse.  This may include obstacles such as rocks, loose surfaces, roots, mud, water, steep climbs and steep descents.  Some technical sections may also require the use of the upper body in order to negotiate.  Technical trail running is …

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  4. A quick, simple strength training program for trail runners

    Strength training is a critically important part of a trail runner's program, but one that's overlooked far too often.  Runners want to spend their spare time running.  They don't want to waste it beefing up in the gym.  Trail runners, especially, want to spend their time outdoors, enjoying nature.  Would …

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  5. Why trail running is the best

    Trail running has so many benefits. They'll be different for everyone, but these are the reasons I think trail running beats all other sports hands down.

    Solitude

    I'm a pretty introverted guy, so I love nothing more than spending time with my thoughts. Trail running gives me an opportunity to …

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