Take It Easy: The Benefit of Backing Off
A how-to for keeping your easy runs “easy.”
No Shortcuts: The Importance of the Long Run
A guide to the importance and execution of the long run in endurance running.
Don’t Stress Out: Understanding Training Stress
Understanding the elements of purposeful stress and then recovery in endurance run training.
Worth The Effort
Reasons to run by feel and how to do it.
Anti-Doping Measures Take To The Trail
An examination of anti-doping efforts made during 2016 in the trail and ultrarunning community.
Variable-Effort “Gear-Changing” Workouts
Ian Torrence describes the purpose of and how to do gear-changing workouts.
Defensive Trail Running
Personal self-defense information for trail runners.
A Trail Runner’s Primer On Public Lands
Ian Torrence’s primer on federal-level public lands for trail runners.
Race-Specific Training: The Biggest Bang For Your Buck
Ian Torrence discusses race-specific training for different kinds of trail races and ultramarathons.
Six Tests Every Runner Should Take
Six tests every runner should take to help monitor their health and well-being.