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New Trail Runner FAQs
New Trail Runner FAQs

Answers to the frequently asked questions new trail runners have.


COVID-19: A Trail Running and Ultrarunning Community Guide
COVID-19: A Trail Running and Ultrarunning Community Guide
on March 14, 2020
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A trail running and ultrarunning community guide to the COVID-19 pandemic.


You Gotta’ Have Guts: The Role of Visceral Mobility in Running
You Gotta’ Have Guts: The Role of Visceral Mobility in Running
on March 10, 2020
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How visceral mobility is needed for healthy endurance running.


Running and the Common Cold
Running and the Common Cold
on March 3, 2020
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How to adapt your run training when you have a cold.


Welcome to “Where the Road Ends”
Welcome to “Where the Road Ends”
on February 25, 2020
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An introduction to iRunFar’s new series “Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running.”


Running on Science: Fact or Fiction, Part Two
Running on Science: Fact or Fiction, Part Two
on February 18, 2020
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The Running on Science column uses current scientific understanding to address four running myths.


Ten Rules for Treating Low-Back Pain in Runners
Ten Rules for Treating Low-Back Pain in Runners
on February 11, 2020
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Ten rules for treating low-back pain in runners.


When to Change the Plan
When to Change the Plan
on February 4, 2020
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Alex Nichols writes about adapting your training plan on the fly when you encounter problems.


Screening Laboratory Tests for Runners, Part 2
Screening Laboratory Tests for Runners, Part 2
on January 21, 2020
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The second article of a two-part series on blood laboratory testing for runners.


Hip Hinge, Part 2: Balance, Integration, Propulsion, and Strengthening
Hip Hinge, Part 2: Balance, Integration, Propulsion, and Strengthening
on January 14, 2020
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The second article in a two-part series about the hip-hinge position for efficient running.