Running as a Means to Adventure
How trail running can lead you to great adventures in the outdoors.
Tips for new trail runners on running smart and happy when it’s hot.
An introduction on why, when, and how to powerhike while trail running.
The basics of building your own trail running and ultrarunning training schedule.
An introduction to hill workouts and speed workouts for new trail runners.
David Laney’s (humorous) how-to for becoming a trail runner.
The basics of trail running nutrition, written for beginner to intermediate trail runners.
The basics of trail running hydration, written for beginner to intermediate trail runners.
Information on road running for beginner to intermediate trail runners.
Plyometric exercises, exercises in multiple planes, and balance exercises for beginner to intermediate trail runners.
Information on core-strength and flexibility exercises for trail runners.
Descriptions of how to mentally and physically prepare for the darkness, cold temperatures, and precipitation of winter running.
A basic how-to for trail running clothing choices in different kinds of weather.
A beginner’s guide to negotiating variable trail surfaces.
The basic techniques for uphill, downhill, and flat trail running.
A how-to for locating and the basic navigation of trails for beginner trail runners.
An excerpt from the book ‘Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running’ by Meghan M. Hicks and Bryon Powell.