It's no secret that athletes need to develop their mental game, but a growing number of athletes are now seeking out expert mental training.
Stuck in a training rut? We asked elite athletes and professional coaches what changes they’ve made to level up.
Training regimens for road racing have been honed to a science, and trail runners can learn a lot from them about improving performance.
Runners, bank these at-home strength-training exercises for when you can't get to the gym.
"Things happen to people. Things happen to runners. But it's in our blood to get out there and keep pushing ourselves, and to try to finish."
Michael Mitchell is unafraid to express his glittery self on the trail.
The so-called “easiest part” of the sport can be the scariest for novice trail runners.
Workouts can be daunting, both physically and psychologically. Here's how to prepare so you're sure to feel good.
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You plan every element of your pre- and mid-race fueling meticulously. But what about how to eat after you've crossed the finish line?
Weather is warming up and racing season is beginning, so here are the best trail shoes for this spring and summer.
The Seattle-based thru-hiker and the reigning Leadville champion dominated the men's and women's fields at the 250-mile race through Arizona.
If you’ve been doing the same strength work for months or years, it might be time to start bumping things up to maximize benefit.
What is the Northeast Ultra Sky Runner Eight? Maybe the most extreme trail running challenge in the region.
Yes, running can be a stress-buster—or it can cause even more stress. Learn how to find the line between the two and get smart about stress.
Here are a handful of stellar eco-forward innovations that trail runners and race directors can add to their tool belts.
Cross-training doesn’t have to be a chore. Remove your running blinders to put a new spin on your training.
As athletes prioritize environmental responsibility, brands are listening and creating gear that’s both high-quality and sustainable.
In his new book, Chatter, Dr. Ethan Kross highlights new takes on psychological techniques for boosting mental toughness and positivity.
The Seven Sisters Race in Western Massachusetts centers local conservation work while celebrating the surrounding land.
The panel will include five Indigenous runners and touch on topics from trail safety to justice for missing and murdered Indigenous runners.
Can two and a half minutes of instruction turn you into a better athlete? Givego thinks so.
Three science-backed tips for creating a training system that supports long-range athletic goals and progress.
For most of us, one 100-mile race in a year is enough. But what if you want to attempt multiple ultras in a season? Here's what to know.
Ultrarunner and author Mirna Valerio recalls patterns of overstriving in her young self that she still carries today.
More people are running and racing on trails than ever. Here’s how Dylan Bowman is stoking trail running’s flame.
Many runners snowshoe in the off-season, but not many focus on it year round. At the U.S. national championship, everyone is welcome.
Recent news out of Arizona has led to an increased discussion by runners about bathroom etiquette. Those conversations apply to trails too.
Plastic is simultaneously saving and smothering us. Here’s how the trail running community can help.
These four physiological elements have shown scientific links to better performance in races 50K and over.
Here’s how Ukraine’s trail running community is responding to the Russian invasion.
Lower leg injuries can be tough to diagnose, and often we're tempted to run through them. But with the right prevention, you can keep yourself injury-free.
Whether you're a beginner or training for your 100th trail race, we've got a plan for every experience level and race distance.
You might need to rethink your training. Use these five factors to find out how to improve performance in a smart, sustainable way.
How Tommy Byrne’s journey inspired him to make space for mental health in the endurance community.
Buying early, and potentially in bulk, could help save stress in the face of impending inventory shortages.
Running your first trail half marathon can be easy and fun with the right preparation.