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Top 10 Most Read Training Articles in 2022

We’ve done the math. Crunched the numbers. Here are the ten most popular Trail Runner articles on training we published in 2022.

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1. Eight Takeaways From Kilian Jornet’s 2022 Training Data 

By David Roche

Kilian Jornet, aka the Greatest Of All Time, just published a summary of his training data and practices for all of 2022. His post is destined to be a legendary guide to thinking about training theory and what it takes to have the best season ever. Let’s break it down.

2. “Capacity Training” Is The Key to Long-Term Running Endurance

By Jason Fitzgerald

To build endurance is to build “capacity.” But what does this look like? Our expert strength running coach Jason Fitzgerald explains. 

3. 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Ultra

By Zoë Rom

From fueling to having fun, here are 5 lessons our editor learned the hard way. 

4. The Rule of 10: A Simple Training Tip That Will Change Your Running

By Nicholas Triolo

This one trick can get you out the door and into a routine of consistency and health, whatever life brings.

5. 8 Training Takeaways From Courtney Dauwalter, Ultra Legend 

By: David Roche

Courtney Dauwalter has been stunningly dominant across the world’s most competitive ultramarathons. How does she do it? Let’s explore her training methods – with some mystery to keep it interesting.

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6. Tips From Lifelong Trail Runners on Longevity

By: Ben Pryor

Advice from aging athletes on motivation, training, and what it takes to stay in the game.

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7. Elite Runners and Coaches Bust Six Major Training Myths

By Zoë Rom

High mileage? Giving 110%? Skipping speedwork? Elite athletes weigh in on the worst trail running advice out there. 

8. This 8-Week Strength Program Is Designed To Help You Run Injury-Free

By: Reagan Colyer

Integrating strength work into your training can be confusing. Here’s an 8-week, full-body program that removes all the guesswork.

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9. 5 Reasons You Keep Getting Injured

By: Jason Fitzgerald

Our strength running coach Jason Fitzgerald reminds us that, if we are constantly battling injuries, these five training errors could be part of the problem.

10. The Trail Runner’s Guide to Stage Racing

By: Nicholas Triolo

Stage races are growing in popularity around the world. Here’s a comprehensive primer to prepare for your first (or fifth) stage race. It might be the most fun you’ll ever have.

Into the Route: Trail Running in the Alps

A quest to create a multi-stage tour designed specifically for runners