Mojo for Running Coach Debbie Voiles presents training principles and running news. From beginners to marathoners, all runners will learn how to make wise training decisions. Topics include training schedule, base building, tapering, cross training, speed work, stretching, nutrition, drills, and much more. Learn how to train smart to achieve your goals.
Running trails is more demanding than road running, but it's also more satisfying in many ways, not the least of which is that it improves road running performance.
Running trails requires strong feet and ankles, and it demands a whole different technique.
It's more different from road running...
Every runner will find tremendous satisfaction, benefit, and fulfillment from running off road, preferably, on wooded trails with varied surfaces and a bit of undulation.
The benefits are many and varied. Improve your 'on road' running, build endurance, and reduce injuries.
Learn to run trails,...
Your running training will be most effective when you correctly apply the hard easy principle, but too many runners don't fully understand how to apply it, and as a result, they run their easy runs too fast, preventing recovery, and thereby, preventing the adaptation needed for improvement.