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TRAIL TECHNIQUE: Stair running

TRAIL TECHNIQUE: Stair running

Stair Running As a trail runner, you will often need to tackle stairs in a race and being physically and mentally prepared for this makes all the difference! Our Her Trails programs will get you strong for the stairs. Learning to climb and descend efficiently in...

Getting back or getting started

Getting back or getting started

Took these pins for a cruise on my home trails today. Feels like a lifetime since I've rolled them out here. I've had a bit of a hiatus from consistent trail running recently. I needed to focus my energy elsewhere - Her Trails, family, transit, etc. Whilst I am a big...

TRAIL TECHNIQUE: Running hills with Coach Jo

TRAIL TECHNIQUE: Running hills with Coach Jo

Running hills can seem daunting, and whilst hiking climbs is often a great option, there are a few techniques that can help you get running uphill more efficiently and comfortably. In our Her Trails UTA program, we work on developing hill running skills, strength and...

Build your post-training smoothie

Build your post-training smoothie

Build your post-training smoothie with our Her Trails resident nutritionist, Thea Jayne (@theajaynenutrition) Smoothies make an ideal post training meal as they are portable, endlessly customisable and easily digestible. It’s sometimes tricky to know WHAT to put into...

TRAIL TECHNIQUE: 3 tips for running downhill

TRAIL TECHNIQUE: 3 tips for running downhill

Have you ever run trails with someone who can fly on the downhills? Like a swift gazelle as they float over obstacles, light and fast. I look up, and the distance between us is increasing as they dance the downhill. How do they make it look so effortless? I feel...