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Tag Archives: hill repeats

Want to Become a More Efficient Runner? Tackle Those Hills!

If running hills is a struggle for you, you are not alone! Hills are a struggle for many runners. Both uphill and downhill can cause increased fatigue, increased exertion, and pain. All these issues can be reduced if we run hills differently. Ultimately, if we run the hills properly to minimize these issues, we are […]

Hill Repeats: The Thin Line Between Love and Hate

A road runner’s worst enemy and a trail runner’s best friend, hill repeats embody Daft Punk’s 2001 smash hit, “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”. Harder because you might be a road runner and have gravity working against you. Better because you might be a trail runner and have gravity working against you. Faster because what comes […]

How to Improve Your Running Without Logging Another Mile

Most runners I’ve met want to improve. Exactly what this improvement looks like varies. But, typically it involves running faster, farther, or both. If you want to run faster, you’ve got to run faster. If you want to run farther, you’ve got to run farther. There’s no way around this. But, there are plenty of […]