Training for Trail Running


Articles: 6


Racers and casual trail runners can both benefit from the tips and exercises in this series. Find workouts that will help you run farther and faster, and learn which types of cross-training and post-run routines will help you get stronger and recover more quickly.

  • A woman trail running in a mossy forest

    Skills

    Speed Training: How to Run Faster

    208 reviews with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars

    Many runners aspire to move faster. This article discusses ways to increase your speed, including track workouts and strength training.

  • A woman trail running in a forest

    Skills

    How to Cross-Train for Trail Running

    38 reviews with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

    Cross-training can help build strength and add fun to your training routine. This article teaches you how to cross-train for trail running.

  • A woman seated on a wooden floor reaches to touch her toes

    Skills

    Stretches for Running

    279 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Learn the difference between dynamic stretching and static stretching and what stretches are best to do before and after running.

  • A woman holds a yoga pose in a white room full of natural light

    Skills

    Yoga for Trail Running

    40 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Yoga improves a trail runners' strength, balance and flexibility; this article with video shows poses for training, warm-ups and cool-downs.

  • A woman using a foam roller on her calf.

    Skills

    Foam Roller Exercises

    980 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Learn how to use a foam roller for massage. Includes eight common foam-roller exercises.