Starting to trail run? Seasoned expert? Get started or get better with our trail running form and technique tips. Trail running is really obstacle-course running, a seemingly endless romp over rocks and roots. On a really technical trail, the terrain can be twisted, the hills relentless and the footing dicey. You have to choose your line and make split-second decisions about how to maneuver your body.
From gear, to form to general tips on how to get started, there's a lot to know when you take your running workout from pavement to trails. Go through our ultimate guide to find everything you need to learn. The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running - http://www.active.com/running/articles/the-ultimate-guide-to-trail-running?cmp=-17N-PB33-S1-T1-D7-11222015-55
The 8 Best Stretches to Do Before Running | Nothing can derail your fitness goals like an injury. Running with muscles that are cold and not properly stretched can result in a muscle strain that keeps you off your feet -- and off the road or trail -- for days, weeks or even months. Beginning each running workout with a 5- to 10-minute jog followed by stretching helps warm up your muscles sufficiently so they’re primed for your run, whether it’s a couple of miles or a marathon.