Meet Tom Evans: what makes the Ultrarunning champion tick?

We sat down and chatted with Tom while he’s recovering from a knee surgery, easing back into training and taking care of his rehab at the Redbull Athletes Performance Center, in Austria. We went into the details of his training programs and nutrition; we discussed the importance of cross training, recovery and mental strength. What really inspired us during our conversation was how professional and scientific, but at the same time well balanced, his approach to the sport is.

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How does Lucy Bartholomew build Mental Strength for Ultra Adventures?

Though only 26 years old, she’s had an incredible career, placing in some of the toughest ultra trails around the world and becoming one of the most popular athletes in the sport. It wasn’t always perfect, it wasn’t always easy, but Lucy learned to navigate the highs and lows of running (and life) in a very powerful and inspiring way: without hiding fears and doubts, but accepting them and ultimately turning them into strengths. She’s developed her passion for running way beyond races and competition, chasing curiosity, empowering people and giving them the inspirations to get out and run on the trails, showing them that the real motivation often lies within themselves.

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How to choose a GPS watch for trail running

There are many good articles (independent or sponsored articles, make sure you always know the source!) on how to choose a GPS watch for running, and depending on what you’re looking for, there’s a wide array of options available on the market. Here I will try to recap what, according to me, are the most important features of a GPS watch for trail running that I use almost on a daily basis.

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