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Trail & Ultra training.

From 5k to 100+ Miles.

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How increase your running performance during hot summer days

Our smart dashboard now includes three new indicators that will provide us a very precise idea of how an athlete’s training is proceeding, based on a self evaluation score (energy level rate) and two parameters related to the completed workouts and the overall running load. These indicators naturally adapt to each athlete’s training plan to provide a complete picture of his/her progress.

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How to choose a trail running watch

Our smart dashboard now includes three new indicators that will provide us a very precise idea of how an athlete’s training is proceeding, based on a self evaluation score (energy level rate) and two parameters related to the completed workouts and the overall running load. These indicators naturally adapt to each athlete’s training plan to provide a complete picture of his/her progress.

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Complete Nutrition guide for an Ultramarathon

Have you ever thought about doing your own personal trail or mountain adventure? (Also known as PFKT, or “Personal Fastest Known Time.”) Well, some nice news in this year of COVID: this is the perfect year for it! 

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How to know if you’re on track with your training?

Our smart dashboard now includes three new indicators that will provide us a very precise idea of how an athlete’s training is proceeding, based on a self evaluation score (energy level rate) and two parameters related to the completed workouts and the overall running load. These indicators naturally adapt to each athlete’s training plan to provide a complete picture of his/her progress.

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Tempo runs for trail runners

Tempos are moderately hard efforts that you can sustain for extended periods (up to an hour) without exceeding your “lactate threshold”— the pace at which blood lactate waste starts accumulating

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Easy days have to be easy

Easy days are just as important as workout days. Recover better to run faster: in this article we will explore how to find the appropriate intensity and the right approach

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Best Trail Shoes: 2021

A quick note: I have absolutely no affiliation with any of these brands. Vert.run is the training platform for trail and ultrarunning, and we’re just passionate about great trail shoes.

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The Ultimate 50k training guide

Do you want the formula to train for a 50k or any Ultra marathon? even in a city. Learn how to train, nail your nutrition, race, stay injury free and more

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Ultimate Guide for Plant Based Endurance Athletes

A plant based diet is to be responsible in what you eat–this means choosing your food carefully, and not just opting for junk food. It’s very important to do your research and find out which are the key food products that you need to eat regularly if you want to do this correctly and in a healthy way.

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Trail running for beginners

A quick intro: if you’re already an experienced mountain runner, this probably isn’t the article for you–but please do pass it along to anyone you might know who’s recently started

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What’s a great pre training breakfast?

Of a course there’s not one fit’s all answer for this,  but I’m sure that you can get some good ideas here for a great pre trail running training breakfast. 

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How much to drink and how in long runs

Drinking is as important as fueling and mostly in long runs. Doesn’t matter if it’s cold or hot, drinking is very important, and even more if you’re running at altitude. 

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