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Vert Beats: FKT’s of the week.

FKT’s of the week   We’re back with some of the most epic record’s attempt an FKT of the last couple of days: -Taking things a step further than already

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Vert Beats: + FKT’s

+ FKT’s By this time of the year, we’d normally be talking all about race results or the coming races in the peak of the season…luckily, FKTs and cool personal


Vert Beats: FKT’s boom!

FKT’s boom! With the number of FKTs and personal project attempts we’ve been seeing the last couple of weeks (in the absence of most big races), it’s hard to keep


Best Trail Shoes: 2020

Which shoes should I buy?” Trail shoes are definitely (and rightfully so) one of the hottest topics among trail runners. Not only are the options seemingly endless, but each person’s


Vert Beats: An Almost Perfect Race

“An Almost Perfect Race” If you have been doing trail and ultra races for a while, you know that feeling of being out there running, thinking you’re having the “best

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Vert Beats: Black Runners Matter

Black Runners Matter Like many around the world, the three of us behind have been profoundly disturbed by–and then looked very much inward after–the recent killings of Ahmaud Arbery,


Vert Beats: Who’s

Who’s If you’ve ever wondered who the heck is, or why we do what we do: Here’s a nice piece about us in ActionHub! It covers all that,


Fartlek training for trail running

In this post, we’ll go through everything you need to know about one of the most classic types of running workout. From short, road races to long, mountain ultras, there’s


What’s back to back training

Back-to-back trainings are done for two main reasons. Firstly, back-to-backs build your endurance; secondly, they increase your tolerance for long hours of running, and teach your body and mind how


Vert Beats: New Indoor Plan 2.

Brand new free plan: Indoor Plan 2.0 We had great feedback from those of you who trained with our original “Free Indoor Training Plan,” so we decided to launch “Version


Vert Beats: Stories Stories This week, we asked some of our athletes how they’ll #ComeBackStronger as trail runners after COVID. Click below to read how Quentin (The Netherlands) and Kari (Chile) are


Vert Beats: Come Back Stronger

Come Back Stronger As part of our #ComeBackStronger training campaign, we collaborated with Nino + Fausto Magro (Chamonix, France) to make this video for you. We hope it helps you


Trail tales – Kari Ramirez

We asked our community of trail and ultra runners around the world some questions about how they’re confronting COVID-19. Here’s what they said   You can’t run outside, you can’t

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