trail running Tag

Tapering: The theory behind the madness

If you haven’t read my post from last week, check it out before reading through this as I’ll be referring back to it throughout. This post will cover the theory of tapering (what does the science really say?), while simultaneously referring back to the taper...

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Trail Run Racing: Factors Affecting Race Performance

If we can agree that research on trail running has been victim to both design and sampling bias - then we know that what we know about running performance may not apply to trail running performance - this was the premise of my previous post....

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Trail Running vs Road Running: What’s the Difference?

Forget everything you think you know about trail running. Seriously.   It’s a funny thing how we humans come to acquire knowledge about the things we observe around us. The even funnier thing is that we often don’t question why we believe certain things to be...

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Running Mechanics: Improving Cadence (Part 2)

In my last blog post, I touched on exactly what stride frequency or cadence is (I use them synonymously in this post). The next question is how do I bring my current stride frequency (preferred stride frequency) closer to my ideal (optimal) stride frequency? The...

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Why Rooted in Dirt?

UPDATE (February, 2018): After approximately 18 months away, Rooted in Dirt is back and better than ever. Priorities are straight, goals are in place and we are 100% plant-based. All recipes will be vegan from here on out. For more information see the "about us" section.   Of the...

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