Ultra-Marathon Check-list

1. be ‘connected ‘ to your environment 2. will-power, smart training and being well-rested will get you through an ultra 3. break the race into ‘pieces’ 4. stay ‘focused on the moment’...

AFFIRMATION BEFORE A RACE :

” I don’t need a killer-instinct for peak performance. I’ve adapted a healthier and more benefical view of my opponents as partners who afford me the opportunity to raise the level of my own performance...
Endurance Running

7 Secrets to Endurance Running

The progression toward ever-longer distances – endurance running – is natural. The more you run, the more you can run, and it’s HUMAN NATURE TO KEEP PUSHING THE LIMITS. Dean Karnaze’s 50 marathons in 50 days ...
Mike at Sun Mountain

How Much is Too Much Training?

What is the common mistake runners make when preparing for an ultra? Too much training! Incorrect Logic : since ultras are longer than ordinary marathons the training should also be longer and harder – completely wrong a...

Benefits of Running Trails

Here’s seven great reasons to get out on the trails… build more endurance gain more muscular strength build self-confidence – by overcoming different and difficult situations and terrain experience fewer inju...

#9 – Key Words and their Meanings

What’s the secret sauce in trail running?………….the right mind-set……if you don’t have it, it doesn’t matter what tools, knowledge or physical training you have. Your mo...