Trail Running

do you sleep during a 100 mile run

Do You Sleep During a 100 Mile Run?

For those new to the extreme sport of ultramarathon running, the number of variables to consider may seem overwhelming. Some of the most commonly asked questions are in regards to rest and sleep during an ultramarathon. For most, it can take 24 hours or more to run 100 miles, so […]

why do trail runners wear long socks

Why do Trail Runners Wear Long Socks?

When you show up to a trail race, it is not hard to miss the large number of runners wearing long socks. As a new runner, it easy to feel like you are missing out on the trend or a secret in the community. Even though many swear by the […]

how long do gps running watches last

How Long Do GPS Running Watches Last?

GPS running watches are a wonderful tool for runners at every skill level. They are great for tracking overall performance, mileage, and run time. The battery life of GPS running watches varies from watch to watch.  GPS running watches last between 5-35 hours, depending on the quality and price of […]

are gps watches accurate on a track

Are GPS Watches Accurate on a Track?

There are many reasons why one would want a GPS watch. They can really help you monitor your workouts and improve your fitness. However, it is important that you know they are giving you accurate measurements, which is why you might be concerned about whether they are accurate on a […]

do garmin gps watches lose accuracy

Do Garmin GPS Watches Lose Accuracy?

If you are really into running and other physical activities, you might want to get a device that can monitor your activities and progress. A Garmin GPS watch can do this. However, you want to make sure that it is accurate, which is why it is a good idea to […]

do gps watches work on treadmills

Do GPS Watches Work on Treadmills? 6 Tips and Tricks

Running outdoors is just not always feasible. Extreme heat or extreme cold can keep even the hardiest of runners indoors and looking for a treadmill to get their daily mileage in. If you use a GPS watch to track your runs, you have probably wondered – “Do GPS watches even […]

do gps watches need internet

Do GPS Watches Need Internet?

Whether you are into running, hiking, swimming, or cycling, you should be wearing a GPS activity watch to track your progress. A GPS watch is the best fitness accessory for anyone who covers distance while exercising. However, does it need internet? GPS watches don’t need the internet because they use […]

what is a good interval running workout

What is a Good Interval Running Workout?

A good interval running workout is any running workout where you are intermittent running and recovering. There is a multitude of variations when it comes to interval running. The focus can differ, sometimes it’s about speed, sometimes it’s all about hills. But the key is that it involves bouts of […]

do trail running shoes need to be waterproof

Do Trail Running Shoes Need to be Waterproof?

Trail running involves various terrain, elevation, and weather. At some point during trail runs, participants will experience rain, river crossings, and muddy trails. Not only can this affect runners’ mental or emotional state, but it can have physical effects like the feet being constantly wet. Many times, wet feet lead […]