Defeating Negative Thought Patterns – RISE

by Martin John Trout Trail running is hard! No matter how much we want to look like Kilian, Jim, Xavier, Lizzy, Rory or Caroline* the reality is that finishing a long trail race means digging deep into our physical resources. It also means having to go into dark places and recesses of our minds if […]

The RPE Scale – Trail Running Training

by Martin J. Trout Rate of Perceived Exertion In order to train properly for trail running, it’s essential to carry out all prescribed workouts at the correct level of intensity. Most training protocols will define this correct intensity by referring to the use of a heart rate monitor. The monitor is used in such a […]