Welcome to Trail Run Earth!

Welcome to Trail Run Earth!

Welcome to Trail Run Earth! We have created this site to share our passion for trail running and provide a resource of information to help you get out there and enjoy all the amazing benefits for mind and body. With so much disconnect in our world today we feel trail running is the perfect sport to reconnect with nature and ultimately yourself. We aim to continually add topics on all things trail running including technique, fitness, gear reviews, race and…

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Hip Drop Running – How to Identify and Correct

Hip Drop Running – How to Identify and Correct

Hip Drop Hip drop running is one of the most common problems in the running community. Apart from making you go slower, it can be the reason behind so many different running injuries. I am going to go through how to identify and correct this problem to increase your running efficiency and help prevent associated injuries. What Is Hip Drop? Hip drop is also known as Trendelenburg gate. Named after Fredrich Trendelenburg, it is an abnormal gait when either walking…

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Trail Running Quotes – Ten Quotes to Inspire You to Explore

Trail Running Quotes – Ten Quotes to Inspire You to Explore

What Do Trail Running Quotes Do For Me? For me, trail running quotes are those that either inspire me to get out there and explore and appreciate the trail or provide me that extra push I need when things get tough. Motivational Quotes I’m not a fan of motivational quotes in general, as they have been done to death and have therefore lost some of their value. In saying that, there are quotes out there that really resonate and give…

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Training Week 13-15 (Taking a Step Back)

Training Week 13-15 (Taking a Step Back)

  A Forced Rest Period Training week 13 – 15 has been very quiet due to a forced rest period. I have been dealing with the frustration of injury which is indeed incredibly frustrating. At the end of training week 12 on my last run, it became apparent that my right groin area was becoming increasingly tight. While completing a 12km run along the flat coastline the tightness located deep in the groin started to develop into a dull ache….

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COROS GPS Watch Comparison- Which Should You Buy?

COROS GPS Watch Comparison- Which Should You Buy?

Coros Comparison – 2019   Coros is a very new company to the sports GPS watch scene. They have attracted a lot of attention due to entering the market with very competitive pricing whilst producing a watch comparable to the big names (ie Garmin and Suunto). Of note is their superior battery life, being particularly appealing to the ultra running community. Making Their Mark With the Coros Pace first hitting the stores in early 2018, the company has come a…

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Exercises For ITB Pain – For Runners

Exercises For ITB Pain – For Runners

Exercises For ITB Pain – For Runners Let’s look at exercises for ITB pain for runners. Iliotibial Band (ITB) pain can be a debilitating condition which can literally stop us in our tracks. This article will not only go through some effective solutions for the problem but highlight an ineffective treatment you may have tried using in the past. This article will also give you an understanding of the function of the ITB and the associated muscles. What is the…

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment For Runners

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment For Runners

Plantar Fasciitis In Runners In this post I have compiled extensive research to cover Plantar Fasciitis treatment for runners. With my experience of having this problem for a number of months, I know just how frustrating it can be. I will explain what treatments helped me, along with a list of the best treatments available to get you back out on the trail. Related post: The Frustration of Injury – Dealing with Running Setbacks Plantar Fasciitis is a common injury…

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Best Cold Weather Running Gloves – Winter 2019/2020

Best Cold Weather Running Gloves – Winter 2019/2020

Best Winter Running Gloves   We have put together our top gloves for cold weather running. Having  extensively researched the best running gloves on the market to give you our selected top choices. When considering which gloves would be best for you, the following questions need to be considered-   Do you need them for extreme cold or just fresh winter morning runs ? Is waterproof a must ? Will you be running in the dark and like some reflective…

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Best Waterproof Running Jackets – 2019 Review

Best Waterproof Running Jackets – 2019 Review

2019 Best Waterproof Jackets Review  When the colder months come around, its time to pull out the running jacket to keep your time out on the trail warm, dry and enjoyable. We have done all the work for you, sourcing the best waterproof running jackets on the market based on the essential features needed for trail running. Whether you are looking for a new race-specific, or day-to-day waterproof jacket, we have compiled the best and narrowed down our top picks….

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Best Fitness Hacks – The 21 Day Habit Theory

Best Fitness Hacks – The 21 Day Habit Theory

The 21 Day Habit Theory I have recently come across the 21 day habit theory – the theory that it takes three weeks to form a habit. The more I delve into this concept, the more I realise its power. While some dispute this theory as unrealistic, I think there are elements here that can be used to benefit many areas of our lives. When used to hone in on our fitness goals, it is a real gem. For me,…

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