Gradually increasing your running volume can improve your aerobic fitness, VO2 max, lactate threshold, and running economy.
Improve balance and stability by standing on one foot with your eyes closed for short durations.
Condition your entire body, including arms and core, through push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups, and back raises.
Running hills enhances dynamic power, hip strength, and mobility.
Be process-oriented in training, striving for improvement in each session instead of obsessing over race day results.
Hydrate well in advance, especially before trail races with limited water stations.
Balance effort levels during training to avoid burnout.
Stretch and refuel immediately after races to aid recovery.
Establish a race-day routine with tried-and-tested clothing and nutrition to avoid surprises.
Don't panic if you're undertrained; remain calm and conserve energy for the race.