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Today we set out to answer the age old question, debated by runners since the time before Brooks. There were no compression tights and you can forget about Garmins but the multifaceted debate was already present throughout the land... Which is better, Trail Running or Road Running? While seemingly alike in many ways, they are worlds apart in others. We've put them head to head in four key areas to find out once and for all who the ultimate champion is. 1. Impact on Your Body Kicking things off we have perhaps the most fiercely debated point and that's the...

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Reading this article may save your life one day. Trail Running is a fantastic way to disconnect with the world and all of it's worries. There's no doubt that spending time in nature is good for the soul as well as the body. However, Trail Running is inherently more dangerous than Road Running and getting lost can quickly escalate from a confusing annoyance to a life-threatening disaster. Here's a quick 10 step plan if you ever find your self lost while out running trails: 1. Stay Calm This can definitely be easier said than done but making decisions or movements...

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We are not trying to put you off trail running. Getting bitten by a snake is very unlikely but it is vital to know exactly what to do if a snake does bite you while out running. You may think you know what to do but as research has improved over the years, scientists have been able to give better treatment advice for snake bites. Snake Bite Treatment The goal here is "transport for evaluation". This means getting to a hospital as quickly and calmly as possible where you can receive anti-venom if needed. It may be hard but try...

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