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Training Consistency for Successful Distance Running

The roads and lower elevation trails around Missoula have melted after being snow-covered since mid-December. April 1st is the day fools like me test out our skiing fitness and ramp up our running mileage in preparation for early season…

Frozen Feet

We know reaching fitness goals in the winter can be challenging, but it's always better with friends and community support! That's why we are bringing back the Frozen Feet Challenge.   We challenge you to run, walk, or hike at least one…
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Winter Off Season Training: Gaining Fitness, Strength, and Durability

As snow begins to accumulate in the mountains surrounding Missoula, many runners long for the warm and sunny days we have become accustomed to over the past several months. Winter, however, provides a crucial opportunity to improve your overall…
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Uphill Running Technique and Training for Efficiency and Stress

by John Fiore, PT With The Rut only four weeks away, now is the time to add a some climbing specific runs to your training plan. Understanding which uphill running techniques work best for your body type, fitness, and experience will pay off…
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Downhill Running Form and Training Techniques

Downhill Running Form and Training Techniques John Fiore, PT The challenges of running uphill are addressed through uphill interval training and techniques specific to climbing. Downhill running, however, is often a forgotten aspect of training.…