Runner Interview: Magdalena Mittersteiner - 'Living the Mountain Life' - The mountains decide if you are climbing, running or even walking. So, going into the mountains is a combination of all these kinds of movements and that is what I love. It makes you feel alive and free.
Staying properly hydrated is one of the keys to comfort and performance while trail running. The benefits can include more energy and endurance and a decrease in recovery time after a long, challenging run.
I am always one of the first in line to defend the sport of running when some ill educated person wants to start spouting off the common "running is bad for you" misconceptions. I come armed with facts and peer reviewed articles that state otherwise, and proudly preserve the reputation of the pastime I love the most.
Welcome to the pinnacle of ultra running: the 100 miler. A lot of people can run a 50k and claim the title of ultra runner, but what do they say to the inevitable follow up question, “Have you run a 100?” Let’s make sure your answer to that question is a resounding YES! There’s nothing