If you’ve ever had issues tackling a downhill run, then MapMyRun has you covered. Here is an excerpt:
“Running uphill seems like the greatest challenge the trail presents … until you start to run down.
Between the eccentric stretching of your muscles, the massive load your legs are under as you pummel down the trail and the technical obstacles that might lie in your way, descending quickly becomes just as tough as ascending. And the aftermath can be even more painful. If you’re considering a trail race — like the Under Armour Mountain Running Series, for example — you can prep all you want for uphills, but if you ignore the downhill component, you’re asking for trouble.”
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