Posts filed under: Ask the Trail Sisters

I hate snakes but understand that if I love running trails, chances are I’ll run into one. My question is, what does one do if they are bitten by a...
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I’ve been amping up my training for summer racing and have seemed to aggravate the plantar fascia muscle on the bottom of my foot. Do you have any recommend stretches/exercise/remedies?...
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I’ve run my first 50k and am now getting ready to pump up to the 50 mile distance! Is there a good beginner-ish 50 mile race you can recommend?  ...
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I’m really conscious of protecting my skin because of all the time I spend outdoors, but every sunscreen I seem to use either makes me break out, or I sweat...
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I’ve been struggling with cramps in my calves and quads during the last quarter of my races.   Any suggestions of what I can do to make them go away?...
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I’m always struggling to find a sports bra that fits well. Do you have any tips on fit, or what to look for when choosing a sports bra? Photo Credit:...
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My daughter is 10 and wants to be a runner like her mom. Can you recommend a distance or any training tips that I can share with her?     ...
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I feel tired and rundown, even on easy runs. How do I know if I’m overtraining?     Heidi: In my experience, catching over-training before it becomes a problem requires you...
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I think my trail sister is struggling with an eating disorder.  How can I address the topic and help her? PC: Chris Hunter   Heidi: This one is tough + your...
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I love running trails and really want to get a furry companion for my adventures. Do you have any recommendations on dog breeds that are ideal for running or long...
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  My hamstrings always seem to get tight after long runs. Do you have any key stretches or tips focused around hamstrings? Featured Photo Courtesy: Jeff Fisher and Jennifer Love...
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