HOW DO YOU TRAIN ENDURANCE FOR ULTRA TRAILS OVER 200 KM?

It is a question that is often asked to the TRM Coaches by those who are approaching ultra distances. They wonder how they will cope with such incredible races. Obviously, no one during the training sessions, for example preparing a race like the Tor des Geants, will ever run 330 km. But yet it is clear for everybody that it is necessary to “train” the mental part, heart and legs to sustain a prolonged effort for hours and days. At last it is a mix of things: endurance, qualitative and specific jobs, general athletic training and nutrition, as well as mental training. Here is a workout performed by the #TRMTeam,*Recommended Only* for expert long distances Trail Runners:
➡FRIDAY: Lipid run on the flat 1H
➡SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Trail Running 52 Km, 3000m D+, MODERATE INTENSITY
➡SUNDAY MORNING: 55 Km training race (Trail Marganai), 3800m D+, MODERATE INTENSITY. One of TRM endurance athletes and TRM Coach Marco Mori, ranked 7° overall. Watch the video TRAIL MARGANAI – SARDINIA

You get *2 big advantages* from this training: simulate the fatigue of an endurance race, improve the ability to support discomfort. FIND out more about our training programs ? TRAIL RUNNING PROGRAMS

 

 

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Cristina Tasselli

Digital Strategic Marketing Director - certified Innovation Manager - in multinational companies, she is still today the only Italian female athlete to have ran 900 km and 55,000m D+ in the mountains in a single stage race (Transpyrenea 2016, 3rd women overall). She counts numerous Podiums and international Victories on races over 100k. She holds a SNaQ CONI certification as a Trail Running Coach, Athletic Trainer and in Nutrition and Sports Supplementation. Since 2014 she is President and sports executive of innovative technology startups and companies, including Trail Running Movement and Digital Sport 360. She trains elite trail running athletes and she teaches in trail running coach certification courses. She is an author of sports articles on training, nutrition and supplementation in trail running and running, both in Italian and in English and Spanish. She manages relationships and collaborations with Federations and Race Organizers.