03 Sep '13, 10am

Ian Torrence explains how to troubleshoot seven common ultramarathon issues!

Terrain plays a major role. Do your best to do proper course recon, either virtually or in person, well in advance of your event. If you aren’t able to train on similar terrain, then you leave yourself open to the possibility of leg soreness. Refer to Using What You’ve Got to Make the Best of Any Racing Situation , specifically the section of the column labeled “Prepare for Your Race-Day Weaknesses.” Pace impacts lower body fatigue. If your body isn’t used to your race-day pace, expect leg muscles to mutiny. Be sure to practice, in training, the efforts you intend to expend in competition and stick to those paces as much as possible on your big day. Proper hydration and nutrition fuel the muscular system. Deprive the system of energy and it’ll fatigue quicker and recover much slower. Weather impacts our tissue’s ability to operate. Maintain muscle compression and warmth in...

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