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Kilian Jornet. Photo credit: Salomon TV.

7 articles on acclimatising, Everest, cramps, perfecting form and losing weight

29-Nov-17

By Elsa Trujillo

In our last instalment of recommended reads for the month of November, we have a video of Kilian Jornet acclimatising in the Himalayas and also a great post by Elisabet Barnes about the 2017 Everest Trail Race with fantastic images from Ian Corless.

On the more practical side, we have a new tool to ease cramping, five suggestions to snack on healthier sugar, and how to improve your form. Our little curiosity piece for the month reflects on local laws you might be breaking when you’re out running.

Finally, as RunUltra’s latest nutrition pièce de résistance we had our expert, Renee McGregor, put together some dietary suggestions to complement your weight-loss training.

Acclimatise in pairs
Watch ultra running power couple Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg acclimatise in the Himalayas during their latest trip. The science, the daily life, and, of course, the impressive backdrop.

Stop the cramp
Could you be needing one of these for your leg cramps? Read about this US doctor’s new invention.

Elisabet Barnes on the ETR
A favourite race for many, the Everest Trail Race, took place this November on the Himalayan mountains in Nepal. Elisabet Barnes, ultra running champion of Marathon des Sables and many other races, wrote her impression of her participation this year, where she came in third female. Read it here.

Illegal running
If you run in the US, are planning to run in the US, or you’re just curious about public laws, read this article on how you could be breaking the law when running (some of these are applicable around the world, so be aware).

How to perfect your running form
As you might have guessed, it’s all about posture, feet and breathing. Read the article here.

Sugar rush
Need that sugar rush when you run? Here are five healthy ways to indulge and keep your body healthy.

Lose weight
Nutrition is not just about delivering energy but about recovery and developing strength. Renee McGregor writes for RunUltra about losing weight while increasing your distance and what that implies. Read the article here.

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