The program is designed to improve your muscular endurance to improve your performance for long trail runs and running up and down mountainous terrain. Muscular endurance can be defined by muscles’ repetitive contracting against a force over an extended period of time. This is important to avoid your muscles fatiguing. Muscular endurance becomes even more important for longer distances and hilly or mountainous sections. When running on trails all elements of muscular conditioning are informant for the same reasons, they are for road running. However, there is probably a greater importance of muscular endurance as running on trails is more likely to increase the rate of fatigue.
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