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    Burridge and Crane co-winners in a dramatic finish to the 2019 Bright Alpine Climb

    Burridge and Crane co-winners in a dramatic finish to the 2019 Bright Alpine Climb

    Posted At: 2019-11-06
    As a race director what do you do when you’re running a multi-stage race, and the athlete who has dominated the opening three days with a healthy overall lead, misses a turn along with several other runners, running off course just two short km’s from the finish? This was the dilemma faced by Sean Greenhill of Mountain Sports during last weekend’s 40th running of the Bright Alpine Four Peaks
    Mountains are extraordinary places

    Mountains are extraordinary places

    Posted At: 2019-11-03
    Mountains are extraordinary places. Often when people reach the summit of a mountain, it is hard for them to describe in words how they feel. The feelings are intensely personal and deep in ways hard to explain to people who have never experienced such moments.
    Workout of the day: Pyramid Intervals

    Workout of the day: Pyramid Intervals

    Posted At: 2019-11-01
    One type of interval training is the use of pyramid intervals, also known as ladders. Pyramid interval workouts are  a variation of the standard interval session and based on an incremental increase of duration, while maintaining a similar recovery duration. They are a pyramid scheme where everyone wins, and they really work. It is not called the interval method from hell for no reason