Women's Running

Time for Inclines

Just take a minute to consider all the benefits: Running hills promotes more economical (aka energy-efficient) form, and is easier on your joints and connective tissues than similar efforts on flat terrain. Running hard up steep grades also builds more power than running on flat ground—you can think of it like “specific strength work” for runners, using

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