The start line of the famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc – 170km of mountain running requires buckets of grit. Photo: UTMB The start line of the famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc – 170km of mountain running requires buckets of grit. Photo: UTMB
The start line of the famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc – 170km of mountain running requires buckets of grit. Photo: UTMB

How to practice ‘grit’ for endurance sports, from trail and ultra running to cycling and mountaineering

  • The ability to push through when all you want to do is give up is important in all long distance sports and a trait that can be learned and improved

Topic |   Extreme fitness
The start line of the famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc – 170km of mountain running requires buckets of grit. Photo: UTMB The start line of the famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc – 170km of mountain running requires buckets of grit. Photo: UTMB
The start line of the famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc – 170km of mountain running requires buckets of grit. Photo: UTMB
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