Replicating vertical gain on stairs is a good substitute for hills as it builds strength in your posterior chain, says Ruth Croft. Photo: Golden Trail Series Replicating vertical gain on stairs is a good substitute for hills as it builds strength in your posterior chain, says Ruth Croft. Photo: Golden Trail Series
Replicating vertical gain on stairs is a good substitute for hills as it builds strength in your posterior chain, says Ruth Croft. Photo: Golden Trail Series

How to train for trail running if you’re stuck in a city, according to OCC champion Ruth Croft

  • Ruth Croft, winner of the OCC at the UTMB, says there are ways to train for trails in urban areas – and some benefits you will not get outdoors

Topic |   Extreme fitness
Replicating vertical gain on stairs is a good substitute for hills as it builds strength in your posterior chain, says Ruth Croft. Photo: Golden Trail Series Replicating vertical gain on stairs is a good substitute for hills as it builds strength in your posterior chain, says Ruth Croft. Photo: Golden Trail Series
Replicating vertical gain on stairs is a good substitute for hills as it builds strength in your posterior chain, says Ruth Croft. Photo: Golden Trail Series
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