Conquer blisters forever – not to mention cramps, chafing and stitch
Find out how to banish blisters and cast off cramps
Trail running can be unpredictable. One moment you are striding smoothly along that rolling trail, admiring the views and revelling in your surroundings, the next a slight stumble over an unseen rock and you are landing awkwardly on your ankle. Or your delight at reaching the top of that tough hill is tempered as you become aware of a patch of painful rubbing. A perfect day’s trail running is easily derailed by minor irritations that can lead to discomfort and annoyance, or may even mean you fail to finish that target race you’ve trained towards for months. But there are plenty of methods you can use to prevent these irritations happening, or to treat them quickly if they occur.