Learn from experience – Speed up your progress

Posted by on May 29, 2018 | No Comments
Learn from experience – Speed up your progress

Many runners are now between major trail race targets with VJM behind them and VMM ahead. Therefore our resident coach, Simon Grimstrup, takes a look at how to capitalise on your experience and improve ready for the next time you pin a number on. Simon on the VJM trails If you have recently done a […]

Training Tips: Training Guidelines for Success

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 | No Comments
Training Tips: Training Guidelines for Success

This month’s training tips come from David Greenfield Master Trainer of California Fitness and Yoga, former national triathlete, bike fitter and much more besides. Vietnam Jungle Marathon is coming closer so it’s time to wake up in the mornings and try this workout to get ready for the challenge of the year! These training guidelines […]

Training Tips – Hill Training in the Flatlands

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 | No Comments
Training Tips – Hill Training in the Flatlands

Last month we had a question from Hanoi’s Sole Sisters run group about how to train for the hills when living in a flat city like Hanoi. Here our resident coach, Simon Grimstrup, gives his top tips. Photo: Simon running a downhill which is part of the VJM course The first and most important thing […]

Training – Developing Trail Speed

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 | No Comments
Training – Developing Trail Speed

Simon Grimstrup is a champion ultra runner and part of the team here at Topas Travel. As our resident coach he’ll be bringing you trail tips every month. Simon will also be joining David at VJM to help manage the race, so many of you will meet him there. Photo: Simon testing the trails of […]