Practice Downhill Running to Prevent Soreness (and Get Faster)

Proper downhill running technique and strong quads are important to reducing soreness as you take to the trails. Below, the experts weigh in on how to descend without getting hurt.

Source: Tips for Downhill Running

Be cautious of downhill running if you have knee (or ankle) problems though because running downhill adds a lot of impact that your muscles may not be able to absorb.