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Articles from experts in their fields helping you reach your maximum performance levels

Once the snow melts and the temperature starts to rise, Falls Creek becomes home to fervent endurance athletes from all over Australia. The summer months uncover a myriad of challenging trails to train on, aqueducts to ice your legs in post-session, and an average temperature of eighteen degrees-ideal for...
The Most Common Cause of Knee Pain - Patellofemoral Syndrome (Runner's Knee)  Written by Lachlan Chisholm My Name is Lachlan Chisholm, I am a Physiotherapist and I have a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Nutrition) and Master of Physiotherapy. I am a retired elite middle distance runner, a two-time Australian...
The Night Wrap – Treating Inflammation By Thomas Do Canto   It was over 10 years ago that I was first introduced to this off-label treatment and I believe it still has its place in the management of many soft tissue injuries. So what is a night wrap? No, it's not a facial...
The low-down: Altitude Training Talk with Dr Philo Saunders Runner’s Tribe took the opportunity to quiz AIS senior physiologist, leading Canberra-based coach and 3:41 1500m man Philo Saunders all about the use of high altitude training systems. Philo has experience with such matters, undertaking research into altitude training, more specifically ‘using...
The 5 Best Glute & Hip Exercises for Runners Note: This article has been sourced from the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Volume 43, number 2. This journal article has been summarised. Additions (videos) and simplifications have been undertaken to assist with viewer education and ease of understanding. Strengthening...
Prepare for you upcoming racing season with some quality sessions on sandhills. Article written by well known Australian running coach Sean Williams of MelbournePack  Resistance training for runners comes in many forms. My favourite would have to be Sandhill running. We have had close to 100 training camps over the last...
FATIGUE: A HOLISTIC APPROACH Written By Camilla Whishaw - Runner's Tribe As runners, fatigue is a common feeling, something that can be expected during and after workouts and races. But what happens when this feeling becomes your normal state of being? When you wake up feeling fatigued, or spend the majority of...
The Sweat Lab Q&A All athletes have unique responses to training, and the rate at which individuals react in the heat and varying weather conditions is often the difference between a great day or a rough one. Before the 2016 Rio Olympics, many of the athletes underwent testing on sweat rate and composition to...
How Important is Your Coach? Written by Amity Delaney - Runner's Tribe Coaches are an essential part of any athlete’s journey. Under their guidance and leadership, athletes can either flourish or flounder. But how important are they? Are coaches what determines an athlete’s success, or is it the internal motivation and...
Note from RT: The author is offering some brief guidelines to strength training in running. If you wish to explore this more you should consult an accredited professional before proceeding with your strength program. Instagram posts featured have no association with the author. How to match strength training to your...
                         
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