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

In the Runner's Tribe workout series we ask the world's best athletes to share and explain some of their key training sessions which were integral to their success. The latest awesome edition is from NZ's Matt Baxter. Matt Baxter - Runner's Tribe - The Workout Series Matt Baxter's PB's 3000m 8:14.73...
Julian trains with 5k race pace in mind, then escapes the hot weather with surfing in Iceland. There’s talk about who Julian expects to face in the Vic Country Champs. Brad’s maintains his “extremely impressive training runs” with his longest run before Lake Biwa and has deja vu...
If you’re a long-distance runner, chances are you or someone you know has contracted athlete’s foot at some point in their career. In fact, athlete’s foot is such a common fungal infection that 15 to 25 percent of that general population is estimated to have it at any one...
6 Quick & Easy Post-Run Stretches for the Time Poor Runner © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Runner’s Tribe Busy? Time poor? Find yourself hardly ever stretching? Yep, join the club. Below, in no particular order, are 6 key post-run (or pre) stretches that are ideal for preventing injuries and keeping...
Tips from Aaron “Speedy” Stubbs Sprinting is proven to be more efficient than longer endurance types of exercise (think jogging and walking) and has the added bonus of burning fat (even after you have finished exercising!), building muscle and it boosting your basal metabolic rate.  Sprinting is a whole body...
The Peak Age for Male 800m Runners? In an attempt to assess the ideal age for 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 25 fastest 800m runners of all-time. Their respective ages were compared. “I started track and field when I was 12 and didn't get to an Olympic...
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. Developing power specific to distance running By Mark Blomeley for The Runner's Tribe' Run School The more powerful...
Written by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live” (Lin Yutang). If you have ever raced in the evening, you will no doubt understand what Yutang was talking about. It can be a challenging...
A Column By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “A realistic goal is a silly goal... I want to set a goal that seems like a stretch, something that seems a little out of reach... I look at the finish line. I want to win the tournament.” (Erasmus Morfe – poker...
Marathon Training & Performance Since commencing personalised training programs in 2009, the Front Runner coaching team has been primarily focused on assisting both recreational and competitive runners competing in events ranging from 5km to the Marathon, as well as Full and Half Ironman Triathlon. Over time, the tracking of data (through...
                                 
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