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First Man under 3:50 – The Training of John Walker, Part 2 of 2 “I find it impossible to run flat out. I need competition to achieve full results. I usually train at ¾ pace so I’m not leaving all my training on the track” – John Walker Note: This is...
I always laugh about how I got into running. My older sister, Emma, showed some potential in long jump whilst we were both in primary school. Our aunt suggested that Emma come along to try out little athletics at Hornsby District Little Athletics Centre and at the ripe old...
In mid 2015 Runner's Tribe was given permission to re-publish and offer content suggestions to Inside Science which is an editorially independent non-profit science news service run out of the American Institute of Physics and supported by a coalition of underwriters. RT has been following their stories and articles for...
“We started Box Altitude with a range of comfortable and affordable altitude sleeping tents that we design and manufacture here in Melbourne. From there we created training tents, so customers could do altitude training at home. Now we are fitting out altitude rooms in homes, gyms and offices.” Rico Rogers...
RT’s Run School featuring Mark Blomeley. Mark is a strength and conditioning coach with over 10 years experience in the sports and fitness industry. Currently in Brisbane, he is a specialist strength and conditioning coach for runners from international standard elites to the everyday runner. KNEE PAIN Knee soreness is one...
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...
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...
"I ran my first sub-4 mile in 1977 and since then have run 136 more. Nobody has run as many sub-4’s as I have.” -  Steve Scott Free Sources: Steve Scott & Marc Bloom, Steve Scott the Miler Macmillan (1997) Tony Benson and Irv Ray, Run with the Best (2001). Steve Scott...
Falls, car wrecks, and other accidents send thousands of people to the operating table every month. These procedures often involve extremely long recovery times, during which it’s impossible to maintain an intensive running schedule. However, it’s not impossible to stay physically fit and be ready to hit the ground...
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  It is a proven fact that individual pain tolerance predicts endurance performance. Given two athletes with identical physical traits, the one with...
                                 
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