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ALTITUDE | A column by Jaryd Clifford – Runner’s Tribe “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” Sir Edmund Hillary In the mountains, even the strongest stumble. Every step is gruelling, every breath a battle. It is an environment that demands courage. It is a place where only the toughest survive. It...
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...
A Column By Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe Recently I was reminded of a story about Robert DeCastella. Evidently he was reading a book on the bus that was taking him to the start-line of a major marathon. The visual image I create in my mind makes me smile – an...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. You know the drill. Aching knee, tight hip, quads locking up- time for the foam roller. Surprise surprise, the good old foam roller actually works best if you use it when you are niggle free, a few minutes a day can make all...
Exercise is one of the best treatments for chronic back pain. But, certain forms of exercise, when done incorrectly, can exacerbate pain and lead to additional injuries. If you regularly struggle with back pain while running, you don’t have to give it up altogether. Read on to learn how you...
RT's Run School | The Politics of Performance by Mark Blomeley Generally my posts on Runner’s Tribe are about physical performance, and in particular those choices we make in our training that affect our performance. Today, I want to talk more about the mental side of performance, in particular how...
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...
Running is the most popular method of exercising and staying in shape. Although it may seem a little odd, running in the wintertime may be even more productive. If we keep a few things in mind, cold weather training is good for our bodies. Training in harsh conditions can be...
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...
Strategies for managing pain in distance running Part 2 of 2 - Read part 1 (here) Written by Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe Managing injury pain is really only one part of pain management in distance running. The pain of fatigue, heat, dehydration, and muscle micro-tears is a bigger daily challenge. Because...
                                 
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