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

4 Key Middle Distance Workouts from Aussie Elites ATHLETE: Tom Fawthorpe  Coach: Andrew “Jack” Russell PB's: 1500m 3:41.49, Mile 4:01.9, 3000m 8:03.12 Key Workouts 6x3min with 1-minute recovery This is probably the hardest session I do and that’s why I enjoy it. No matter what shape I’m in I always find this session to be very tough. I...
By Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe There is a certain comfort in doing something when injured. Most athletes are familiar with ice, tape, therabands, strengthening exercises, balance plates, water-running belts, and I even have a repurposed dogball. Each of these tools help to provide structure for rehabilitation and a physiotherapist...
The Importance of Taking Breaks from Training: A Column By Amity Delaney As athletes, our love for running and our desire to succeed can often cause us to keep pushing our body and training when we should perhaps be taking a break to let our bodies and minds properly recover....
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 Sports Gene' Explores The Science Behind Athletic Success Originally Published Jul 31 2013 - Re-Published with permission by RT 13/1/2016 By: Chris Gorski Not everyone can become an elite athlete. On the basketball court, tall men with abnormally long arms have an advantage over equally athletic men with typical body proportions....
Nutrition Tips for Recovering Like a Pro By Tristan Ferris. MD. – Runner’s Tribe It isn’t always what you eat, but when and how much you eat that is key for recovering smoothly from hard runs – whether they be races or training sessions. Timing it Right For optimal recovery, make sure you...
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...
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Recover like a Pro By Daniel Wallis: Runner's Tribe in conjunction with SOS Rehydrate How listening less to college coaches and more to Lance Armstrong will help you run faster… legally. There is a timeless saying, “you don’t get fit when you’re running; you get fit when you’re recovering”. If training was...
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...
The Peak Age for Female 800m Runners? In an attempt to assess the ideal age for 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 25 fastest female 800m runners of all-time. Their respective ages were compared. “Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life...
                         
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