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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...
Key Workouts from Aussie Elites: Part 2 Athlete: Maudie Skyring Personal Bests Event Result Venue Date 400m 58.22 Canberra (AUS) 17.02.2017 800m 2:09.35 Glendale (AUS) 28.01.2017 1500m 4:22.16 Sydney (AUS) 04.02.2017 Mile 4:53.93 Sydney (AUS) 04.03.2017 3000m 9:45.54 Melbourne (AUS) 08.12.2016 The Session: Freeman (200s) This session was part of Cathy Freeman’s training program and is great for 400m and 800m runners, to build speed and a tolerance to lactic acid build up. This session consists of...
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 5 Hard Truths about Athletic Performance By: Mark Blomeley Achieving and optimising your athletic potential is a difficult process filled with many obstacles. There are a lot of things that lead to sub-optimal performance either short term or long term, so what I wanted to give you today is 5...
Why Movement matters | Written by Mark Blomeley Movement is one of those things that we can easily take for granted until it’s gone or impaired. Think about it, if you’re injured and unable to walk around properly, you’re in a constant state of thinking about the next painful move...
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...
WHAT I THINK ABOUT WHEN I THINK ABOUT FOOD | A COLUMN BY DAVID MCNEILL At the risk of being condescending, and calling all runners control freaks, my experience is that habitual runners (from the hobby joggers to the Olympic medalists) share qualities of being perfectionist, pedantic, meticulous, and non-compromising....
In mid 2015 Runner's Tribe was given permission to re-publish and offer content suggestions to Inside Science which is an editorially independent nonprofit 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...
Six Key Core Exercises for Runners - No Gym Required 2017 Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved So everyone knows that a strong core is key. But for the time strapped runner, what are the most choice exercises on which to concentrate? We have chosen 6 key core exercises that are 1)...
Why Strength Training is critical for runners By Mark Blomeley for Runner's Tribe One of the key things that I tell all my athletes is that strength training is building block for all athletic development. No matter what sport you play, you need to learn how to move properly and gain the...