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Australia and the Men’s 800m – 4 part series Part 1 – Australia’s Standing in the 800m Part 2 – Why have we underachieved? Part 3 – How we can become better Part 4 – Coe as a Junior Part 4. Cracking the Coed An Analysis of Seb Coe’s Junior Performances...
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...
Training and Coaching via Correspondence - Article by Jack Colreavy and Adam Didyk RUNNER'S TRIBE TvC - Training via Correspondence Part 1: By Jack Colreavy Who is your coach? Who do you train with? These are two of the most frequent questions that I get asked by other runners. My response being that Adelaide-based Adam...
The Art of Switching Off Written By Tyson Popplestone More isn’t always better. You already knew that. Athletes seem to understand it better than most people. It’s the reason we have days allocated to taking it a little easier. Resting. Recovering. We realise that in order for our performance to improve, we need...
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. Instagram posts featured have no association with the author. How to match strength training to your...
How to “choose your own adventure” to match your nutrition to your training By Alex Dreyer - Runner's Tribe Last month’s blog (click to view) was an introduction into periodisation of your diet to suit certain types of training phases and cycles. This month will focus on the specifics of periodisation,...
Australia and the Men’s 800m – 4 part series Part 1 – Australia’s Standing in the 800m Part 2 – Why have we underachieved? Part 3 – How we can become better Part 4 – Coe as a Junior Part 3. How does Australia become better at 800m? "The Kenyan secret...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved Sources: ‘African Speed, African Endurance’ – By Amby Burfoot British Milers Club Journal - Autumn 2001. Volume 3 Issue 12. “Yes, a lot of Africans are born at altitude, not all. This gives them some advantage but it is not insurmountable. Remember this. Coe...
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)...
By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “Strenuous exercise should not be taken until two and a half to three hours after eating” (C.W.H. Grant – The Australian Amateur – October 1951) How much? How long before? And what should we eat (and drink) before a race and before we train? These...