Performance

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

Heidi See
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...
Do you have a big race coming up? Or, are you just feeling a little stagnant during your runs? Do you need to shake up your training with a new challenge? No matter what your reason for wanting to run faster, there are lots of things you can do to...
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...
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...
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...
When it comes to running-related knee injuries, the first thing most people think of is an ACL tear. That’s not the only thing that can go wrong with your knee while you run, though. Medial-collateral ligament (MCL) tears are also common among runners and other athletes. Like an ACL tear, and...
The exhilarating feeling that you get when you run can be addictive and you might be tempted to push your limits just to beat your own record. Although this demonstrates a powerful mindset and grit in runners, you shouldn’t go as far as ignoring health cues and sacrificing your...
Incorporating cycling training into your routine can improve your running performance, according to research cited in the Journal of Conditioning and Research. The number of people turning to running as a regular form of exercise and activity has gradually risen over the last decade. In Australia, over 4.9 million or 25...
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 1. Australia’s Standing in the Men’s 800m Something is Rotten in...
You have probably heard the term ‘running form’ before. Like any other exercise, running performance can be significantly enhanced through an understanding and practical use of proper biomechanics. Implementing good running form has the potential to increase your efficiency as a runner and help to minimize your risk of...
                                 
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