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Why do you run?

Why do you run?   Written by Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe A superficial answer to the question: “why do you run?” could include the well-documented physical health benefits. These include the lower incidence of heart disease, reduced rates of mortality,...

What happens when we take a break from running?…Depression?

Running & depression By Steve Magness from 'The Science of Running' http://www.scienceofrunning.com/ In high school, my coach would often laugh at the duration of my post-season breaks. It normally would constitute a day or two and then back to the mileage grind....

Avoiding the negative psychosocial impacts of being an injured athlete

Written by Daniel Quin - Runner's Tribe Eventually I intend to write about some positive psychology topics associated with running but before that I want to return to the concept of the psychosocial impact of being injured. Last month I...

Beyond Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation, and Referral

Beyond Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation, and Referral A Column 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...

Psychological benefits of altitude camps

Psychological benefits of altitude camps A Column By Daniel Quin - Runner's Tribe It’s that time of the year again – the annual distance runners pilgrimage to Falls Creek. The physiological benefits of altitude training are well documented and these have...

Depression and Running

Depression and Running: Written by Amity Delaney Mental illnesses do not discriminate. They can affect anyone at any time and athletes are no exception. Depression and running work together in two ways. On the one hand, certain aspects about being...

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