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Runner’s Tribe – The Workout Series Lillian Price, 22 - Middle distance athlete, Gold Coast, QLD Over the past two years, I have returned to running with my coach Jackson Elliott on the Gold Coast. Our training varies slightly throughout the year with a focus on consistency and quality. During winter –...
The recent marathon world record highlights a useful way for parents to exercise. Originally Published Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11:45 Chris Gorski, Editor (Inside Science) -- Earlier this month, at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Calum Neff set a world record for the fastest marathon by a runner pushing a stroller....
“Deeds’ are his argument – not words, claims, hopes, estates or privileges.” (Percy Cerutty) “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” (Confucius) Recently I observed a full day of athletics at the APS finals (Associated Public Schools of Victoria) Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park....
At What Age do Aussie Female Marathon Runners Peak? © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. In an attempt to assess the ideal age for marathon runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 30 fastest female marathon runners in Australian history. Their respective ages were compared. Facts Average Age: 30 ¾...
Len Johnson Reporting from the World Champs, London – Runner’s Tribe Usain Bolt finished his last individual championship race with a touch of class, warmly embracing the winner, Justin Gatlin, and clapping him heartily on the back. It’s a pity spectators in the London Olympic stadium didn’t show the same amount of...
Runner’s Nutrition – Periodise your diet to PEAK not PLATEAU By Alex Dreyer Are you reaching your potential? As a sports dietitian, I see all types of runners turning to nutrition and diet to go further or faster. I’ve been lucky enough to see different approaches to nutrition first-hand, from my time...
Who are you choosing to look after your strength and conditioning? By Mark Blomeley for RT's Run School Strength and conditioning is a continual growth area within the running industry, which I believe is a very positive sign for runners on the whole. There are direct performance benefits to running when...
Interview with the Clean Sport Collective Many sports are currently mired in drug scandals, with track & field currently one of the leading offenders. Although large-scale reforms are required to address the cascade of problems associated with state-sponsored doping, there is plenty of work that can be done to address the...
MARATHON TALK WITH MOLLY HUDDLE After returning from the Rio Olympics with a new US 10,000m record, Molly Huddle set her sites on the TCS NYC marathon. After a build up partially hindered by injury, Huddle confirmed that she is a force to be reckoned with from 5 km's to 42.195...
                         
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