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Run School is here to give all levels of runners information and advice to improve their running and to stay injury free. From top physiotherapist, podiatrists, trainers, doctors, coaches, massage therapist, athletes and more knowledgable experts. 'Run School,' will keep you informed by only the highest end sources on a regular basis. Runner's Tribe is free. no subscriptions, just amazing content here for all levels of runner's to share and learn from.

Written by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live” (Lin Yutang). If you have ever raced in the evening, you will no doubt understand what Yutang was talking about. It can be a challenging...
The following is taken from Neil MacDonald's interview with Sonia O'Sullivan in Jan 2003 (which can be accessed online at: http://grcc.net.au/archives.html). Neil MacDonal:  What sort of training did you do during your pregnancy? Sonia O'Sullivan: Lots of walking, some with Ciara in the pram but she is getting a bit old...
By Mark Tucker “I had broken 2:09. I forgot my exhaustion. Within a couple (of) hours, the agony of a world record run would manifest itself. The elation would be replaced by fear. I would be urinating quantities of blood and vomiting black mucous. The race left me so totally...
Joan Benoit Samuelson: A Column By Mark Tucker for Runner's Tribe The first ever winner of the Women’s Olympic Marathon. The first ever! For any distance runner that would be an absolute dream sentence to come after your name. For Joan Benoit Samuelson, it’s reality. In the heat, humidity and smog...
The strength training argument by Mark Blomeley for RT's RUN SCHOOL Strength training for runners continues to be a hotly debated topic. There are plenty of different philosophies around and most work to a degree. Increasingly though, there is very little disagreement that you should actually be doing strength training as...
Returning to Training: How to adjust your training intensity after a training break As runners, few things are more frustrating than being sidelined with sickness, soreness or injury. There will often be an itch to get back into training that gets stronger with each day of scheduled training you miss....
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...
Bilateral vs Unilateral Movement Development for Runners By Mark Blomeley Ok, so you’re probably looking at the title and thinking what the? Let me explain… To put this simply, bilateral movement refers to a two arm or two leg movement, whereas unilateral refers to a single arm or single leg movement. In other...
‘The Inventor of Running’ - The Training of Frank Shorter © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “Running at its core, is really pretty basic; if you train well and hard over a period of years and avoid injury, you are going to get better” - Frank Shorter Sources Running with the...
THE IMPORTANCE OF CROSS TRAINING By Mark Blomeley for The Runner's Tribe' Run School For those that have been following my posts and information for a while you’ll know that I’m a big fan of cross training. In fact for athletes where I’m directly in charge of their programming or their...
                             
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