Home Run School Performance

Performance

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

This year I helped pace a friend at the Nike Melbourne Marathon festival, and honestly, I was more concerned about when and what drinks to have than I was about how far I had to run. Most of my worrying stems from Sian Welch in the ’97 Iron Man...
When it comes to training, are you a simplifier or an optimizer? Simplifiers look for the easiest way to get a task done, and accept that there are some costs or lost opportunities that come with their approach. Optimizers continually tweak, adjust and update their plans in order to get the best possible outcome.
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  The best teacher I ever had was Mark Gould, a sociology professor at Haverford College. I’ll never forget the first meeting of...
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  Callum Hawkins came into the 2018 Commonwealth Games Marathon in Australia with high expectations. Having set a national record of 1:00:00 for...
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  Recently I discussed the idea that innovation in endurance training methods obeys the Law of Good Enough, as I call it. This...
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  The body is smart. When you increase your habitual activity level, your body consumes more energy and therefore requires more energy input...
Are you chasing that elusive sub 3hr marathon? Not sure exactly how to do it? Benita Willis (Oceania marathon record holder - 2hr22) has listed 12 key things to think about: Be realistic – is it attainable for you this year? Sometimes you are better off taking smaller chunks...
  “There are lots of elements to running a successful marathon and I’ll bet insights into them are woven throughout all of the interviews in this book!”  – Lisa Ondieki from Australian Marathon Stars © 2021 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Lisa Ondieki certainly rates as Australia’s top female marathoner, her...
Article by Benita Willis: 4 x Olympian, Aussie marathon record holder, World Champion & head coach at Lace Up Running.  It’s a strange year in many people’s lives and in some cases, has thrown our routine out the window for months! During this time, many of us have developed bad...
As an athlete, nothing is more important than maintaining good health and overall wellness. You need to take care of your body, mind, and spirit for you to perform well out there on the pitch or field. Here are 8 expert health tips you may need to take a...