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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...
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...
“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 © 2020 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Lisa Ondieki certainly rates as Australia’s top female marathoner, her 1988 Olympic silver medal...
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...
A recent study has found that there is an inversely proportional relationship with the male libido and the intensity and duration of endurance based exercise.  Quoting Wikipedia, Libido is a person's overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity. Libido is influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors. Bored? Play...
Emma Coburn is America's best female steeplechaser of all-time. Winning gold at the 2017 World Athletics Championships, Coburn is the first American to do so. Her 3000m steeplechase PB is 9:02.35, an American record. Below, Emma shared on her Youtube channel her warm-up routine. It's full with nuggets of wisdom, for runners of all abilities.
Yoga or stretching routines are vital for runners' of all abilities and ages. For the time poor runner, here are 5 key exercises that are bound to help.