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© 2018 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. By Sam Burke, Veterinarian, BVMS. Lonely on those long runs? Want a training partner who doesn’t speak? Sounds awesome right! A well-trained dog might be just what you are after. But buyers beware, not many dogs can handle long runs over hilly terrain, on...
Iliotibial band syndrome (also known as ITBS) is the most common injury that can affect the lateral portion of the knee in runners. Research shows that it affects anywhere from five to fourteen percent of all runners. If you’re a runner who’s struggling with ITBS, you’re not alone. There’s more...
Whether you’re a competitive runner or someone who exclusively runs for fun, you probably wouldn’t mind running faster or being able to cover more ground. But, how do you accomplish this? You might be surprised to learn that simply running more frequently isn’t necessarily the answer. By switching up your...
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, How Bad Do You Want It? , and most recently 80/20 Triathlon. An interesting new study by researchers at the University of Western Australia investigated the effects of periodization in the training...
By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe The ‘Mona’ Fartlek is probably the most well known training session in Australia. Named after legendary Australian distance runner, Steve Moneghetti, and devised by his well known coach Chris Wardlaw (a dual Olympian, Education guru and all-round good guy), this is one session I...
(c) Runner's Tribe Eliud Kipchoge dassled the running world by taking the massive chunk of 78 seconds off the world record at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday. Kipchoge, hailed as the greatest marathoner of all-time, is now also the fastest marathoner of all-time and by a good amount as well....
(c) Runner's Tribe Ultra- Marathon running is a booming sport. With seemingly endless wild natured (or crazy, however you spin it) runners lacing up every year, race organisers around the world have stepped up and delivered. Below is no exhaustive list, hell we left off Comrades, The Munga, Eastern...
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?  It is a proven fact that individual pain tolerance predicts endurance performance. Given two athletes with identical physical traits, the one with...
Runner's Tribe - Run School Minimalist, maximalist, zero drop, traditional, soft foam, hard foam, high stack height, low stack height, stiff soles, flexible soles, magic foam that makes you float or fly.  Or whatever. Whilst the science on all the above is minimalistic in itself, one study that shows that...
A column by David McNeill - Runner's Tribe Too often in my career, I have walked off the track querying my performances; wondering why I ran so poorly when training pointed to something better…or wondering how on earth I ran as fast as I did when preparations had been poor....