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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. Every endurance athlete is familiar with the idea that certain physiological tests can be used to predict endurance performance. For example, the classic...
Are you experiencing ankle pain when you go running? If so, you definitely don’t want to ignore it. The ankle joint, which is actually comprised of three articulating joints, bears much of the physical brunt of your running (along with the feet and knees). The ankle is truly a...
Since commencing personalised training programs in 2009, the Front Runner coaching team has been primarily focused on assisting both recreational and competitive runners competing in events ranging from 800m to the Marathon, as well as Full and Half Ironman Triathlon. Over time, the tracking of data (through GPS and online...
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. The fall marathon season is upon us, and you know what that means: Thousands upon thousands of runners will hit the wall before...
If you love running shoes and are going to buy a new pair, the buying time is a time of great joy but also a bit of uncertainty. Therefore, in this article we are going to tell you 5 tips that you should keep in mind when buying your...
Low back pain is one of the most common complaints among American adults today -- in fact, doctors estimate it will affect 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives -- and runners are not exempt. Whether you’re a devout marathon runner or a weekend jogger, if you...
There are a lot of health benefits you can experience from running regularly. Running helps strengthen your heart and lungs and strengthens your immune system. One study also found that running for just 5-10 minutes per day can decrease your risk of developing heart disease and can increase your overall...
© 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...