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“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.
On a Saturday morning, a 52-year-old man collapsed, having had a cardiac arrest during a fun run. I noticed the commotion as I was driving past on my way to work and stopped. Several other runners, including a general practitioner, had already stopped to help and the ambulance service was in attendance. With everyone’s input, the man was resuscitated, taken to hospital and received stenting to the main artery down the front of his heart. The outcome was so good that it later made the front page of our local newspaper.
Recently I received an email message from an athlete who is following one of my online training plans. In it, he asked, “Why do you only have one day off every three weeks?” Although I did not ask the athlete why he asked this question, my assumption was that he...
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?  As I write this, I’m just over a week out from the Black Canyon 100K, the longest running race I’ve ever attempted....
By Matt Fitzgerald - Runner's Tribe At the 2016 World Half Marathon Championships, held in Cardiff, Wales, young Geoffrey Kamworor gave the running community an object lesson in keeping calm during a crisis. The Kenyan upstart came into the race having talked a lot of smack about one fellow competitor,...
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?  Eliud Kipchoge is known chiefly for two things: winning and breaking records. He has won eleven of the twelve marathons he’s raced...