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6 Quick & Easy Post-Run Stretches for the Time Poor Runner © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Runner’s Tribe Busy? Time poor? Find yourself hardly ever stretching? Yep, join the club. Below, in no particular order, are 6 key post-run (or pre) stretches that are ideal for preventing injuries and keeping...
Australia and the Men’s 800m – 4 part series Part 1 – Australia’s Standing in the 800m Part 2 – Why have we underachieved? Part 3 – How we can become better Part 4 – Coe as a Junior Part 2. Why has Australia underachieved in the 800m? It is very...
By Tristan Ferris. MD. - Runner's Tribe Unfortunately, the majority of serious runners suffer a stress fracture at some point in their career, some athletes numerous times. A classical overuse injury, stress fractures occur when too much stress is put on a weakened bone. It's often the result of too much...
Incorporating cycling training into your routine can improve your running performance, according to research cited in the Journal of Conditioning and Research. The number of people turning to running as a regular form of exercise and activity has gradually risen over the last decade. In Australia, over 4.9 million or 25...
Have you heard? New guidelines from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiologists have changed the way “high blood pressure” is being defined, eliminating the idea of prehypertension and re-evaluating what qualifies as a normal blood pressure range. Whereas a blood pressure reading of 140 - 153...
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...
'You'll never be able to run harder' - Robert Lister 4 Key Sessions - Coached by Michael Dooley As before most races, the day preceding Herb Elliott winning the 1500m at the 1960 Olympics his eccentric 65 year old coach Percy Cerutty ran himself to exhaustion. Prior to collapsing he managed...
The exhilarating feeling that you get when you run can be addictive and you might be tempted to push your limits just to beat your own record. Although this demonstrates a powerful mindset and grit in runners, you shouldn’t go as far as ignoring health cues and sacrificing your...
Runner's Tribe - Caitlin Murdock, 26 – Middle distance athlete, Brisbane, QLD Runner’s Tribe – The Workout Series Written by Caitlin Murdock In late 2014 after graduating from university, I decided to make a “comeback” to athletics. Having not competed for years I thought I would give it one more go to...
In mid 2015 Runner's Tribe was given permission to re-publish and offer content suggestions to Inside Science which is an editorially independent nonprofit science news service run out of the American Institute of Physics and supported by a coalition of underwriters. RT has been following their stories and articles for...