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Articles from experts in their fields helping you reach your maximum performance levels

Chris Wardlaw - dual Olympian and coach of Steve Moneghetti, Kerryn McCann, Craig Mottram and numerous other top distance runners shares his views on training. Article originally written for ‘Australian Runner’ magazine by Chris Wardlaw. Reproduced with permission. Training for distance is definitely not rocket science, though for middle distance it...
WORLD’S LEADING AUTHORITY IN RUNNING-RELATED INJURIES TO HOLD AUSTRALIA’S FIRST MASTER CLASS Dr Bryan Heiderscheit, one of the world’s foremost clinical researchers in the diagnosis and treatment of running-related injuries, is to bring his ground-breaking master class to Australia. “Examination and Treatment of Running Injuries” is a two day master class...
“In Europe, maybe most youngsters think it is safer to go to university and then get a high paying job. After all, there are easier ways to earn a living than as an 800m runner!" – Andre Bucher © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Sources IAAF Andre Bucher Interview 2001. ...
Note from RT: The author is offering some brief guidelines to strength training in running. If you wish to explore this more you should consult an accredited professional before proceeding with your strength program. Developing power specific to distance running By Mark Blomeley for The Runner's Tribe' Run School The more powerful...
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...
"I ran my first sub-4 mile in 1977 and since then have run 136 more. Nobody has run as many sub-4’s as I have.” -  Steve Scott Free Sources: Steve Scott & Marc Bloom, Steve Scott the Miler Macmillan (1997) Tony Benson and Irv Ray, Run with the Best (2001). Steve Scott...
At What Age do Aussie Female 800m Runners Peak? © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. In an attempt to assess the ideal age for female 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 30 fastest female 800m runners in Australian history. Their respective ages were compared. To view our comparisons...
The below interview is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Dick Telford in January 2003.  With Neil’s permission, the interview has been restored so that today’s generation can appreciate and learn from one of Australia’s greatest ever coaches. Neil MacDonald managed the Geelong Region Cross Country team from 2000-2007. DICK...
Running is the most popular method of exercising and staying in shape. Although it may seem a little odd, running in the wintertime may be even more productive. If we keep a few things in mind, cold weather training is good for our bodies. Training in harsh conditions can be...
Runner’s Nutrition – Periodise your diet to PEAK not PLATEAU By Alex Dreyer Are you reaching your potential? As a sports dietitian, I see all types of runners turning to nutrition and diet to go further or faster. I’ve been lucky enough to see different approaches to nutrition first-hand, from my time...
                             
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