Performance

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

By Alex Dreyer - Runner's Tribe 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 in the US collegiate system eating...
You’re currently a Sophomore at the University of Wisconsin, what are you majoring in and how are you finding balancing your studies with your athletic commitments? At the moment I have a double major in economics and political science. That could change as I am attempting to get into the...
Many sporting techniques and skills are unique to a rather narrow field of expertise. Hockey players don’t need to know how to kick a football and tennis players needn’t perfect a high jump but one thing which often does translate is running. Whether it’s the short sprints of a...
Mike Allen Q&A with Runner's Tribe Mike Allen, PT, ATC is the UCHealth Director of Rehabilitation Services – South Metro Denver. You've been working with 52-year old Colorado ultra runner Paul Hoover preparing him for his assault on the Leadville 100 this year on August 19. The previous year Paul collapsed at mile...
Running in all its forms offers an exhilarating and refreshing experience. You get the opportunity to feel the wind in your face and view the world in all its glory. Your physical limits are tested each time as you push yourself to carry on even when your muscles tire....
The Warm up Ritual | Written by Mark Blomeley Let’s be honest, for most of us runners a warm up is usually putting on our shoes and then doing a slower run for a couple of minutes before we increase our pace to our target pace for the session. We know...
The below interview is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Georgie in January 2004.  With Neil’s permission, the interview has been restored so that today’s generation can enjoy reading about the teenage phenom that was Georgie Clarke. Neil MacDonald managed the Geelong Region Cross Country team from 2000-2007. HEY THERE,...
By Caitlin Murdock - Runner's Tribe To perform to your full potential your primary focus, of course, should be on your running program. However, you should also ensure that you include strength and prehab exercises to prevent injuries and to improve your running efficiency. Often runners have a habit of spending so...
The Sweat Lab Q&A All athletes have unique responses to training, and the rate at which individuals react in the heat and varying weather conditions is often the difference between a great day or a rough one. Before the 2016 Rio Olympics, many of the athletes underwent testing on sweat rate and composition to...
By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe Tired of that mid-race wedgie? Chaffing getting in the way of your long run? Thanks to Australian marathon superstar Jess Trengove’s ‘Rundies’, all your underwear woes have been solved. Rundies are the sport-specific underwear taking the Australian sporting scene by storm. The brand was formulated in...