Performance

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

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,...
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...
Marathon Training & Performance 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 5km to the Marathon, as well as Full and Half Ironman Triathlon. Over time, the tracking of data (through...
There’s a special magic in listening to the wisdom and banter of some of Australia’s hard working marathon runners sharing their top tips, secrets of training and stories of success and failure as they enter and participate in everything from their local parkrun to the big city major marathons...
The Long Run: What’s the Point? Written by Mark Blomeley The long run or long runs are a staple of any good running program for anyone running over 800m. However the reality is for many runners, due to injuries or long term issues not enough long run volume can be achieved...
Runner's Tribe - The Workout Series Written by Mitchell Thompson - Wolf Pack TC I have the pleasure of being a part of Wolf Pack TC (Instagram: @wolfpack_tc ) based out Melbourne under the guidance of renowned distance coach, Bruce Scriven, a name you may have heard from the likes of...
“My advice to coaches is to forget about the track early on - get your kids running cross country and road races - just basic strength work first, the speed will follow.” – John Walker In the early 1990’s the Australian Olympic Committee and the New South Wales Institute of...
                         
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