Performance

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

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...
Tempo Training - Do we do enough of it? © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. "If I feel good then I run fast no matter what the session. Don’t waste good time – if you feel good then run hard!” -  John Ngugi Free Sources: ‘African Speed, African Endurance’ –...
Nutrition Tips for Recovering Like a Pro By Tristan Ferris. MD. – Runner’s Tribe It isn’t always what you eat, but when and how much you eat that is key for recovering smoothly from hard runs – whether they be races or training sessions. Timing it Right For optimal recovery, make sure you...
At What Age do Aussie Marathon Runners Peak? © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. In an attempt to assess the ideal age for marathon runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 30 fastest male marathon runners in Australian history. Their respective ages were compared. Facts Average Age: 28 ½ Median...
At What Age do Aussie Female Marathon Runners Peak? © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. In an attempt to assess the ideal age for marathon runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 30 fastest female marathon runners in Australian history. Their respective ages were compared. Facts Average Age: 30 ¾...
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...
Written by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live” (Lin Yutang). If you have ever raced in the evening, you will no doubt understand what Yutang was talking about. It can be a challenging...
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...
Key Workouts from Aussie Elites: Part 2 Athlete: Maudie Skyring Personal Bests Event Result Venue Date 400m 58.22 Canberra (AUS) 17.02.2017 800m 2:09.35 Glendale (AUS) 28.01.2017 1500m 4:22.16 Sydney (AUS) 04.02.2017 Mile 4:53.93 Sydney (AUS) 04.03.2017 3000m 9:45.54 Melbourne (AUS) 08.12.2016 The Session: Freeman (200s) This session was part of Cathy Freeman’s training program and is great for 400m and 800m runners, to build speed and a tolerance to lactic acid build up. This session consists of...
Runner's Tribe In an attempt to assess the ideal age for 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 30 fastest male 800m runners in Australian history. Their respective ages were compared. Facts Average Age: 23 (note this is the same as our international comparison – (Click Here) Median Age: 23...