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WHAT I THINK ABOUT WHEN I THINK ABOUT FOOD | A COLUMN BY DAVID MCNEILL At the risk of being condescending, and calling all runners control freaks, my experience is that habitual runners (from the hobby joggers to the Olympic medalists) share qualities of being perfectionist, pedantic, meticulous, and non-compromising....
Why Strength Training is critical for runners By Mark Blomeley for Runner's Tribe One of the key things that I tell all my athletes is that strength training is building block for all athletic development. No matter what sport you play, you need to learn how to move properly and gain the...
Don’t Skimp on the Hills | A Runner’s Tribe Column by David McNeill When searching for company for my day-to-day runs during the week, often one of the barriers between running with someone and running alone is the choice of location. Most of the time, I don’t mind driving to...
New research shows how movement may keep synovial fluid in cartilage. Originally published: Nov 2 2015 - 12:00pm By: Charles Q. Choi, Contributor   (Inside Science) -- The human body is able to act like a well-oiled machine because liquid fills its joints. Now researchers are shedding light on how physical activity might...
Natural sleep patterns can greatly impact athletic success. Originally published: Jan 29 2015 - 1:30pm By: Chris Gorski, Senior Editor (Inside Science) – When game time rolls around, athletes must produce the best possible performance no matter when the competition starts or when they prefer to rise and shine. But according to...
Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed sports journalist, a certified sports nutritionist, and the author of numerous books on running, triathlon, nutrition, and weight loss. His most recent books are Racing Weight Cookbook, Racing Weight Quick Start Guide, RUN: The Mind-Body Method of Running by Feel, Racing Weight, Brain Training for...
By Thomas Do Canto, from Walker Street Podiatry So, we’ve had the ‘barefoot running’ hype that bred the minimalist running shoe boom. This boom lasted several years - from 2010 to 2013 there was a vast increase in the availability and market share of this segment of the running shoe...
RT has asked top Aussie distance runner and Osteopath, Stephen Dinneen to answer some of the most common questions runners have along their journey. Click the link bellow to read more about Steve and the Doncaster Osteopathic Clinic & Wellness Centre. Here is the first question for Steve- Steve I've got...
By Rafael Baugh (B.Sc Physio, Level 2 AA) As a running or triathlon coach we constantly look to objectively monitor change in our athletes over time. Recording split times, measuring cadence, reviewing training volume and analysing racing performances is all part of gaining feedback and ultimately helping plot a course to...
                         
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