Performance

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

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...
Here at Runner’s Tribe we aim to cover all aspects of athletics, field & track, road running and more across the globe. However, there are plenty of great ways to get a work out that involve running and playing games at the same time. Of course, we are referring...
Professional runners are a different class of people. Not all of us can be what they are and do what they do. But that does not mean that we cannot emulate them to a certain extent. And that’s because what they do is a window into how to live...
Prepare for you upcoming racing season with some quality sessions on sandhills. Article written by well known Australian running coach Sean Williams of MelbournePack  Resistance training for runners comes in many forms. My favourite would have to be Sandhill running. We have had close to 100 training camps over the last...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. You know the drill. Aching knee, tight hip, quads locking up- time for the foam roller. Surprise surprise, the good old foam roller actually works best if you use it when you are niggle free, a few minutes a day can make all...
If you are a runner, you are likely to experience muscle soreness, workout cramps, and recovery issues after a long run or intense workout. While there are a plethora of recovery supplements that allow muscle repair and recovery, they aren’t entirely natural. Sip on these powerful and naturally delicious...
Iliotibial band syndrome (also known as ITBS) is the most common injury that can affect the lateral portion of the knee in runners. Research shows that it affects anywhere from five to fourteen percent of all runners. If you’re a runner who’s struggling with ITBS, you’re not alone. There’s more...
Australia and the Men’s 800m - 4 part series Part 1 - Australia's Standing in the 800m Part 2 - Why have we underachieved? Part 3 - How we can become better Part 4 - Coe as a Junior Part 1. Australia’s Standing in the Men’s 800m Something is Rotten in...
By Aussie Marathon Star, Jessica Trengove - Runner's Tribe The word injury sparks a sense of familiarity and some level of anxiety in too many sportspeople. Whilst the associated challenges can be hard to stomach, I do believe they can teach us some of the greatest lessons. I would be...
Running Mechanics | What matters By Mark Blomeley As runners there is so much emphasis placed on where we are landing on our foot. The trend over the past decade is to place a lot of emphasis on forefoot landing or “running on your toes”. Today I’m going to surprise...