Performance

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

“There are lots of elements to running a successful marathon and I’ll bet insights into them are woven throughout all of the interviews in this book!”  – Lisa Ondieki © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Lisa Ondieki certainly rates as Australia’s top female marathoner, her 1988 Olympic silver medal...
Exercise is one of the best treatments for chronic back pain. But, certain forms of exercise, when done incorrectly, can exacerbate pain and lead to additional injuries. If you regularly struggle with back pain while running, you don’t have to give it up altogether. Read on to learn how you...
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...
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 4. Cracking the Coed An Analysis of Seb Coe’s Junior Performances...
By Ben Green B.Sc (Hons) Exercise & Health Level 4 Distance Coach IAAF Know Your Aerobic Training Zones VO2 Max, Steady, Threshold….what does it all mean?  Knowing your individual aerobic training zones is crucial to ensuring you maximise the adaptations you can achieve from each planned workout or training run as well as...
Training Diaries: to write or not to write? - A column by Mark Tucker “I would consider my diary serves the same purpose as going for a walk or a run. They are all physical ways of clearing a mental landscape.” (Chet Faker) I recently visited the house I grew up...
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...
Sports stars have a long history of being involved in sponsorship and advertising, both related to their professions and for other products. From the early days of famous baseball player Babe Ruth advertising Wheaties cereal to basketball star Michael Jordan’s association with Nike, many brands have experienced a big...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved Sources: ‘African Speed, African Endurance’ – By Amby Burfoot British Milers Club Journal - Autumn 2001. Volume 3 Issue 12. “Yes, a lot of Africans are born at altitude, not all. This gives them some advantage but it is not insurmountable. Remember this. Coe...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. "This time David (Rudisha) had a three-month rest after his last race on 29 August, in Zurich. Three months without any kind of training. He needed this long break for charging his batteries physically and mentally. When he resumed training, we had to...
                                 
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