Performance

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

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...
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...
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...
Six Key Core Exercises for Runners - No Gym Required 2017 Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved So everyone knows that a strong core is key. But for the time strapped runner, what are the most choice exercises on which to concentrate? We have chosen 6 key core exercises that are 1)...
By Caitlin Murdock - Runner's Tribe To perform to your full potential your primary focus, of course, should be on your running program. However, you should also ensure that you include strength and prehab exercises to prevent injuries and to improve your running efficiency. Often runners have a habit of spending so...
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...
The exhilarating feeling that you get when you run can be addictive and you might be tempted to push your limits just to beat your own record. Although this demonstrates a powerful mindset and grit in runners, you shouldn’t go as far as ignoring health cues and sacrificing your...
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...
Marathon Training - Women Written by Tony Willson An examination of the some of the world's best female marathon runners' - Lorraine Moller, Grete Waitz, Joan Benoit, Rosa Mota, Uta Pippig, Ingrid Kristiansen, Priscilla Welch, Sonia O'Sullivan and Linda Somers Smith - base training plans. Common patterns within their training plans ...
Endurance sports' physical demands explain why certain events favor different body shapes. By: Chris Gorski (ISNS) -- Olympians competing in the many endurance sporting events have such different body shapes because the physics and physiology of moving fast -- and efficiently -- require it. A sport's physical demands dictate the dimensions of...
                             
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