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...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. The calf muscles (gastrocnemius muscles) of the average runner do a serious amount of work. They simultaneously work to propel us forward (driving up a hill for example) as well as slowing us down (during a descent for example). Strong calves are vital. Being...
By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “There is an advantage to being the first mover. When you can get a surge, get your move in, everyone is reacting to you.” This was a quote I saw (thanks to letsrun.com) from former college runner Elijah Greer, after he made a decisive move,...
Runner's Tribe - Caitlin Murdock, 26 – Middle distance athlete, Brisbane, QLD Runner’s Tribe – The Workout Series Written by Caitlin Murdock In late 2014 after graduating from university, I decided to make a “comeback” to athletics. Having not competed for years I thought I would give it one more go to...
A column by David McNeill Too often in my career, I have walked off the track querying my performances; wondering why I ran so poorly when training pointed to something better…or wondering how on earth I ran as fast as I did when preparations had been poor. The latter scenario...
Marathon training is the ultimate test of both will and physical endurance. You must have the discipline to undergo the proper training, the determination to have the proper mindset, and the fortitude to stick to a marathon training diet to run the distance. Otherwise, you risk injuring yourself in...
WORLD’S LEADING AUTHORITY IN RUNNING-RELATED INJURIES TO HOLD AUSTRALIA’S FIRST MASTER CLASS Dr Bryan Heiderscheit, one of the world’s foremost clinical researchers in the diagnosis and treatment of running-related injuries, is to bring his ground-breaking master class to Australia. “Examination and Treatment of Running Injuries” is a two day master class...
FATIGUE: A HOLISTIC APPROACH Written By Camilla Whishaw - Runner's Tribe As runners, fatigue is a common feeling, something that can be expected during and after workouts and races. But what happens when this feeling becomes your normal state of being? When you wake up feeling fatigued, or spend the majority of...
The low-down: Altitude Training Talk with Dr Philo Saunders Runner’s Tribe took the opportunity to quiz AIS senior physiologist, leading Canberra-based coach and 3:41 1500m man Philo Saunders all about the use of high altitude training systems. Philo has experience with such matters, undertaking research into altitude training, more specifically ‘using...
Bryce Anderson – A glimpse of the future - Feature by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe ”I know I’m not the most talented runner in the world. I’m a grinder. I can hurt.” In the mountains, a lone runner pounds the dirt. Through the lashing rain, his hardened legs skip through...
                                 
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