Performance

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

Written by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live” (Lin Yutang). If you have ever raced in the evening, you will no doubt understand what Yutang was talking about. It can be a challenging...
Running & depression By Steve Magness from 'The Science of Running' http://www.scienceofrunning.com/ In high school, my coach would often laugh at the duration of my post-season breaks. It normally would constitute a day or two and then back to the mileage grind. In college, things didn’t change much as I became notorious...
Once the snow melts and the temperature starts to rise, Falls Creek becomes home to fervent endurance athletes from all over Australia. The summer months uncover a myriad of challenging trails to train on, aqueducts to ice your legs in post-session, and an average temperature of eighteen degrees-ideal for...
The Sports Gene' Explores The Science Behind Athletic Success Originally Published Jul 31 2013 - Re-Published with permission by RT 13/1/2016 By: Chris Gorski Not everyone can become an elite athlete. On the basketball court, tall men with abnormally long arms have an advantage over equally athletic men with typical body proportions....
Nutrition Tips for Recovering Like a Pro By Tristan Ferris. MD. – Runner’s Tribe It isn’t always what you eat, but when and how much you eat that is key for recovering smoothly from hard runs – whether they be races or training sessions. Timing it Right For optimal recovery, make sure you...
A Column By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “A realistic goal is a silly goal... I want to set a goal that seems like a stretch, something that seems a little out of reach... I look at the finish line. I want to win the tournament.” (Erasmus Morfe – poker...
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Recover like a Pro By Daniel Wallis: Runner's Tribe in conjunction with SOS Rehydrate How listening less to college coaches and more to Lance Armstrong will help you run faster… legally. There is a timeless saying, “you don’t get fit when you’re running; you get fit when you’re recovering”. If training was...
How Important is Your Coach? Written by Amity Delaney - Runner's Tribe Coaches are an essential part of any athlete’s journey. Under their guidance and leadership, athletes can either flourish or flounder. But how important are they? Are coaches what determines an athlete’s success, or is it the internal motivation and...
The Peak Age for Female 800m Runners? In an attempt to assess the ideal age for 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 25 fastest female 800m runners of all-time. Their respective ages were compared. “Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life...
Training and Coaching via Correspondence - Article by Jack Colreavy and Adam Didyk RUNNER'S TRIBE TvC - Training via Correspondence Part 1: By Jack Colreavy Who is your coach? Who do you train with? These are two of the most frequent questions that I get asked by other runners. My response being that Adelaide-based Adam...