Performance

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

Originally published on Runner's Tribe 2014 (c) Republished April 21, 2016 Throwback Thursday Training Talk with Philo Saunders: Strength Training for Distance runners In a first of a series of interviews to be carried out with Dr Philo Saunders, Runner’s Tribe quizzes AIS senior physiologist, leading Canberra based coach and 3:41 1500m man...
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 2. Why has Australia underachieved in the 800m? It is very...
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...
By Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe There is a certain comfort in doing something when injured. Most athletes are familiar with ice, tape, therabands, strengthening exercises, balance plates, water-running belts, and I even have a repurposed dogball. Each of these tools help to provide structure for rehabilitation and a physiotherapist...
When you are running you are probably focused on your breathing, your pace, how far you’ve come, and how far you have to go. At the same time, you are most likely attempting not to focus on the pain creeping into your feet, calves, thighs, ankles, and abdomen. That...
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...
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...
 This week on Inside Running: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/inside-running-podcast/id1304874265?mt=2 Julian gives an extremely detailed debrief on his Vic Country Champs weekend, placing 2nd in the 5000m & 1st in the 10 000m across two nights, taking in the uplifting atmosphere despite coming down. Brad has another impressive week running with the Telford group,...
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...
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...
                             
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