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

The Night Wrap – Treating Inflammation By Thomas Do Canto   It was over 10 years ago that I was first introduced to this off-label treatment and I believe it still has its place in the management of many soft tissue injuries. So what is a night wrap? No, it's not a facial...
WHAT I THINK ABOUT WHEN I THINK ABOUT FOOD | A COLUMN BY DAVID MCNEILL At the risk of being condescending, and calling all runners control freaks, my experience is that habitual runners (from the hobby joggers to the Olympic medalists) share qualities of being perfectionist, pedantic, meticulous, and non-compromising....
In mid 2015 Runner's Tribe was given permission to re-publish and offer content suggestions to Inside Science which is an editorially independent nonprofit science news service run out of the American Institute of Physics and supported by a coalition of underwriters. RT has been following their stories and articles for...
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)...
Why Strength Training is critical for runners By Mark Blomeley for Runner's Tribe One of the key things that I tell all my athletes is that strength training is building block for all athletic development. No matter what sport you play, you need to learn how to move properly and gain the...
FATIGUE: A HOLISTIC APPROACH. A closer look at the role of nutrition Written By Camilla Whishaw – Runner’s Tribe This article follows on from the introductory piece published in Runner’s Tribe titled Fatigue: A Holistic Approach. This article explores in further depth nutritional considerations which may play a role in fatigue. In coming...
Don’t Skimp on the Hills | By David McNeill - Runner's Tribe When searching for company for my day-to-day runs during the week, often one of the barriers between running with someone and running alone is the choice of location. Most of the time, I don’t mind driving to a...
The 5 Best Glute & Hip Exercises for Runners Note: This article has been sourced from the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Volume 43, number 2. This journal article has been summarised. Additions (videos) and simplifications have been undertaken to assist with viewer education and ease of understanding. Strengthening...
Don’t Skimp on the Hills | A Runner’s Tribe Column by David McNeill When searching for company for my day-to-day runs during the week, often one of the barriers between running with someone and running alone is the choice of location. Most of the time, I don’t mind driving 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...