Performance

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

Do you have a big race coming up? Or, are you just feeling a little stagnant during your runs? Do you need to shake up your training with a new challenge? No matter what your reason for wanting to run faster, there are lots of things you can do to...
“In Europe, maybe most youngsters think it is safer to go to university and then get a high paying job. After all, there are easier ways to earn a living than as an 800m runner!" – Andre Bucher © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Sources IAAF Andre Bucher Interview 2001. ...
“You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable” – Cathy Freeman © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Cathy Freeman needs no intro. One of Australia’s most famous athletes in history, 1998 Australian of the year, two time world 400m champion and the Sydney...
The Most Common Cause of Knee Pain - Patellofemoral Syndrome (Runner's Knee)  Written by Lachlan Chisholm My Name is Lachlan Chisholm, I am a Physiotherapist and I have a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Nutrition) and Master of Physiotherapy. I am a retired elite middle distance runner, a two-time Australian...
  Making the Right Choices about Your Training Program Often we hear about the importance of making smart decisions regarding our training programming, but unfortunately, we still make mistakes. Unfortunately, still one of the biggest causes of injury is making changes or making a lack of changes in your training programming...
Are warmer temperatures and longer days beckoning you outside and into the woods for some trail running? More than 8 million people in the U.S. are estimated to trail run every year, making it an ever-growing popular sport. Trail running offers the amazing cardio benefits you get from running...
Many sporting techniques and skills are unique to a rather narrow field of expertise. Hockey players don’t need to know how to kick a football and tennis players needn’t perfect a high jump but one thing which often does translate is running. Whether it’s the short sprints of a...
 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,...
When it comes to running-related knee injuries, the first thing most people think of is an ACL tear. That’s not the only thing that can go wrong with your knee while you run, though. Medial-collateral ligament (MCL) tears are also common among runners and other athletes. Like an ACL tear, and...
There’s a special magic in listening to the wisdom and banter of some of Australia’s hard working marathon runners sharing their top tips, secrets of training and stories of success and failure as they enter and participate in everything from their local parkrun to the big city major marathons...