Performance

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

By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe Tired of that mid-race wedgie? Chaffing getting in the way of your long run? Thanks to Australian marathon superstar Jess Trengove’s ‘Rundies’, all your underwear woes have been solved. Rundies are the sport-specific underwear taking the Australian sporting scene by storm. The brand was formulated in...
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...
Deep water running provides an excellent cross training strategy for building and maintaining fitness during periods of injury and as part of an injury rehabilitation program. Deep water running is also an extremely effective training tool during the competition season and high intensity training periods of the year. DEEP WATER RUNNING. BY...
When most people think of muscle strengthening for runners, they think first about the muscles in the legs -- the quadriceps, the hamstrings, and even the calves. While it is, of course, important for these muscle groups to be strong and mobile, it’s also important for runners to focus on...
Written by Anna Kelly - 3 x Australian Representative and Private Practice Physiotherapist - Article -Originally posted on https://physiorunner.wordpress.com/ and reposted on RT with permission from the author.  A close friend recently said to me “you’re a runner, you need structure!” Had he said this to me 12 months ago...
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...
Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include On Pace, The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It? On June 6, 2021, Sifan Hassan of The Netherlands smashed the women’s 10,000-meter world record in the Dutch town of Hengelo, besting Ethiopian Almaz Ayana’s...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved Sources: ‘African Speed, African Endurance’ – By Amby Burfoot British Milers Club Journal - Autumn 2001. Volume 3 Issue 12. “Yes, a lot of Africans are born at altitude, not all. This gives them some advantage but it is not insurmountable. Remember this. Coe...
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...
‘SOS Locker Room Talk’ with Steve Vernon of New Balance Manchester. Britain is currently in the midst of a distance-running renaissance not seen for decades. Although there were numerous standout results at the Rio Olympics from British athletes, the true indicator of depth has been the quality of performances...
                   

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