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First Man under 3:50 – The Training of John Walker, Part 2 of 2 “I find it impossible to run flat out. I need competition to achieve full results. I usually train at ¾ pace so I’m not leaving all my training on the track” – John Walker Note: This is...
Enda Iten - The Best Running Shoe for the All-Around Pavement Pounder - Gear Patrol 2016, 2017 https://gearpatrol.com/2017/05/17/best-running-shoes-of-2017/ via https://gearpatrol.com/ Purchase your pair today https://www.endasportswear.com/ Enda Iten Technical Features   4mm Drop: The difference between the thickness of padding at the heel and under the forefoot can make a big difference on the way you run. Put too much...
Note from RT: The author is offering some brief guidelines to strength training in running. If you wish to explore this more you should consult an accredited professional before proceeding with your strength program. Developing power specific to distance running By Mark Blomeley for The Runner's Tribe' Run School The more powerful...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. "I ran my first sub-4 mile in 1977 and since then have run 136 more. Nobody has run as many sub-4’s as I have.” -  Steve Scott Free Sources: Steve Scott & Marc Bloom, Steve Scott the Miler Macmillan (1997) Tony Benson and Irv Ray, Run...
By Ben Green B.Sc (Hons) Exercise & Health Level 4 Distance Coach IAAF Know Your Aerobic Training Zones VO2 Max, Steady, Threshold….what does it all mean?  Knowing your individual aerobic training zones is crucial to ensuring you maximise the adaptations you can achieve from each planned workout or training run as well as...
 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,...
The Peak Age for Male 800m Runners? In an attempt to assess the ideal age for 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 25 fastest 800m runners of all-time. Their respective ages were compared. “I started track and field when I was 12 and didn't get to an Olympic...
Marathon Training - Women An examination of the some of the world's best female marathon runners' - Lorraine Moller, Grete Waitz, Joan Benoit, Rosa Mota, Uta Pippig, Ingrid Kristiansen, Priscilla Welch, Sonia O'Sullivan and Linda Somers Smith - base training plans. Common patterns within their training plans All included some...
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...
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...
                         
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