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Run School is here to give all levels of runners information and advice to improve their running and to stay injury free. From top physiotherapist, podiatrists, trainers, doctors, coaches, massage therapist, athletes and more knowledgable experts. ‘Run School,’ will keep you informed by only the highest end sources on a regular basis.

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© 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...
The 5 Hard Truths about Athletic Performance By: Mark Blomeley Achieving and optimising your athletic potential is a difficult process filled with many obstacles. There are a lot of things that lead to sub-optimal performance either short term or long term, so what I wanted to give you today is 5...
World record marathon runner, Eliud Kipchoge, knows how to train hard. With a 2:01.39 world record time to his name, anything this great man does, garners attention. But Kipchoge is a huge advocate for mental training, as well as physical.  He likes to remind everyone that running is a privilege, not an obligation. And that discipline is key.
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  As a youth runner I never got injured. But then, what young runner does? Kids are made of rubber. Act Two of my...
Steve Prefontaine: A runners’ runner A Column By Mark Tucker Steve Roland "Pre" Prefontaine (January 25, 1951 – May 30, 1975) “A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at...
Kipchoge's training approach is based on a simple but effective strategy: running high volumes at low intensity, with only 15-20% of his training time devoted to high-intensity workouts.
I started athletics when I was 8 just at a little aths club in Hoppers Crossing, Melbourne. I wasn't a huge fan of running mainly because I was terrible and was shown up by the other kids all the time. In u10s when the 800m was introduced I knew...
Recently I received an email message from an athlete who is following one of my online training plans. In it, he asked, “Why do you only have one day off every three weeks?” Although I did not ask the athlete why he asked this question, my assumption was that he...
Transitioning from road running to the captivating world of trail running is a transformational journey. It's a shift from the familiar territory of racing eight-minute miles on paved streets to the heart-pounding experience of tackling mountainous ski slopes at a more modest 15-minute mile pace. Trail running offers road runners an exhilarating and challenging change of pace by infusing climbs and rough terrain into their running routines. As Nancy Hobbs, the founder and Executive Director of the American Trail Running Association, aptly states, "While a road is just a road, trails continually evolve, providing a dynamic canvas that changes from start to finish and season to season, offering a perpetual source of empowerment."
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  Among the benefits of travelling internationally is that it gives you a different perspective on your own country. For example, in 2015...
                   

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