Run School

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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Did you run a lot as a kid? Chances are you may have competed in cross country or track and field competitions in high school or college, but do you remember what sparked your love of running to begin with? For many parents who are runners, the idea of getting...
Carbohydrates are crucial for runners, and hitting the wall due to fatigue can happen when a runner runs out of carbohydrates. During marathon week, runners should pay special attention to their carbohydrate intake. Carb loading is the traditional practice of runners eating more carbohydrates in the days leading up to a race to maximize glycogen stores. Runners racing for over 90 minutes should consider carbohydrate loading, as carbohydrates are stored as glycogen in the liver and muscles and are the primary source of fuel for muscles during a race. Carb loading can help delay fatigue.
For those seeking to elevate their running abilities and unlock hidden speed, Friday Fartlek Run Sessions are a revelation. This training program is a game-changer for both runners and triathletes, especially those preparing for events shorter than 10km. Derived from the Swedish term meaning "speed-play," Fartlek offers a dynamic and effective approach to enhance your running performance.
Runner's Tribe caught up with Olympic 800m semi-finalist Charlie Hunter for our 6th podcast ep, check it out here..... Within the podcast are many hidden gems. We dived into his training, and below is an outline. 
Even while this workout sounds difficult, it is important to keep in mind that 20 x 400m only equals 8 kilometers (approximately 5 miles) of hard running, making it comparable to a common exercise like five times a mile. The physical distance traveled is not as difficult as the mental strain of dividing it into numerous bits. Finding the appropriate mental state that combines restraint, calm, and focus is so essential. You will know you are prepared to race when you finish the workout feeling exhausted but victorious rather than fatigued.
My name is Jackson Sharp, I'm a 17 year old middle distance runner from the Upper Blue Mountains. I've been coached online for roughly 2.5 years by Gary Howard and Ben St Lawrence of Run Crew. In that time my 1500m has improved from 4:05 to 3:46 as well as...
Stress fractures can be a major setback for runners, causing pain and preventing them from running for months. Although blisters and chafing are common annoyances for runners, stress fractures are a more serious injury. But what exactly is a stress fracture, and how can runners prevent them?
Are you looking for ways to improve your performance, reduce injury risk, and boost your energy levels? Chronic inflammation could be the culprit. But fear not, sports dietitian Teri Lichtenstein suggests incorporating anti-inflammatory foods into your diet to help you feel better and perform at your best. Research has shown that a diet rich in antioxidants and fiber can help reduce inflammation. 
Fitness enthusiasts and health experts increasingly turn to dynamic stretching as a crucial component of their pre-workout routine. Jessica Chellsen, DPT, CSCS, a respected physical therapist and the visionary behind Vibrant Coast Physical Therapy & Wellness, lauds the benefits of this active form of stretching. Dynamic stretching involves moving your muscles and joints through their full range of motion, engaging your entire body, and replicating movement patterns specific to your chosen sport or exercise.
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?  One of the more common forms of self-sabotage perpetrated by endurance athletes is racing too often. Now, before I go any further,...