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Runner's Tribe In an attempt to assess the ideal age for 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 30 fastest male 800m runners in Australian history. Their respective ages were compared. Facts Average Age: 23 (note this is the same as our international comparison – (Click Here) Median Age: 23...
Six Key Core Exercises for Runners - No Gym Required 2017 Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved So everyone knows that a strong core is key. But for the time strapped runner, what are the most choice exercises on which to concentrate? We have chosen 6 key core exercises that are 1)...
Strategies for managing pain in distance running Part 2 of 2 - Read part 1 (here) Written by Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe Managing injury pain is really only one part of pain management in distance running. The pain of fatigue, heat, dehydration, and muscle micro-tears is a bigger daily challenge. Because...
Marathon training is the ultimate test of both will and physical endurance. You must have the discipline to undergo the proper training, the determination to have the proper mindset, and the fortitude to stick to a marathon training diet to run the distance. Otherwise, you risk injuring yourself in...
New research shows how movement may keep synovial fluid in cartilage. Originally published: Nov 2 2015 - 12:00pm By: Charles Q. Choi, Contributor   (Inside Science) -- The human body is able to act like a well-oiled machine because liquid fills its joints. Now researchers are shedding light on how physical activity might...
Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, How Bad Do You Want It? , and most recently 80/20 Triathlon. One hundred years ago, Scandinavian athletes dominated elite distance running. They trained rather differently from today’s elite runners. Hannes Kolehmainen is a good...
A Column By Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe Recently I was reminded of a story about Robert DeCastella. Evidently he was reading a book on the bus that was taking him to the start-line of a major marathon. The visual image I create in my mind makes me smile – an...
Returning to Training: How to adjust your training intensity after a training break As runners, few things are more frustrating than being sidelined with sickness, soreness or injury. There will often be an itch to get back into training that gets stronger with each day of scheduled training you miss....
Training Diaries: to write or not to write? - A column by Mark Tucker “I would consider my diary serves the same purpose as going for a walk or a run. They are all physical ways of clearing a mental landscape.” (Chet Faker) I recently visited the house I grew up...
Runner's Tribe - Caitlin Murdock, 26 – Middle distance athlete, Brisbane, QLD Runner’s Tribe – The Workout Series Written by Caitlin Murdock In late 2014 after graduating from university, I decided to make a “comeback” to athletics. Having not competed for years I thought I would give it one more go to...
                   

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