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Marathon Running: Final Tips for Success

Sunday is a great day for your long run - if you're in the final stages of preparation for your first half-marathon or full-marathon then here are some great tips from Tribesports to make your race day a success!

As your marathon training draws to a close (and you're itching to run a little further than your taper is allowing), there are plenty of ways to mentally and physically prepare for the race without hitting the roads again. The final days before a marathon should be rest days, but if...

Posted by Cags R under Running on 5 April at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Improve your core strength, improve your running endurance

Core strength is often neglected when you're busy putting the miles in on the road, but for many runners, if they focused on core workouts twice a week, they'd notice an improvement in their running.

This is an old Tribesports favorite: the core challenge. You may be thinking that these exercises are more "vanity exercises" - the kind of thing that cheap fitness magazines will tell you will give you a 6-pack in 2 weeks (they won't) BUT they are in fact really great for strengthening your cor...

Posted by Cags R under Fitness & Training, Running on 1 April at 11:00 PM • Read more »

50 Rep Workout: Ready to sweat?

Ready to give it your all with the Give Me 50 workout?Give me 50 push-ups, jumping jacks, mountain climbers, crunches squats

This is a tough, quick and intense workout which will work your entire body, combining the resistance and power body weight moves like push-ups and squats with the cardio, heart-rate raising exerices of jumping jacks and mountain climbers. Finish that off with a nice neat 50 crunches and you've got yourself a workout!

Tips to complete the workout:

  1. Prioritise good form over speed - some of these exercises are really tough at 50 reps...

Posted by Cags R under Fitness & Training on 11 March at 12:00 PM • Read more »

See cyclist, think horse...

Cycling

The cycling season has arrived! If your bike has been safely tucked away in the garage for the last copy of months then it's time to grease that chain and get back on the roads.

Road cycling is rapidly growing in popularity, it's no longer simply an exciting spectator sport around France, thousands of new riders are taking to the road each year. So far in 2014, we've already challenged you to Cycle 300km in a month, but now the weather's a little nicer, we want to see Tribesports members o...

Posted by Cags R under Cycling on 10 March at 12:00 PM • Read more »

Top 5 Tips For Faster 5km Run

This month, we've challenged you to get your 5km time under 30 minutes - hundreds of you have taken up the Challenge and here are some top tips from Challenge completers on how to beat that half hour milestone!Run 5km in under 30 minutes

Beka W asked the community for their top tips on improving your 5km time and, as always, you guys haven't disappointed with dishing out great advice, here are the top 5 tips for improving your running pace:

  1. Jane H"Set yourself a time goal before you head out. Make it a course you know w...

Posted by Cags R under Running on 7 March at 12:00 AM • Read more »

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