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Suffix at Prefix in case you miss itYour biggest risk to injury is doing too much, too soon.Be consistent, but most of all be patient. There’s no denying the popularity of Ultra-trail Australia and as an event that sells as soon as it goes on sale, upon gaining entry, many athletes will immediately turn their Read more about When, How, and When? Ultra-trail Australia 2020 General Preparation Phase[…]
Hey kid, wanna get jacked? Take a look at your off-the-shelf race gel or blended nutrition+hydration mix and chances are it’s got caffeine in it.And why not? Caffeine has been shown time and time again to improve sports performance whether it be strength output or time to exhaustion. If you want to run harder for Read more about Caffeine in Endurance Performance[…]
What 3 simple things can you do to improve your run on race day? 1) USE IMAGERYIn training and in the quiet moments prior to race day, put yourself ‘in the moment’. Imagine yourself on the course on race day.Put yourself on Kedumba. Imagine the persisting descent and the gravelly surface beneath as it weaves Read more about Ultra-trail Australia – Improve your performance with just your mind![…]
The next 10 minutes could shave hours off your UTA time Welcome to the self-doubt riddled sharpen/taper phase.Here’s a few questions we get in the last few weeks to race day, Am I doing enough? Two things, the first being the most important,1) regardless of whether you are or aren’t doing ‘enough’ there’s stuff all Read more about Training is important but execution is key[…]
As is always the theme for these posts in the last few weeks to race day we focus on what are the most effective things you can do given the remaining time available. In this post we’ll cover the last couple of weeks of conditioning, and tapering for Ultra-trail Australia CONDITIONING FOR ‘DISCOMFORT’What we know:Training Read more about Ultra-trail Australia – The Final Countdown[…]
With a little under two months many Ultra-trail Athletes are glancing at the hourglass watching a passage of sand accumulating at the bottom of the ampoule. It wouldn’t be unusual to respond to the pressure of your looming challenge by hitting the trails harder than ever – but is that really the right thing to Read more about Ultra-trail Australia – Specific Preparation Phase[…]
Dear UTA Runner, First of all congratulations, you’ve entered yourself into a beautiful, fun, well-organised and challenging race. Each of the Ultra-trail Australia races having something unique to offer: -The long sustained downhill of Kedumba for the 22 (and 50 and 100) with views up to the 3 Sisters. -The half-marathon of stairs for the Read more about Dear UTA Runner…[…]
In a world where so much is available to us we continue to seek the unknown… Roll the Dice was the brainchild of Ben Berriman, seeking to create a game for a group of friends. Show up. 24 hours. No idea where you are running, the surface you’ll be running on, or how the game Read more about Roll the Dice[…]
A great piece from Ron Clarke that touches on training techniques that built champions. Rising rate, finish fast. Fartlek, nested effort long runs. All staple training techniques used by many of Australia’s greats. But let’s hear his words, circa 1995. It seems to me a 62 second 400 metres is well within the capabilities of Read more about Ron Clarke vs reps[…]
There’s decades of misunderstanding and misinformation around this and still lots we don’t know. In this post I’ll cover off few of the ‘truths’ and ‘untruths’ of EAMC. One of the enduring aspects of EAMC is that there simply is so much that hasn’t been proven and so much we still don’t know. The following Read more about Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping – Intervention and Prevention[…]