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What is Tempo Running?

When you look up "Tempo Running" on the internet, you will see it has many different definitions and research depending on the coach, athlete, sports scientists and countless running guru authors out there. A common term is anaerobic threshold run or lactate threshold run and without getting too complicated, the threshold pace is the effort [...]

By | July 8th, 2016|360 Athlete, Running, Trail Run, Trail Running|Comments Off on What is Tempo Running?

Muscle Management Focus- Quad Flexibility For Athletes

​A few blogs back, I discussed the importance of strong and switched on glutes for efficient running for endurance athletes. In this blog I will discuss a very common muscle imbalance that occurs with many endurance athletes. However it is also seen amongst strength based athletes and people prone lots of sitting. Tight and over [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

360 Athlete Podcast:02 – Angela Flannery prepares for the NSW Boxing Championships

Podcast Episode:02 is now ONLINE. Find out more about 360 Athlete Angela Flannery how she prepares for the NSW State Boxing Championships, using the 360 Athlete Platform. Get an inside on her training schedule, how she fits it into a busy life and what she thinks is one of the most important characteristics in her training. [...]

By | July 24th, 2015|Podcast|0 Comments

Introducing our brand new Podcast – 360 Athlete on AthleteOnFire

Our very first 360 Athlete Podcast presented by Nils & Anthony is now available to listen to on AthleteOnFire - 360 Athlete:01 The North Face 50k in the Blue Mountains. To celebrate the release of our first Podcast we are offering a free 10 day trial.  click on the picture above to follow the link! Show Notes: Introduction to [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|Podcast|0 Comments

360 ATHLETE:03 1 Rep Max: HOW, WHY, The origin and how you can apply.

Podcast Episode:03 is now ONLINE. Listen to 360 Coach Nils Hestermann talking about 1 RM testing. Find out HOW to test and WHY it is important to know your numbers. Join for a free 10 Day trial, just follow the link below.   click on the picture above to follow the link! Join 360 Athlete NOW

By | June 30th, 2015|Podcast|0 Comments

Don’t fall behind in your runs- Strengthen your BUTT!

Too many recreational runners and even quite a few professional running athletes have non existent glutes both in strength and a functionality perspective. Here are 2 main reasons for this: The athlete has inhibited glutes With this reason the gluteus are in constant shutdown mode. They just don't contract in daily life. A classic example [...]

By | June 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Quick look Into Overtraining Amongst Athletes

Its definitely no secret among elite and recreational athletes that in order to improve performance or compete at a high level, an individual or team must factor in a variety of components to achieve success. One of these components is to train hard and train consistently. However, training hard breaks the body down and in [...]

By | June 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Mentally Prepared For Competition?

We all plan and train to physically condition ourselves for competition, however learning how to prepare and even perform mentally for an event can be just as challenging. There are always numerous distractions and unique circumstances that can come into play leading up to and during competition. You don't have to be an elite athlete [...]

By | June 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments