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Check out all of the latest articles from our coaches and experts. Simply scan the table below and click on the author’s link to access all of their articles.

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Caine Warburton

Caine has been working closely with athletes from all backgrounds to achieve their goals and reach their potential since 2010. During this time his athletes have achieved numerous victories and podium finishes in Trail running, Ultra running and Triathlon as well as setting new PBs in everything from 1 mile to 100 miles.Click here for Caine's articles
David Moore

David is a Sydney based coach who operates Blackbox Endurance. Blackbox was built upon a philosophy that anyone can achieve extraordinary endurance with the right training. With around a decade of coaching experience, David has consistently helped athletes achieve strong performances in a wide range of races such as long course triathlon and ultra marathons. Click here for David's articles
Karen Mickle

Karen is the biomechanist for athletics at the Victorian Institute of Sport & a research fellow at Victoria University. Also a long distance runner and coach, having competed in around 50 marathons and ultramarathons (4x 100k). Click here for Karen's articles
Lucy Bartholomew

Lucy is one of Australia's finest female ultra distance runners. She's the current ladies record holder at Ultra Trail Australia and in 2018, finished third on her 100 miler debut at the Western States Endurance Run 100.Click here for Lucy's articles
Mark Emr

Mark is a runner and coach with 10 years experience and has competed in over 80 marathons and ultra-marathons. As head coach and founder of Run 4 Life, Mark provides personalised training programs and online coaching to clients across Australia and internationally. Having started out barely being able to run a few hundred meters but working up to compete in 100 mile and 24hr events, Mark's experience benefits both beginners and experienced athletes alike.Click here for Mark's articles
Michelle McAdam

As a busy working Mum, Michelle understands the need to prioritise and make the most of the time available to train. It's about being 'smart' in both your training and goals. Michelle believes a large part of what we can achieve is driven by our mental strength, our determination and our persistence, not just the physiological gifts we were born with.

Michelle is a double Australian rep at world long course triathlon (best result 7th Denmark). She's also a 2:44 marathon runner and finished third at 6ft Track.
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Pete Colaguiri

Sports Physio with 17 years experience and a Level 2 Running Coach. Pete's clinical specialties are complex and chronic running injuries and lower limb biomechanics. Pete works with track, road and trail runners and coaches across the spectrum from recreational to elite. Click here for Pete's articles
Tim Locke

A coach and runner who loves the process of coaching and training for events anywhere from 5km to ultra distance.Click here for Tim's articles
Gary Mullins

Gary is a highly accomplished runner and coach, having represented Australia twice at 100km and was also NSW State Marathon Champion 2016 & 2017.Click here for Gary's articles
Dominic Cadden

Dom Cadden is a health communicator, coach and athlete who has flipped between peak strength and endurance sports. He is possibly the only international powerlifting champion to have completed a 200-mile+ trail ultramarathon (not that many have tried!). Click here for Dominic's articles
Mac MckieLeeds UK based Sports Performance, Strength and Conditioning and Online coach. Owner and head coach at . After serving with the British Army I gained a degree in sports performance through Teesside University and have been able to continue my passion for endurance sports, in particular ultra marathons and coaching athletes along their endurance endeavours.Click here for Mac's articles