A revenant is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “A person who has returned, especially supposedly from the dead” and if you survive the Revenant Ultra Run you will have returned from the dead. This event is as tough as they come and the race organisers have designed it where “Failure is the likely outcome.” Continue reading “The Revenant”
The perfect wee treat or energy bar to take riding with you or for an adventure into the hills.
Duncan Laing, arguably New Zealand’s most successful swim coach. I had the privilege of swimming under him in the mid 90’s, as part of his triathlon squad. One of his favourite sets was KPS or Kick Pull Swim. These session is focused around that. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.
Continue reading “Saturday Swim Session: Kick, Pull & Swim, What Duncan Laing Taught Me”
This session is a great way to enhance your technique as well as speed and efficiency. All runners can benefit from this session including ultrarunners and triathletes as it’s a prefect recovery run. Continue reading “Friday Fartlek Run: 12x 100m Stride Outs”
“Training for excellence, with excellent training.”
When you cross the finish line at IronMaori, you will have accomplished something very special.
Designed for Beginner triathletes who are looking to complete the Quarter IronMaori event for the first time, the primary goal of this training plan is to prepare you to COMPLETE YOUR Quarter IronMaori. Continue reading “Thursday Training Plan – Quarter IronMaori Beginner Training Plan Starting 21-May-18”
This session is designed to enhance the repeatability of your top end sprinting ability. This session will be of great benefit for road cyclists especially those who race criteriums or need to chase down breaks or deal with large surges such as mountain biking or draft-legal triathlons.
Learn about the benefits of training with power for running and how to incorporate the technology to manage your training.
We will look at how to incorporate running with power into your overall training plan.
– Benefits of training with power,
– Types of power (from Stryd & Garmin Power),
– Why not just use pace,
– How to set intensities,
– Different types of workouts with power, and
– My secret sauce sessions utilising power. Continue reading “FREE Running With Power Webinar”
The majority of my athletes do their long run in the weekend and this is the perfect time to do it as most people have more time available. But are you sick of doing the same long boring steady run?
This workout is really great for 5 & 10km runners as well as sprint and Olympic distance triathletes. Half marathon runners with performance goals will also benefit from including this workout in their programme. More importantly it builds on from 1:30hr Progressive Run F that I wrote about last week. I typically get my athletes to do that workout twice before advancing them to this one. If you haven’t done it yet go back and check it out. Continue reading “Build Your Efficiency By Adding Speedwork To Your Long Run”
A delicious and healthy meal, that looks great to serve up for guests as well as your family.
100’s are such a versatile distance and provide a range of fitness benefits for your swimming. Over the coming weeks we will use these sessions with less rest each week to build your fitness and ability to sustain your speed. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.
Continue reading “Saturday Swim Session: 100’s for Sustained Speed With Less Rest”