Thursday Training Plan – Tois Challenge 18km Trail Run

Training Plan

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.”

One of Whakatāne’s iconic annual events this is a multi-terrain 18km loop on the beautiful coastal Nga Tapuwae o Toi track, organised by the Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club. Tois Challenge 18km course follows the ‘Nga Tapuwai o Toi’ track, which literally means ‘In the Footsteps of Toi’, after the Maori chief Toi who ruled the area some 800 years ago. The trail twists up and down steep coastal hills and along two beautiful beaches, through stunning bush, up and down hundreds of steps, eased by stunning views of the sparkling Pacific Ocean and distant islands. Once you reach the finish line you will have achieved something very special. Continue reading “Thursday Training Plan – Tois Challenge 18km Trail Run”

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Sprint Tri Threshold Session 2

This session is designed to enhance your ability to maintain a steady state at threshold for the 20km bike leg. Although this session is designed specifically for Sprint Triathletes, any cyclist competing in an event that will take 30-45min of riding such as road cyclists and mountain bikers can benefit.

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FREE Running With Power Webinar

Running with Power

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”

Saturday Swim Session: Kick, Pull & Swim, What Duncan Laing Taught Me

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. This session is focused around that and is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes as well as people doing longer ocean swims.
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Thursday Training Plan – Quarter IronMaori Beginner Training Plan Starting 21-May-18

Quarter IronMaori

“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”

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Vegan Cyclist’s 40×20 Workout

Windtrainer Session

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.

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FREE Running With Power Webinar

Running with Power

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”