With the lead in to Christmas well on the way and Christmas decorations starting to go up (I’ve even heard my first Christmas Carol), it’s time to look at what are my picks for the ten best gifts for cyclists.
With the lead in to Christmas well on the way and Christmas decorations starting to go up (I’ve even heard my first Christmas Carol), it’s time to look at what are my picks for the ten best gifts for swimmers.
This is a windtrainer session that is great for a developing your aerobic efficiency and endurance. It is perfect for triathletes, road cyclists and mountain bikers alike.
Continue reading “Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Trainer Road’s Mount Field”
Hi blog followers
I’ve been reading the articles of the other blog writers with interest and can relate to: what to write, or the struggle with staying in Coach Ray’s training zones, or missing a training session and how you beat yourself up over it, or training with an injury. Trust me I can relate to all the articles and they are truly inspirational, so keep them coming. Continue reading “UltraHumps: Time to Buy a Lotto Ticket”
Pre Opening Ceremony:
Friday 19 October 2018
Rowing training was held at the Quay Centre and for our training session we had an honorary coach, Eric Murray, who came in to give us some tips. (I have been scratched from this event due to injury, but was there supporting the team).
Eric was asked, “What can we do to improve our rowing?”, by one of the team. “Row faster”, was the answer from Eric Murray. Yep, that will do it. Continue reading “Invictus Games Summary by Nicki Fairbairn”
I had a message from Ray who’d obviously seen a workout and said I looked like I was walking up in the clouds. I wasn’t sure what he meant until I saw the picture. Haha nothing gets past him! Continue reading “Lisa’s Journey, Week 26: Head in the clouds…”
Bringing the speed!
After the test week last week I’ll be honest – my legs were in bits, haha. I was elated and worried about the results I produced. Don’t get me wrong I don’t think the Brownlee brothers will be sweating yet, but for me it was a big jump in fitness that I wasn’t expecting so soon with my time with Ray. I analyse my training quite a bit so all weekend I was looking at my new training zones and comparing my current training to what Ray had planned for me this week. Continue reading “Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Bringing the speed!”
200’s are such a versatile distance for open water swimmers and triathletes. They are the swimming equivalent of running 400’s. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.
Continue reading “Saturday Swim Session: 200’s on Your Target Time”
This session is great to improve speed for runners. It is perfect for both runners and triathletes alike, especially athletes training for events shorter than 10km. Continue reading “Friday Fartlek Run: bmax Fartlek”
I’m back, but it’s not good.
I have concluded that running brings nothing but pain, be it physical (my calves), mental (I don’t want to run) or social (public humiliation). Continue reading “Rebecca Runs: Inconsistent, half-arsed, and OVER IT! But it’s on Sunday…”