UltraHumps: Time to Buy a Lotto Ticket


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”

Invictus Games Summary by Nicki Fairbairn

Pre Opening Ceremony:

Friday 19 October 2018

Invictus GamesRowing 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”

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Bringing the speed!

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!”