April 2016 - Coach Ray

Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Month: April 2016

Transforming Tash: Self-Respect

If I had the power to install one attribute 100% into my children and know that it would never falter it would be self-respect. Who are we if we do not have regard for our own respect? We like to…

Blog # 17 – Gaining Sponsorship And Giving Sponsorship Plus ANZAC Day

Hi blog followers, We are definitely getting closer now, which has meant some late nights during the week after training to finalise requirements as we approach the final countdown for my 515 km 3 day endurance event of swimming, cycling…


Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 24 April 2016

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Technology/Equipment Blogs http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/04/sea-otter-2016-power-meter-tidbits-stages-verve-infocrank.html There was plenty of technology being announced at the Sea Otter Mountain Bike Classic this…

Saturday Swim Session: Time Trials

Time Trials are a great tool to measure your performance and then compare to your previous (or future) performances. But the biggest benefit comes from the training stimulus your body receives as a result of doing them.

Qwik-View: Naomi & Ash Whitehead (Team SwordFox)

QK: Congratulations to you both and the rest of team Swordfox, for your inspirational performance in the GODZone. Ash, I know you have come from a strong cycling back ground.  Have you always been involved with the outdoors or is…

Wednesday Windtainer Workout: 90sec Hill Reps

This session is a great way to develop your anaerobic capacity. It is perfect for road cyclists and mountain bikers but also for Olympic distance and Half Ironman/70.3 triathletes.

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