Week 1: McFadden McMeeken Phillips Lawyers Nelson Women’s Triathlon Training Programme

I’ve prepared a ten week training programme to prepare you for the McFadden McMeeken Phillips Lawyers Nelson Women’s Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you to follow along with. This programme starts Monday 23 January 2017.  Have you entered for the McFadden McMeeken Phillips Lawyers Nelson Women’s Triathlon? If not I strongly encourage you to do so NOW. Click here to register. Once you commit to doing the event you will also commit to your training with more focus. While you are at it, if you use Facebook, join my Nelson Women’s Triathlon group. This is a great place to ask questions and meet up with other people training for the McFadden McMeeken Phillips Lawyers Nelson Women’s Triathlon.

Key Point for the Week

The success of any programme comes down to consistency. The first few weeks of the programme are all about creating consistent workout habits. Make sure you get out each day and enjoy the workouts.

Next weeks training

Monday –  23 January

Run/Walk (30min) – 5min Walking Warm Up; 10x 1min Run (or Jog), 1min Walk; 5min Walking Cool Down

Tuesday

Swim – two lengths, taking as much rest as you need to between lengths

Wednesday

Bike (30min) steady

Thursday

Run/Walk (30min) – Same as Monday

Friday

Stretching Day (30min)

Saturday

Swim – three lengths, taking as much rest as you need to between lengths

Sunday

Bike (30min) steady

If you would like further advice feel free to contact Coach Ray.

Coach Ray is the Head Coach & Director of Qwik Kiwi – Endurance Sports Consultant and is a prominent triathlon and marathon coach in New Zealand.

Coach Ray specialises in assisting beginner and recreational athletes to achieve their sporting goals. He can be contacted at coachray@coachray.nz and 021 348 729. Make sure you sign up to his monthly informative newsletter.

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This Wednesday and Tuesday in Nelson and Blenheim respectively I will be holding FREE seminars on how to train for the Nelson Women’s Triathlon. If you are interested in attending click the appropriate link below to register.

Nelson – Sand’s Bar Wednesday 6-7pm

Blenheim – The PT Collective Tuesday 6-7pm

 

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