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Month: January 2017

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: A Week of Camping

Follow me on my Half Ironman marathon training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. Now that I’ve committed to running the Buller Marathon, that is where my training is focused. With New Year’s now behind us and I’m…

UltraHumps: Strengths and Weaknesses

Hi Blog Followers – Well the festive season is behind us and training is full on, with Coach Ray putting me through my paces in the pool, in the running shoes, and on the bike in preparation for the next…

BOTIFEA

Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 08 Jan 17

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Click on the images to link through to the article.

Saturday Swim Session: Sets of 300

Using a unique swimming distance like 300m is a great way to develop endurance but also combine aspects of speed that aren’t usually trained when doing longer sets of 400m and further.

Client Stories

Helen’s Rotorua Half Ironman Experience by Helen Majorhazi

This year was my 6th visit to the Rotorua Half Ironman, 3rd year in a row biking out to Lake Rotoma and running round Green Lake. Of these last three times I was feeling the fittest and most prepared of…

Client of the Month – Louise Amey

Louise Amey is this months ‘Client of the Month’. Over the last few months she has been preparing for her first Half Ironman which she did a few weeks ago in Rotorua. This is her story.

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: Happy New Year

Follow me on my Half Ironman marathon training and #100DaysOfTri journey’s concurrently. Here is how my week unfolded. Now that I’ve committed to running the Buller Marathon, that is where my training is focused.

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