Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Month: April 2017

Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 30 Apr 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: Drills

This swim session is a great way to work on developing your swim technique. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Run with Power: Types of Power

We live in a three dimensional world and power also operates in a 3D world. Unlike on a bike where we are only interested in the single dimension (i.e. going forward), to run we need to go up in order…

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout – 8x 3min

This session is great for developing a high VO2 Max which will enable you to have a higher top speed and greater athletic potential. This is great for all cyclists including mountain bikers and triathletes.

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: Into the Weight Room I Go

After being away with the family over Easter and spending Easter Monday driving, this weeks training kicked off on Tuesday. I’m helping a work colleague with a little bit of research for an upper body strength training programme to improve pull…

UltraHumps: Ultraman Australia – A Support Perspective

When John Humphries, AKA UltraHumps ,told me he was competing in UltraMan Australia I wondered just what he was doing and why. Back to back Ironman length events over three days.  Why do that? Then Derek mentioned he was going as…

Saturday Swim Session: 100’s and 50’s

This swim session is a great way to enhance your speed and threshold pace. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

UltraHumps and Missing Out On Easter Eggs

Hi Team and welcome to Blog # 40. Gee the weekly blogs are flying by and the date of the ‘1‘ for my 3+2+1=Charity is getting closer.  The ‘1‘ being Ultraman Australia during the period 13-15 May 2017.  This consists of a…

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