Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Month: February 2018

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout – 8x 5min VO2 Max Intervals

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.

Saturday Swim Session: Enhance Your Efficiency with this Workout of 400’s

Use this workout and the variable pace of the 400’s to enhance your efficiency swimming longer distances. This workout is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: 5x 1,200m

This is a hard VO2 Max workout that develops your ability to sustain your top end speed. This training session  is perfect for all runners, as well as triathletes.

Thursday Training Session: Cycling FTP Power Boost Training Plan (Intermediate 16 week Plan – Start anytime) 3 workouts/week

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.” As you work your way through this training programme you’ll build your Functional Threshold Power (FTP). With regular FTP tests every 4 weeks you’ll be able to measure and see your progress.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Zwift’s SST Short

Sweet Spot intervals are a great way to increase your tolerance to riding hard.  Use this workout to boost your speed and endurance. This is great for all cyclists including mountain bikers and triathletes.

Saturday Swim Session: Long Reps Will Develop Your Endurance & Stamina

Few swimmers swim reps as long as 1,000m, but this session will develop your endurance both physical and mental stamina. This workout is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Get Fit to Ride the Old Ghost Road

  The Old Ghost Road is an iconic Mountain Biking Trail in New Zealand. The 85km single-track adventure takes the rider through remote valleys, mountain tops and river gorges. It is a Grade 4 (advanced) mountain biking trail and has a…

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: 4x 15 minute Sweet Spot Intervals

Sweet Spot intervals are a great way to increase your tolerance to riding hard.  Use this workout to boost your speed and endurance. This is great for all cyclists including mountain bikers and triathletes.

Get Fitter & Faster By Incorporating Power Bags Into Your Strength Training Routine

This is a great wee workout for runners and triathletes to include in their training a couple of times a week to build and enhance their strength endurance which will benefit their overall health and fitness.

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