Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Month: July 2018

Lisa’s Journey, Week 10: Trust And To Believe In One’s Self…

You have to trust in the process and have the confidence that you can and will achieve your goals! This was too big of a heading, but this is what I have come to learn over that last couple of…

Saturday Swim Session: Build 300’s

Finishing the workout with faster reps helps to develop your finishing speed for races. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Friday Fartlek Run – The Family That Run’s Ladder Workout

This is a hard VO2 Max workout that develops your ability to sustain your top end intensity and enhances your ability to run fast. This is a beneficial workout that all runners, as well as triathletes, will gain from.

Thursday Training Plan: Busy Triathlete 12 Week Winter Swim Base Training Plan

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.” As you improve your swimming during your winter base building, you will have accomplished something very special. Designed for INTERMEDIATE Triathletes who are looking to improve their swimming during their base building phase and/or…

Lisa’s Journey Week 9: Be Stronger than your Excuses!

Wooohooo!!! The new week brought with it some new hope! I feel like my body has accepted this ‘thing’ I’ve forced upon it, and I’ve moved into a new phase. After ‘Week 8’, where everything felt all too hard, this…

Why Does Coach Ray Get Me To Train So Slowly?

As the goal of most people’s training is to improve, to get faster, to go further, to perform better, it is only natural that you want to push your training. To push the pace, to increase the effort to strive…

Saturday Swim Session: 100’s then 50’s

Finishing the workout with some faster sprints helps to develop your finishing speed for races. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

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