Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Month: August 2018

Thursday Training Plan: Old Ghost Road Ultra

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.” When you cross the finish line of the Old Ghost Road Ultra, you will have accomplished something very special. Designed for INTERMEDIATE Trail Runners who are looking to finish the Old Ghost Road Ultra, the primary goal…

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: 220’s Kitchen Sink

This is a windtrainer session that is great for a range of different components of fitness. It’s a fantastic workout to include some variety and interest into your training whilst it is bleak and glum outside.  It’s perfect for triathletes,…

Rebecca Runs: Crisis Averted

So I almost reached a crisis point on my journey this week. My passport arrived and the photo (which I trusted my husband to take) was next-level horrendous. I was almost confronted with the uncomfortable reality that I am chubby….

UltraHumps – Struck By Injury!

Well the journey has started and so has a niggling injury. The next event in the Cameron Brown Award / IronMaori Legend Series is the start of November, being the IronMaori Quarter Ironman. I have events almost every couple of…

Lisa’s Journey, Week 14’s focus has been the Four F’s…

#1 – FORTUNATE: Earlier in the week Ray kindly gave up his time to travel down and hold a seminar on ‘Training for a Triathlon’. Thank you so much Ray! I know you’re super busy, but it was very informative…

Saturday Swim Session: Develop Your Swimming Stamina With 300’s

Longer reps are the most effective way to develop stamina whilst swimming, especially combined with short reps. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Thursday Training Plan: Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.” When you cross the finish line of the Marlborough Women’s Triathlon, you will have accomplished something very special.

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