Coach Ray

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Month: September 2018

Saturday Swim Session: Build Strength With Paddles

Paddles are a great tool to assist in developing strength within your swimming stroke. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: Runner’s World Gear Shifter

This session is great to improve speed for runners aiming for an event between 5km and a half marathon (and even out to a marathon). It is perfect for road runners, trial runners and triathletes alike.

Thursday Training Plan: Oparara Wilderness Trail Run Training Plans

When you cross the finish line at the Oparara Wilderness Trail Run you will have accomplished something very special.   Crafted by myself, Ray Boardman PGDipSportsMed, PGDipRehab, PGCertSc (Exercise Science), BSc (Anatomy), DipSportsStudies this plan encapsulates my passion for the sport,…

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Nicole’s Pyramid Session

This is a windtrainer session that is great for a developing your threshold power.  It is perfect for triathletes (Nicole has been training for an Ironman 70.3), road cyclists and mountain bikers alike.

Rebecca Run’s: Princess Highway

It was back to work this week. So depressing after my week in Melbourne. Actually, I quite like my job most of the time and my boss is so cool and clever and beautiful and not that short (yes, she’s…

UltraHumps: Burgers To Die For

Hi blog followers Well I am back in New Zealand after an amazing holiday in the USA with my other half, staying in the cities of New Orleans, Memphis, Las Vegas and San Francisco and also passing through Houston Airport…

Lisa’s Journey, Week 18: I tripped, I fell. But I got back up!!

The week came and went with speed, as they seem to nowadays! I was excited to be heading up to do the Marina 2 Marina in Picton on Saturday. After all these years of wanting to do it, I’d finally…

Chef Ray: Roast Pork with Apple Sauce

The crackling on this roast pork is crispy, crunchy just as all crackling should be and the meat underneath is tender the knife slides through it easily.

Saturday Swim Session: Build Sets Will Help Develop Your Stamina

To develop your stamina whilst swimming, build sets are perfect. As you are building your speed throughout the set to be swimming your fastest at the end of the set.. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or…

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