Coach Ray

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Month: October 2018

UltraHumps: Taper Time

Hi Blog followers Welcome to my weekly blog – UltraHumps journey to the Cameron Brown Award and IronMaori / Port of Tauranga Legend Series.  This completes my final week of standard training from Coach Ray as we head into the…

Lisa’s Journey, Week 23: …Short & Sweet!

I’ve been grumpy, had a breakout and a freakout! Was a ‘no fly zone’ for a bit, but in particular this past week… ugh, which is hard to admit (but I’m keeping it honest). And sometimes for the longest time you…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: From Here to There

Another week has gone by! Since I started writing these blogs the weeks are flying by! I have mixed feelings about training this week. So far it has gone great, positive swim session, and a really great bike hill session…

Saturday Swim Session: Broken 800s to Improve Stamina & Race Pace

Swimming longer and faster requires greater endurance and this endurance set helps improve these areas of your swimming. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Rebecca Run’s: Great Runs in Waikato, Coromandel and BoP

So as the weeks have gone by and I’ve become a famous inspirational blogger to runners that hate running (when does the internet start paying me for this btw?). I’ve found this blogging business to be a tough gig. Possibly…

Ultra Humps: Acknowledging Invictus Games

Hi blog followers What a busy week I have had shifting house from Wairoa to Waipukurau in a three day window, and heading over to Port MacQuarie Australia for a family wedding on the 4th day (the third wedding in…

Lisa’s Journey, Week 22: 154 days, 3696 hours…

Sometimes it just feels good to sweat it out!!! Fitness wise, it HAS been a better week!! (Large sigh of relief). After not having done a lot, I was feeling  better and my first bike ride felt great.  It was…

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