Coach Ray

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Month: November 2018

Friday Fartlek Run: Tom’s Fartlek

This session is great to improve speed for runners. It is perfect for both runners and triathletes alike, especially athletes training for events such as a half or full marathon.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Jon’s Mix on Zwift

This is a windtrainer session that is great for a developing a range of components of fitness at various intensities.  It is perfect for triathletes, road cyclists and mountain bikers alike.

UltraHumps: Round Taupo

Hi blog followers Welcome to my blog as I continue my journey towards the Cameron Brown Award and IronMaori / Port of Tauranga Legend Series. This week I have continued with Coach Ray’s training regime to get ready for the…

Lisa’s Journey, Week 27: Marlborough Women’s Tri… tick!

I’ve actually not got too much to report training wise. The last week was a hike and a bike. Yip that was it! Seems even worse now, having just typed it. It’s like saying it out loud. So, I was…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: Family First!

I’ve been juggling an awful lot this week.  My daughter Ava is 4 and doing more training than me. I am writing this the day of her dance show and she has been rehearsing her socks off for 4 hours…

Saturday Swim Session: 150’s Can Test You Like 100’s or 200’s Can’t

150’s are a challenging distance to swim. As it isn’t often swum in training (nor racing) the body doesn’t know how to pace them properly, so you get challenged differently from normal. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance…

Rebecca Runs: What a Winner Looks Like

Me. A winner looks just like me. And it’s not because I won. I didn’t. It’s not because I’m only taking my medal off to shower this week. It’s also not just because I’m one of those damned millennials (“The…

Friday Fartlek Run: Roig Fartlek

This session is great to improve speed for runners. It is perfect for both runners and triathletes alike, especially athletes training for events such as a half or full marathon.

Top 10 Gifts For Triathletes

With the lead in to Christmas well on the way and Christmas decorations starting to go up (I’ve even heard my first Christmas Carol), it’s time to look at what are my picks for the ten best gifts for triathletes.

Top 10 Gifts For Runners

With the lead in to Christmas well on the way and Christmas decorations starting to go up (I’ve even heard my first Christmas Carol), it’s time to look at what are my picks for the ten best gifts for runners.

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