Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Year: 2019

Saturday Swim Session: Swiss Army Set

This session is named because it has EVERYTHING in it. A big mix of intensity and the inclusion of other strokes. Triathletes need the benefit of mixing in various intensities and other strokes to develop their allround swimming skills. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: EKL’s 10K Race Pace Work

Building your VO2 Max will develop your faster running.. This session is great for runners and triathletes running events up to Half Marathon and by especially 5-10km events.

Clatters Chatter: Pre Race Chat

Its that time again, a race is coming up. I have been invited to join a team to do the Queen Charlotte Relay in Picton NZ this Saturday. This will be my first race for a while and I am…

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Cycling Weekly’s Sprint Session

Building your top end intensity is important for cyclist to help punch away from a bunch and create a breakaway or to sprint for the line. This is a perfect workout for for all cyclists especially road cyclists and mountain bikers but triathlete can also gain value form this session especially in the off season.

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Test week time!

Test week is over and it’s not a pretty one, in all honesty I knew I wasn’t going to set the world or even my PB’s alight but I’m happy I’ve got a starting point of what I need to…

Chef Ray – Thai Spring Rolls

These were surprisingly easy to make. Healthy and delicious, great for school and work lunches. From: Dixon, Jeremy; (2013) The Revive Cafe Cookbook 3

Saturday Swim Session: Sprints & Stamina

Within this session I’ve included some longer reps for stamina and some shorter reps to build your sprint speed. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

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