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Month: April 2019

FREE Strength Training For Triathletes WEBINAR

Join this webinar to find out: Who should include strength training within their programme. How to periodise your strength training. What is involved in strength training specific for triathletes.

Chef Ray: Roasted Tomato, Quinoa and Crispy Chickpea Salad with Cashew Dressing

Chef Ray: Roasted Tomato, Quinoa and Crispy Chickpea Salad with Cashew Dressing
Quinoa is packed full of energy and is a great fuel for a workout or to refuel after a tough session.

Saturday Swim Session: 100’s Followed By Sprints

This session develops your your stamina but getting you to swim a number of shorter reps with minimal rest between them. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

How Jamie Took Over 2 Minutes Off His 5k Time In Only 4 Weeks

Jamie came to me wanting to improve his running and stay injury free for ultra-running events. he has a few goals lined up in the coming 12 months.

I’ve set up a structured programme for him that is going to progress him towards his goals. Like most busy people holding down a full time job and have a family that they need to spend time with he has struggled in the past with fitting his training in and then has ended up winging it on event day.

Friday Fartlek Run: Special K’s – Cruise Ks

Doing 1km reps is very popular with Ironman triathletes and marathon runners to improve speed over the marathon distance. This is a perfect session for runner’s and triathlete’s running events up to the marathon distance or longer.

Clatters Chatter, Who Am I?

I’m just a ordinary kid with a dream! Hi my name is Luke Clatworthy, I’m a 16 year old teenager from Nelson NZ. I have a encouraging family and have two younger brothers. I also go to Waimea College and…

Thursday Training Plan: Triathlon Strength Training Plan

Want to get fitter and stronger for triathlon? This strength and conditioning programme requires standard gym equipment and can be done at almost any gym. Designed for triathletes who are beginner/intermediate level of experience with strength and conditioning who are looking to develop your strength as…

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: TrainerRoad’s Garrowby

Spending time at or near your FTP/Threshold intensity will develop your aerobic function and ability to sustain a higher intensity. This session combines intervals at or near threshold with minimal rest. This session is perfect for all cyclists including triathletes and mountain bikers.

UltraHumps: Cycle Event With Corruption Or Confusion…You Decide

Hi blog followers By now many of you would of picked up that I am overseas with work for a number of months, so Coach Ray and I had to stretch our brains on what training I should be able…

Lisa’s Journey, Week 46: Holiday Time!

Wooohoo, last day of Term One! I love that feeling. I actually delete the alarm off my phone – not sure why, as you can obviously just turn it off. I think I just like to make a statement to…

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