Coach Ray

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Month: June 2019

Saturday Swim Session: How To Use 300s To Build Your Stamina

A good way to develop your stamina is to swim longer reps. 300m reps work well because it is an unique distance, that will require you to judge your pacing. This will challenge you cognitively as well as physiologically. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Intensity for Cycling

Intensity is the key to the success of your cycle training. By training at the correct intensities, we can manipulate the physiological responses your body gets. This will generate the greatest improvement from where your cycling fitness currently is.

Clatters Chatter: Do You Enjoy Sport?

Hey guys welcome back to another article about my training. Today I will be talking about enjoyment of sport in general and why we should have a thrill, enjoy it. As well as the benefits of doing sport. I would…

Thursday Training Plan: Injured Runner – 4 Week Conditioning Plan

Unfortunately as a runner, we often end up getting injured to the point where we can’t run. This weeks plan is a conditioning plan to help you maintain (or even build on) your aerobic fitness using cycling whilst you can’t run and are working through your rehabilitation.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Bicycling Mag’s Ladder Intervals

This is a windtrainer session that is great for a developing your specific race fitness which will help you deal with surges in pace and effort. Although targeted towards road cyclists, mountain bikers and draft-legal triathletes, it is also a…

Lisa’s Journey, Week 53: Excuses… I’m Running Out Of Them.

Disappointed in the lack of my motivation, it has lead me to try crack down on making excuses… (‘try’ being the operative word here)… Its been time, work, the weather, kids, lack of actually wanting too, the list could go…

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