August 2019 - Coach Ray

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Month: August 2019

Saturday Swim Session: Sprints

Regular sprint sessions can help build and develop your speed and the ability to sustain that speed. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: Kick It

Building your top end speed is a great for developing your VO2 Max. This session is great for runners and triathletes running events up to Half Marathon in distance.

Clatters Chatter: First Swim Back

I’m going to go to the pool today, after I have finished my exam to relax myself and have a bit of enjoyment. The first time swimming in three months takes a toll on you and can really wear you…

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Cycling Today Threshold Booster

Threshold is your ability to ride at sustained pace for a longer period of time. Building your ability to sustain this pace or to ride at a higher intensity will provide big dividends. This is a perfect workout for triathletes, mountain bikers and road cyclists.

UltraHumps: Training On The Speedway Race Track

Hi Blog Followers and welcome to yet another blog of what crazy ventures UltraHumps is up to. This time I found a Speedway track in this heat trap which cyclists are allowed to use on a Wednesday night, designed for…

Lisa’s Journey, Weeks 64/65: Shortest Blog Ever…

These last couple of weeks have been with my kids, which is great. Its just unfortunate they had come down with the dreaded lurgs that have been doing the rounds… So nothing to report really. It’s just nice to be…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Race Report

Im a little bit late getting this written and sent over to Ray. Reason being I was hoping to write a positive race report from the final race of the year. Read below to find out how it all went!

Chef Ray – Quick Beetroot Relish

Chef Ray – Quick Beetroot Relish
I prepared this quick relish, as part of some naked burgers that I made recently for some friends. So delicious and far more interesting than simply using sliced beetroot.

Saturday Swim Session: Build 200’s to Improve Your Swimming

Building your pace from one rep to the next will pay big dividends in your ability to pace your longer swims. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

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