Coach Ray

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Month: August 2019

Clatters Chatter: A New Problem

When you find out something is wrong with you, your first reactions are always negative and you begin to think what will I do now? These are the first thoughts that went through my mind when I got the blood…

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: CTS Speed Intervals

This workout will develop your top end VO2 Max power. Enhancing your VO2 Max will pay dividends with your training by building your top end ability. This is a perfect workout for road cyclists, as well as Mountain Bikers and triathletes (particularly draft-legal triathletes).

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Family Time!

I was putting off writing this blog this week, mainly as I have nothing to write about. Training has took a bit of a backseat, Kids, wife and family have taken priority this week. Never a bad thing but definitely…

Saturday Swim Session: Build 400’s

Swimming longer reps with a short to moderate rest between will build your endurance. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: Run Strong 400’s

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: Motivation

The importance of having a goal may seem irrelevant at first, but once you start to train you understand why. When I first started my training this year I didn’t have a goal and after the first few weeks of enjoying the progress, I started to loose focus and motivation towards my training.

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