January 2020 - Coach Ray

Coach Ray

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Month: January 2020

Friday Fartlek Run: Claire’s Fartlek

The ability to run at your top end intensities will enhance your performance. This session will develop your VO2 Max intensity, challenging your anaerobic, as well as your aerobic energy systems. This is a perfect session for runners and triathletes running events up to Half Marathon in distance.

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: All Green!

This blog is going out late to Ray and late to all of you. Sorry about that! I just really wanted to wait till last minute to get this blog out for obvious reasons from the title!

Saturday Swim Session – A Variety Of 400’s To Improve Your Swimming

400’s are the perfect distance to enhance your endurance and stamina. Within this workout you will use pull buoys & paddles to improve your performance. Both pull buoy and paddles focus efforts on the upper body whilst swimming and will help to develop specific strength as well as feel for the water. This workout is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: 2 Sets of 5x 90sec

The ability to run at your top end intensities will enhance your performance. This session works at your VO2 Max intensity, challenging your anaerobic, as well as your aerobic energy systems. This is a perfect session for runners and triathletes running events up to Half Marathon in distance.

Thursday Training Plan: 24 week Century Ride Training Plan

This training plan is great for cyclists looking at riding a century or other long ride. Over the 24 weeks the various options of the plan build your fitness. It will work through four phases, building your aerobic base, adding in some strength work on the hills, before building your threshold and aerobic capacity.

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Sometimes surprises happen!

Well what’s happened this week! Started the usual way, some good sessions, the run was really good 4 x 6 mins at 8:20 per mile off 1 min recovery’s. faster and longer than last week, happy days! The bike and…

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