2021 - Coach Ray

Coach Ray

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Year: 2021

Saturday Swim Session: GCN’s Sub-Hour Ironman Swim Progression Set

Completing the Ironman Swim in under 60 minutes is a significant achievement. Consistent pacing and sustained effort is the key to achieving this goal. This session tests your capability to maintain the pace and is a breakdown of a longer set. This is a great session for triathletes and open water swimmers to do to build their sustained speed.

Friday Fartlek Run: Zwift Academy Tri 2020 Threshold Economy

As with any other intensity the more time you spend running at it the better your body gets at running at that intensity. This session exposes your body to time at your threshold intensity and as a result you will improve your ability to sustain the higher pace in a race. All runners (and triathletes) can benefit from this higher intensity of training, especially athletes with events from 10km out to a marathon.

Thursday Training Plan – 24 week Melbourne Marathon & Half Marathon Training Plans

The Melbourne full and half marathon is a great event held each year in October. When you cross the finish line you will have achieved something special at this great event.
Programmes designed for either beginner or intermediate runners who are looking to complete either the half or the full marathon, these plans will help you achieve your goals.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Nate Wilson’s Sub-Threshold/Sweet Spot Workout #2

Sweet Spot is an intensity that is just below your Functional Threshold Power (FTP). At this intensity you get the physiological benefits without the level of the fatigue of higher intensity sessions. This session is great for all cyclists including triathletes and mountain bikers.

Tuesday Training Plan: Getting Started With Swimming Beginner Training Plan

When you improve your swimming you will have accomplished something very special.Designed for Beginner triathletes who are looking to improve their swimming fitness, the primary goal of this training plan is to ENHANCE YOUR swimming.

Saturday Swim Session: GCN’s Sub-Hour Ironman Swim Session #3

Completing the Ironman Swim in under 60 minutes is a significant achievement. Consistent pacing and sustained effort is the key to achieving this goal. This is a great session for triathletes and open water swimmers to do to build their sustained speed.

Friday Fartlek Run: Zwift Academy Tri 2020 Progressive Tempo

Tempo is a very important pace to include within a workout to build your ability to sustain pace. Within this workout, you increase the pace with each rep compared to the previous rep, running faster and faster as the workout progresses. All runners (and triathletes) can benefit from this higher intensity of training, especially athletes with events from 10km out to a marathon.

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