February 2021 - Page 2 of 2 - Coach Ray

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Month: February 2021

Saturday Swim Session: Another Ledecky Threshold Set

Katie Ledecky dominated female distance swimming setting the World Record in the 400m, 800m and 1,500m Freestyle, and won five Olympic Gold Medals and 15 World Championships, more than any other female swimmer. This session was a staple leading into major championship events, and will benefit any triathlete or open water swimmer.

Friday Fartlek Run: Greg McMillan’s Best 5k Workouts #2

Running at your VO2 Max will build your top end speed. This is a tough session and won’t always be able to be completed at the correct pace and may require a few attempts for you to achieve your goal. This is a great session for all runners and triathletes especially those running events between 5km & half marathon.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Triathlon Taren’s FTP Building Intense Ride

Threshold Power is important for all cyclists, including triathletes and mountain bikers. Within this workout you build more than 20 minutes riding just above your Functional Threshold Power (FTP). This session will help you develop that but bring your A game as this session is both physically and mentally tough.

Friday Fartlek Run: Greg McMillan’s Best 5k Workouts #1

Running at your VO2 Max will build your top end speed. This is a tough session and won’t always be able to be completed at the correct pace and may require a few attempts for you to achieve your goal. This is a great session for all runners and triathletes especially those running events between 5km & half marathon.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Threshold Power Bike Intervals

Threshold Power is important for all cyclists, including triathletes (especially draft legal athletes) and mountain bikers. This session will help you develop that but bring your A game as this session is both physically and mentally tough.

Book of the Month February 2021 – Fast 5k

This was a Christmas present to myself and I’ve enjoyed the inspiration behind reading this. The genesis behind this book is 25 key concepts to run your best 5k.

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