Thursday Training Plan: Going from Taupo 70.3 to Ironman?

Ironman Taupo

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.”

When you cross the finish line of your Ironman NZ, you will have accomplished something very special. You will have completed Taupo 70.3 and stepped up and completed Ironman NZ.

Designed for Intermediate triathletes who are looking to complete Ironman NZ, the primary goal of this training plan is to continue to IMPROVE your fitness from where you were at for the 70.3. Continue reading “Thursday Training Plan: Going from Taupo 70.3 to Ironman?”

Thursday Training Plan: Did You Do IronMaori? Are You Stepping Up to Ironman?

Ironman Taupo

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.”

When you cross the finish line of your Ironman NZ, you will have accomplished something very special. You will have completed the modified IronMaori and stepped up and completed Ironman NZ.

Designed for Intermediate triathletes who are looking to complete Ironman NZ, the primary goal of this training plan is to continue to IMPROVE your fitness from where you were at for IronMaori. Continue reading “Thursday Training Plan: Did You Do IronMaori? Are You Stepping Up to Ironman?”

UltraHumps: IronMaori

Iron Maori

Hi blog followers

Another week down and another event (# 4) completed towards my journey of 8 events that make up the Cameron Brown Award and Iron Maori / Port of Tauranga Legend Series.

During the week Coach Ray had to juggle my recovery sessions after last weeks Around Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge and taper me for this weeks IronMaori Half Ironman.  To top it off I had tightness in my left thigh which hindered running.  Talk about go from one injury to another.  I wasn’t too concerned as I found that by putting a compression sleeve on it I could still run, albeit at a slower pace.  I generally have a sports massage post events and pre events, so I mentioned it to my sports masseuse and he went to town on my thigh, leaving me wishing I said nothing as I was wincing with the pressure he was applying, but it worked a treat.  By the end of the week I could run on it with minor discomfort, so took my time knowing I had to battle out a Half Ironman on Saturday. Continue reading “UltraHumps: IronMaori”