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Ray Boardman

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Evan’s Cycles Short but Intense Intervals

Your VO2 max is the upper limit of your aerobic capability. You will tap into this intensity when exerting at your maximum. The more you expose your body to this intensity in training the better, faster and fitter you will become. This is a perfect workout for for all cyclists including mountain bikers and triathletes.

Tuesday Kayak Training: 4x 8min Threshold Intervals

Threshold Intervals are a great way to develop your kayaking fitness. This session is great for building your threshold capability and is very time efficient if you have little time to be on the water. This session is perfect for someone training for the Coast to Coast

Saturday Swim Session: The Pace and Ladder Set

The goal of this session is to maintain your pace throughout the main set, despite swimming different distances. It helps build stamina and endurance, setting you up for solid events. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: Kenyan Fartlek

The training in Iten, Kenya is considered world class for a number of reasons. The altitude being one of them, athletes from around the world flock here to train with other elite and sub-elite runners in the environment here. This weeks session has been inspired by the running in Iten, Kenya. This is a great workout for someone training for a half to full marathon (whether part of an Ironman or 70.3).

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Evan’s Cycles FTP Increaser 4

Your FTP is your ability to sustain an effort for about an hour. Your long endurance riding is done at a percentage below this. If you Increase your FTP with intervals of this nature by default you also improve your ability to ride for longer. This is a perfect workout for for all cyclists including mountain bikers and triathletes.

How to Prepare for the Buller Half, Full Marathon or Relay

n this FREE Webinar, Coach Ray will explain how to best prepare for the Buller Half and Full Marathon’s or the relay event.
Including setting training intensities to get the most out of your training, and how to structure your training to get your best result.

Tuesday Kayak Training: 4x 6min Threshold Intervals

Threshold Intervals are a great way to develop your kayaking fitness. This session is great for building your threshold capability and is very time efficient if you have little time to be on the water. This session is perfect for someone training for the Coast to Coast

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