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Ray Boardman

Saturday Swim Session: Broken 200’s To Help You Swim Faster

Broken 200’s are a great way of developing a swim set to build the aerobic capacity of longer reps but you can add a touch more intensity due to the short rests involved. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: Special K’s – Sit-n-Kicks 10km

Doing 1km reps is very popular with triathletes and runners to improve speed. This is a perfect session for runners and triathletes running events up to Half Marathon in distance.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: 220’s Tank Emptier

This is a windtrainer session that is great for a developing your threshold power or intensity. This workout is perfect for triathletes, mountain bikers and road cyclists too.

Saturday Swim Session: Utilising the Pull Buoy To Improve Your Swimming

The Pull Buoy is a great tool (that is often over relied upon) to enhance your swimming. The biggest benefit comes from your ability to the focus on your arms whilst using it, rather than relying on it to float your legs higher. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: Special K’s – Sit-n-Kicks 5km

Doing 1km reps is very popular with triathletes and runners to improve speed. This is a perfect session for runners and triathletes running events up to Half Marathon in distance.

Intensity For Running

Intensity is the key to the success of your running. By training at the correct intensities, we can manipulate the physiological responses your body gets. This will generate the greatest improvement from where your running fitness currently is.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Emma-Kate’s Bike Power Booster

This is a windtrainer session that is great for a developing your threshold power or intensity. Although targeted at Half Ironman or Ironman 70.3 triathletes it will also benefit other triathletes, mountain bikers and road cyclists too.

Saturday Swim Session: 400’s To Develop Stamina

Using short rest intervals and longer reps forces the body’s aerobic energy system to be utilised for this session and as a result enhanced. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

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