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Saturday Swim Session: Grant Hackett’s Actual Mid-Season Workout

This is based off a session put together by Grant Hackett’s coach as part of his mid-season build up. This session is great for swimmers and triathletes preparing for longer, open water swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: XC Simulator

Any Cross Country (XC) race will usually start hard and fast, and then finish the same way with plenty of guts and strength in the middle segment. This workout will enable you to develop these traits whether for Cross Country, road racing or triathlon.

How to Run A Faster 5km

Register now to learn what you should be including in your training and why. This will give you the greatest benefit to enhance your training and knowledge.

Saturday Swim Session: Grant Hackett’s Mid-Season Workout

This is based off a session put together by Grant Hackett’s coach as part of his mid-season build up. This session is great for swimmers and triathletes preparing for longer, open water swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: Megan’s Fartlek

Megan say’s “Running at your top end speed & doing short, fast intervals is a great way to increase your oxygen uptake & kick on your fast twitch muscle fibers to increases your overall running performance making you a stronger, faster & more efficient at every running distance! The more efficient you can be, the less energy you use at any given pace! It helps you to better adapt to mental stress & fatigue!” This is a perfect session for runners and triathletes running events between 5km & 10km.

Book of the Month September – Better Training For Distance Runners

This book is a great, in depth manual for how Peter Coe and David Martin developed elite British runners. It is written like an exercise physiology textbook, so it isn’t an easy read but it is packed full of great detail on how to structure, prepare and periodise training plans.

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