Coach Ray

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Training Methodology

More is better……Yeah Right

Is more training better? How much is too much? How hard is too hard? I’m feeling good so I should push myself hard today. All common questions or statements that I deal with as a coach. What are the answers…

Why Does Coach Ray Get Me To Train So Slowly?

As the goal of most people’s training is to improve, to get faster, to go further, to perform better, it is only natural that you want to push your training. To push the pace, to increase the effort to strive…

Coach Ray Interviews Jaime Stevenson Ultra Running Coach

Recently I caught up with Jaime Stevenson who coaches Ultra Runners and focuses on multiday ultra events. Jaime and I have know each other for a few years and have both been volunteers to pace participants through the Rotorua marathon…

Coach Ray Interviews Arnaud Selukov from 859 Coaching

Recently I caught up with Arnaud Selukov who runs 859 Coaching based out of France. Arnaud has a strong pedigree in long distance events having gone under 9 hours for Ironman and also winning Ultraman Australia in 2016. Awesome effort…

Coach Ray Interviews the Revenant’s Scott Worthington

After the chat published last week with Leroy I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to chat to with his business partner for the Revenant, Scott Worthington. A man with a wide range of experiences across his sporting background.

Coach Ray Interviews PT Central’s & the Revenant’s Leroy de Beer

I have known Leroy for a few years and had the pleasure of running with him on a number of occasions including in the 2015 Christchurch Marathon. As the owner of PT Central and organiser of the Revenant I took the…

Coach Ray Interviews Ironman Certified Coach Paul van Brink

I recently got the opportunity to have a chat with Dutch triathlon coach Paul van Brink. Paul is an Ironman Certified Coach who coaches a wide range of athletes and also works as a Personal Trainer.

FREE How to Enhance your Functional Threshold Power (FTP) Over Winter WEBINAR

Learn about the key sessions you should include into your winter training to get to spring in good form ready for the summer season. We will look at how to enhance your FTP over winter, including: – Benefits of training…

Run With Power

I’ve written previously about the benefits of run training with power. The benefits are the same as they are for cyclists and can be a massive game changer, as power is a true measure of output rather than the response…

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