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Saturday Swim Session: Auburn Sprint Set

A session packed full of sprints can really build your VO2 max and tolerance of lactic acid later in the session. This session has been designed for swimmers and triathletes returning to the pool who are wanting to further develop their technique.

Friday Fartlek Run: Amanda’s Hills For Breakfast

Hill reps are a great way to build fitness. They are great for developing strength within ligaments and tendons but also muscular strength. The intensity run will also help to develop your VO2 max. As such this session is great for runners and triathletes of all distances, but especially for events which are 5 to 10km long.

Saturday Swim Session: Swim Pyramid

The best part of this session is that it gets faster as you work your way through it. The end arrives very qwikly, as you work your way through the sets. This is a great session for triathletes and open water swimmers to do to build their sustained speed.

Friday Fartlek Run: Gareth’s 30min Lockdown Speed Session

I needed to develop a short, intense session for an athlete due to the position they have found themselves in due to changes in COVID-19 restrictions where they live. This session targets VO2 max intensity with very limited Rest Intervals (RI). This session is great to build your top end intensity. This is a great session for all runners and triathletes with limited time to train especially those running events between 5km & half marathon.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Gareth’s 30min Lockdown Power Workout

I needed to develop a short, intense session for an athlete due to the position they have found themselves in due to changes in COVID-19 restrictions where they live. This session targets VO2 max intensity with very limited Rest Intervals (RI). This session is great to build your top end intensity but also your ability to turn on the intensity with limited recovery and is great for both road cyclists and triathletes, as well as mountain biking.

Saturday Swim Session: Another Ledecky Threshold Set

Katie Ledecky dominated female distance swimming setting the World Record in the 400m, 800m and 1,500m Freestyle, and won five Olympic Gold Medals and 15 World Championships, more than any other female swimmer. This session was a staple leading into major championship events, and will benefit any triathlete or open water swimmer.

Friday Fartlek Run: Greg McMillan’s Best 5k Workouts #2

Running at your VO2 Max will build your top end speed. This is a tough session and won’t always be able to be completed at the correct pace and may require a few attempts for you to achieve your goal. This is a great session for all runners and triathletes especially those running events between 5km & half marathon.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Triathlon Taren’s FTP Building Intense Ride

Threshold Power is important for all cyclists, including triathletes and mountain bikers. Within this workout you build more than 20 minutes riding just above your Functional Threshold Power (FTP). This session will help you develop that but bring your A game as this session is both physically and mentally tough.

Friday Fartlek Run: Greg McMillan’s Best 5k Workouts #1

Running at your VO2 Max will build your top end speed. This is a tough session and won’t always be able to be completed at the correct pace and may require a few attempts for you to achieve your goal. This is a great session for all runners and triathletes especially those running events between 5km & half marathon.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Threshold Power Bike Intervals

Threshold Power is important for all cyclists, including triathletes (especially draft legal athletes) and mountain bikers. This session will help you develop that but bring your A game as this session is both physically and mentally tough.

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