Coach Ray

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Triathlon Training

Saturday Swim Session: Swim Golf to Improve Your Efficiency

If you can improve your efficiency you will swim faster and longer more easily. This session utilises Swim Golf to improve your efficiency and is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Friday Fartlek Run: 30min Time Trial

I utilise this session mainly with Ultra- and Trail runners where I measure their intensity with Heart Rate. Although the purpose of this session is to assess their fitness, it also provides a great training stimulus and can be used for success with all runners including triathletes.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Bike Radar’s Into the RED

The ability to ride at or above threshold intensity will give you an advantage over your competitors and this session develops that physiological trait. This is great for all cyclists including triathletes and mountain bikers.

Saturday Swim Session: Mixing In Other Strokes

Incorporating a range of strokes into your swimming will help you develop the feel for the water, making you more effective with your freestyle. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Bike Radar’s Boost Your Pace

The ability to ride at or above threshold intensity will give you an advantage over your competitors and this session develops that physiological trait. This is great for all cyclists including triathletes and mountain bikers.

Saturday Swim Session: Pyramid Session for Speed

By combining sets of sprints of varying distances with minimal rest you can develop your swimming efficiency and also your top end swim speed. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Preparing for Fast Starts

This ride will develop both your VO2 max and threshold intensities to enable you to start fast and then maintain the effort as you get to the single track for mountain bikers, catch up to the lead bunch in a…

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