Run Training Plan

Tuesday Training Plan – Beginner Half Marathon 23 week Training Plan 3x runs per week – Reusable & Start Any Week

When you cross the finish line of the Half Marathon, you will have accomplished something very special.
Designed for Beginner runners who are looking to complete their first half marathon event, the primary goal of this training plan is to prepare you to COMPLETE YOUR event.

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Swim Training

Saturday Swim Session: Two, Four, Six, Eight Swim Ladder

Endurance is a critical component of fitness for triathletes and long distance open water swimmers. The reps within this session replicate changes of pace within an open water swim race or triathlon. This is a great session for triathletes and open water swimmers to do to build their sustained speed.

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Westport

18 week Spring Challenge: North Island Training Plan starts 27-June-22

When you cross the finish line of the Te Anau Spring Challenge or Hawkes Bay Spring Challenge, you and your teammates have accomplished something very special.
Crafted by myself, Ray Boardman PGDipSportsMed, PGDipRehab, PGCertSc (Exercise Science), BSc (Anatomy), DipSportsStudies this plan encapsulates my passion for the sport, my experience from being involved in adventure racing for many years, and completing dozens of Half and Full IRONMAN distance finishes and my success coaching hundreds of triathletes & adventure racers.

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Fartlek Run

Friday Fartlek Run – Peter Elliott’s Killer Session #2

Peter Elliott liked to run this session in the week before a major event. He would use it as a sharpening session. Peter had a 1,500m PB of 3:32.69, 1 mile of 3:49.20 and 800m of 1:42.97. He won silver in the 1,500m at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and gold at the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games in the 1,500m. This session is great for runners up to 5km, as well as triathletes.

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FTP Power Boost

Thursday Training Plan – Cycling Strength Training Plan (BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE 16 week Plan – Start Any Monday)

Want to get fitter and stronger for your cycling. This strength and conditioning programme requires standard gym equipment and can be done at almost any gym.
Designed for cyclists who are beginner/intermediate level of experience with strength and conditioning and who are looking to develop their strength as you prepare to COMPLETE YOUR event in 16 weeks’ time.

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Zwift Workout

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout – Endurance Project’s Favourite Zwift Workout

Sweet Spot is an intensity that is just below your Functional Threshold Power (FTP). This workout is targeted at Ironman 70.3 race pace, i.e. what you can sustain for the 90km/56miles and then still get off and run. At this intensity you get the physiological benefits without the level of the fatigue of higher intensity sessions. This session is great for all cyclists including triathletes and mountain bikers.

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Swim Training Program

Tuesday Training Plan – Swimming Strength Training Plan (BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE 24 week Plan – Start Any Monday)

Want to get fitter and stronger for your swimming. This strength and conditioning programme requires standard gym equipment and can be done at almost any gym.
Designed for swimmers who are beginner/intermediate level of experience with strength and conditioning and who are looking to develop their strength as you prepare to COMPLETE YOUR event in 16 weeks time.

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Post-COVID

Science on Sunday: Exercise and Sports After COVID-19—Guidance from a Clinical Perspective

Putting together a plan to return to sport post-COVID can be a challenging experience, especially with the desire to avoid “long COVID”.

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Tri Swim Coach

Saturday Swim Session: Gale Bernhardt’s Endurance 8 Workout

Endurance is a critical component of fitness for triathletes and long distance open water swimmers. The reps within this session replicate changes of pace within an open water swim race or triathlon. This is a great session for triathletes and open water swimmers to do to build their sustained speed.

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Fartlek Run

Friday Fartlek Run – Peter Elliott’s Killer Session #1

Peter Elliott liked to run this session four times during the winter to test himself and see how his fitness was developing. He reported that a sponsor once came to the track to observe this session and at the end of it whilst Peter was sprawled on the track with lactic acid in his blood stream, the sponsor tried calling an ambulance for him!!!! Peter had a 1,500m PB of 3:32.69, 1 mile of 3:49.20 and 800m of 1:42.97. He won silver in the 1,500m at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and gold at the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games in the 1,500m. This session is great for runners up to 5km, as well as triathletes.

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