Coach Ray

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70.3 Half Ironman

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Christmas Tree Time!

This week once again started great, with the only session missed the hill run, mainly as it just wasn’t safe! The temperature has dropped and it was really icy under foot! Besides that the bike and swim workouts went as…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: ITS KONA WEEK!

Nothing more exciting than Kona week for a triathlete, its race week writing this blog and if an age grouper can’t get motivation from watching the best in the world slog it out, nothing will!

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Test week time!

Test week is over and it’s not a pretty one, in all honesty I knew I wasn’t going to set the world or even my PB’s alight but I’m happy I’ve got a starting point of what I need to…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Its winter goal time!

It’s that time of year again when the yearly goals start to get written down and set in stone on training peaks. This year has been pretty up and down and if you have been following my blogs you will…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: The Off Season!

It’s officially the off season for me now all the races are over for 2019. After speaking to Ray after my race last week and he said train how and whenever you want just don’t add intensity. I was like…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic:Forget the talk, now its about actions!

I’ve been talking and thinking a lot about training, how my training is going and how I can improve it. I talk a lot about consistency about sessions, my training and highs and lows of weeks. I have big ambitions…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Heat, Heat, Heat!

The week I promised to get back on track was hindered by the weather this week! Not very often here in the UK we complain that’s it too hot, its normally the other way round! But this week has been…

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