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If you have a question you would like Coach Ray to answer then fill in the form below. Coach Ray is the Head Coach & Director of Qwik Kiwi – Endurance Sports Consultant and is a prominent triathlon and marathon coach in…

Beginner Training Marathon & Half Marathon's Sports Medicine/Rehab Triathlon Training

Exercise Associated Muscle Cramp (EAMC)

There are a number of causes of cramp, but the most likely that we as runners, cyclist and swimmers are going to be dealing with is the phenomenon known as Exercise Associated Muscle Cramp (EAMC). There is often assumed to be…

Beginner Training Triathlon Training

Training for your First Triathlon Step 4: Getting Started

Step 3 (read it here) covers the other equipment that can assist you with your racing and training. This post will look at actually getting started with your training. The Nike slogan ‘Just Do It‘ really hits the nail on the head…

How to prepare for a successful Enduro Cycling Event

I asked Andrea Davies (helmet number 9636) to write about her experiences training for and riding the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Enduro (2 laps or 320km) event. Here is what she contributed: I’d always wanted to ride two laps of…

What does it take to ride the 640km Maxi Endurance as part of the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Helen [Chief Crew] and I left our Turangi accommodation around 8.30am Friday morning for Taupo.  Handed in our waiver form, got race number onto the bike & front of helmet.  Nice to catch up with Tracy Parke & saw Andrew,…

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