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How to Train for your first triathlon

5 Weeks to the Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I know a number of you are using the Marlborough Women’s Triathlon to help lose weight and about this time last year I filmed this video about the number one reason that people struggle to lose weight.

6 Weeks to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you follow along with. This programme started Monday 5th September. The first weeks of the programme…

7 Weeks to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you follow along with. This programme started Monday 5 September 2016. The first weeks of the programme…

8 Weeks to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you follow along with. This programme started Monday 5 September 2016. The first weeks of the…

Tash McCosh’s Testimonial for Coach Ray

Around 3 months ago I was given Coach Ray’s contact details.  As I sat talking to him via FB and he said he was sitting on the side of the pool delaying getting in the water, I thought yep this…

Book Review

Book Review: Matt Fitzgerald – 80/20 Running

Fitzgerald, Matt (2014) 80/20 Running – Run Stronger and Race Faster by Training Slower New American Library I’ve been wanting to read this book since I heard it was published. Matt Fitzgerald is an engaging author who researches his topics thoroughly….

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What are the Consequences of Missing a Workout?

What are the consequences of missing a workout? Although this isn’t a common question the implications of the answer affect anyone following a training plan. A training plan is only as good as the adherence to this plan. As a…

How Fast Are You Now?

This is the eighth and final session as we have now built your fitness. Now it is time to retest you and compare with your original benchmark from the first session. If you haven’t done the preceding sessions you can’t expect to have…

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