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John ‘UltraHumps’ Humphries Testimonial for Coach Ray

If you would like further advice feel free to contact me. I am the Head Coach & Director of Qwik Kiwi Coaching. I specialise in assisting first timers and recreational athletes to achieve their sporting goals. I can be contacted at coachray@coachray.nz and 021 348…

Client Stories

Di Chesmar’s Testimonial for Coach Ray

If you would like further advice feel free to contact me. I am the Head Coach & Director of Qwik Kiwi – Endurance Sports Consultant. I specialise in assisting first timers and recreational athletes to achieve their sporting goals. I can be contacted…

Ultra Humps

BLOG # 7 – “WHY?” UltraHumps Journey To UltraMan Australia

I realised this weekend is Valentines weekend, which is 3 weeks away from when I compete in my 6th Ironman with five having been Ironman New Zealand and one being Ironman Australia.  Not bad for someone who couldn’t even really…

12 Weeks to an Iron-Distance Swim PB: Week 12

Over the coming 12 weeks I will post a a series of workouts building your swim fitness as you prepare for either Challenge Wanaka (18 Feb) or Ironman NZ (04 Mar). I have been a professional triathlon coach since 2000 and am a multiple Iron-distance finisher including…

12 Weeks to an Iron-Distance Swim PB: Week 10

Over the coming 12 weeks I will post a a series of workouts building your swim fitness as you prepare for either Challenge Wanaka (18 Feb) or Ironman NZ (04 Mar). I have been a professional triathlon coach since 2000 and am a multiple Iron-distance finisher including…

12 Weeks to an Iron-Distance Swim PB: Week 9

Over the coming 12 weeks I will post a a series of workouts building your swim fitness as you prepare for either Challenge Wanaka (18 Feb) or Ironman NZ (04 Mar). I have been a professional triathlon coach since 2000 and am a multiple Iron-distance finisher including…

Ultra Humps

BLOG # 3 – HUMPS WITH COACH RAY BOARDMAN CHASING ULTRAMAN OZ TO FUNDRAISE FOR FALLEN HEROES

As I pondered what to write for this weeks Blog to Ray for Qwik Kiwi, I glanced at my watch and realised today (15 Jan 16) is four months away from Day 2 for the biggest endurance test of my…

Ironman Training Marathon & Half Marathon's Training Methodology Triathlon Training

Periodisation of a Season

There are a number of methods to periodise a training build up for an event. Some of the more prominent coaches and academics in this area include Tudor Bompa, Joe Friel & Jon Ackland. They have all written numerous books…

Client Stories Ultra Humps

Ultra Humps – The Big Hairy Arse Goal (BHAG)

Previous articles have advised why I chose Ray Boardman as the Coach I wanted.  A Coach to help me achieve my dreams and achieve my personal tests physically, which would also test my mental fortitude to the extreme.  So briefly for the newcomers to…

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