This 8-week programme will take you through challenging sessions that will build your fitness and speed in order to run 10km faster at the end of the programme.
View More Tuesday Training Plan – 8 Weeks to a Faster 10km RUNNING (INTERMEDIATE Start any Monday)
Designed for an intermediate runner aiming to run their 10km in the range of 35 – 50min. The primary goal of this training plan is to prepare you to RUN FASTER.
Designed for runners who haven’t ran for a while and are wanting to get back their running fitness. Maybe you’ve taken time out from sport to start a family or focus on career or study; what ever the reason this programme will build your fitness back progressively to build your fitness into a position to commence structured training for another event.
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This session will develop your speed over 10km but also for 5km and half marathon events.
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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…
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It’s not for the faint hearted! It’s tough. One of the toughest off-road runs in New Zealand and I love it! From Whakapapa ski field…
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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…
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This is my opinion in response to this article: http://running.competitor.com/2015/12/news/lance-armstrong-wins-35k-trail-running-race-in-california_141905 Those that know me, know that I am ANTI-DOPING and ANTI-DOPERS. When Floyd Landis was announced…
View More Response to Lance Armstrong indicating that he wants to become a Trail Runner
To endure 42.2 km, on a flat warm Queensland course was the goal. Executing effective training when you do Fly In/Fly Out work 2 weeks on/off, working 13 days in a row was not going to be easy.
View More Oonagh and the Sunshine Coast Marathon
These are words that I used to pay lip service to, but eventually, they rang true. I have written previous articles about completing an Ironman or completing a Half Marathon, etc with varying results. It wasn’t until I was completely disappointed with myself and my results from the Ironman NZ 2013 that I decided to get a Coach. My selection was simple. It was Ray Boardman from Qwik Kiwi, not just because I knew him as a Physical Training Instructor in the New Zealand Army, but because I saw him on the course that day supporting his clients and noted that he stayed out there to provide encouragement when I was struggling.
View More New Zealand’s Newest Marathon Course – Taupo, NZ
This time around this event would be part of a handful of confidence boosters in my build up to Challenge Wanaka 2016 (first ever iron-distance).…
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