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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….

The Goat Tongariro

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 to Turoa ski field across the mountain.

Soap Box

Response to Lance Armstrong indicating that he wants to become a Trail Runner

This is my opinion in response to this article: Those that know me, know that I am ANTI-DOPING and ANTI-DOPERS. When Floyd Landis was announced as coming to NZ to ride in the Tour of Southland (TOS). I was like…

Client Stories

Kepler Challenge – What an Adventure

Heather wrote an article a few weeks ago about her training in the great outdoors as she trained for the Kepler Challenge. This is her race report for the Kepler. I was expecting to do the event in about 10…

Client Stories Marathon & Half Marathon's

My Awesome Weekend Completing the Queenstown 2015 Marathon

My name is Barb Frost. I am 46 years old and I have been a runner for 10 years. I have never felt the need to enter any running events previously but 2015 has been a big year of change…

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

Is More Training Better?

Is more training better? How much is too much? How hard is too hard? I’m feeling good so I should push myself hard today. All common questions or statements that I deal with as a coach. What are the answers…

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