Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Running

Clatters Chatter: Training Load

Ever wondered if you are training too much and pushing so hard all the time your body is always breaking! Or if you always feel you should do more, as your always full of energy? Training load is always important…

Clatters Chatter: Keep On Pushing!

“Last 100 meters, keep going, come on!” Telling my body not to give up and to keep pushing through the hard work is something everyone wants to achieve. This week I will be talking about how training is going, how…

Clatters Chatter: What I’ve Learnt

Hey guys today I will talk about what I learnt and improvements I can do, from my race at Nationals and what I can apply to my next race to do better and achieve a better result. I will also…

Clatters Chatter: Race Day

“2 minutes to the start, my heart racing as I am getting ready for the starters gun.” Hey guys, today I will be talking about my Race day at the New Zealand Secondary School National Cross Country Race and how…

Clatters Chatter: Pre-Race Update

Now with less than a week to go until my goal a race of Nationals Cross Country, I am now tapering in my training and trying to find all the right gear to pack to go down to snowy, cold…

Clatters Chatter: Do You Enjoy Sport?

Hey guys welcome back to another article about my training. Today I will be talking about enjoyment of sport in general and why we should have a thrill, enjoy it. As well as the benefits of doing sport. I would…

Clatters Chatter: Race Day

This week I had one of my Races. The Tasman Secondary Schools Cross Country race. The one against all the high schools in the top of the South Island of NZ. Just coming back from a weeks rest due to…

Clatters Chatter: Injury Woes

‘NO!!!’, I have picked up an injury. This week has been all about rest and recovery and trying to get fit and well. I will talk about today how vital rest is and why it is so important in our…

Intensity For Running

Intensity is the key to the success of your running. By training at the correct intensities, we can manipulate the physiological responses your body gets. This will generate the greatest improvement from where your running fitness currently is.

Clatters Chatter: A Fun And Hard Training Session

For today’s post, I will be talking about one of my favorite training sessions. I would like to discuss why I love this type of training and why this specific workout, what the benefits are and lastly what I did…

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