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Spring Challenge Training

Thursday Training Plan: Spring Challenge Training Plans

When you cross the finish line of the Cromwell Spring Challenge, you and your team mates have accomplished something very special. Crafted by myself, Ray Boardman PGDipSportsMed, PGDipRehab, PGCertSc (Exercise Science), BSc (Anatomy), DipSportsStudies this plan encapsulates my passion for…

Spring Challenge Training Camp

Each year I run a training camp for ladies doing the Spring Challenge. Most years I base it in Hanmer Springs and we cover introductory MtBing and Navigation skills.

Join the Tribe: Spring Challenge

Spring Challenge is just over 24 weeks away. Join the Qwik Kiwi Tribe as you prepare for the event and get a structured programme and fortnightly coaching calls as you build towards the event.
The 24 week training plans for Spring Challenge start on 15-April-2019. The training plans have options for beginners and intermediate athletes to either complete either the 3hr, 6hr or 9hr event in Cromwell or Whanganui.

Navigation Practise For Spring Challenge

Yesterday I went for a bit of an explore around the Richmond Hills and set up a navigation course for my partner’s Spring Challenge Team, putting 5 orienteering markers up in the hills. I had originally planned six locations but…

Nutrition Plan for Spring Challenge

The main aim of eating is to provide the body with enough fuel for activity. For this reason it is important to ensure that what you eat is going to provide that fuel.

Coach Ray’s Sufferings: Falling Off the Wagon

This week went pretty well, until I went away for the weekend and had a few too many beers and also order dessert. I figured I was burning a lot of kiloJoules with all the exercise I was doing and…

Qwik Kiwi’s Annual Spring Challenge Training Camp in Hanmer Springs

Back By Popular Demand Is The Qwik Kiwi – Spring Challenge Training Camp in Hanmer Springs If you and your team managed to get an entry for the Spring Challenge this year I’d like to invite you to join me and…

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