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Di Chesmar – 10 Years With Team Qwik Kiwi

Di Chesmar is this months ‘Client of the Month’. She has had a massive athletic career since joining Qwik Kiwi over ten years ago. As the client of the month I arranged for a nice bunch of flowers to be…

Client Stories

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…

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 11

This weeks training continues to develop your base fitness with a strong focus on technique and endurance. Each week will have three pool sessions for you to complete. I also encourage you to get in the open water once a…

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…

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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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What are the Consequences of Missing a Workout?

What are the consequences of missing a workout? Although this isn’t a common question the implications of the answer affect anyone following a training plan. A training plan is only as good as the adherence to this plan. As a…

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