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Training for your first Triathlon

One Week to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you to follow along with. This programme started on Monday 5 September 2016. The previous weeks…

2 Weeks to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you to follow along with. This programme started on Monday 5 September. The previous weeks of…

4 Weeks to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you to follow along with.

6 Weeks to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

I’ve prepared a twelve week training programme to prepare you for the Jules Taylor Wines Women’s Marlborough Triathlon. Each Thursday I will post it here for you follow along with. This programme started Monday 5th September. The first weeks of the programme…

11 Weeks to the Jules Taylor Wines Marlborough Women’s Triathlon

Why are you participating in the Jules Taylor Wine’s Marlborough Women’s Triathlon? Gain health? Lose weight? Be a good role model for your children? Workplace challenge? Support friends doing the event? There are a whole range of reasons why you…

Tash McCosh’s Testimonial for Coach Ray

Around 3 months ago I was given Coach Ray’s contact details.  As I sat talking to him via FB and he said he was sitting on the side of the pool delaying getting in the water, I thought yep this…

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…

Book Review

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….

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