Coach Ray

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Lisa’s Journey, Week 41: Is The Grass Greener On The Other Side…?

I promised myself I’d have a better week this week. I’d really get stuck in and make my ‘Training Peaks (TP) pie graph nice and green. Turn of events is seeming like this may not happen. I try not to let it get to me, but it is super frustrating, especially when you know you have an event coming up, but sometimes that’s just life.

Ali’s Adventure – Balancing The Parent Thingy

I have my two amazing daughters 50/50 with their dad and it’s hard. I miss them.  They truly are my everything. I enjoy being a mum more than anything in this world and it’s the thing I am most proud of accomplishing in my entire life. When I was first thrown into this situation, it was very trying.  The weeks without them seemed to take forever to go by. As time has gone on, I now look at the weeks without them as the weeks I can go ‘big’ on training.

2018 Tour de France Stage 6 Power Analysis

With Training Peaks publishing the power profiles for some of the professionals riding the Tour de France this year, I’ve taken some time to look over their profiles to break it down and give you a bit more understanding of…

2018 Tour de France Stage 4 Power Analysis

With Training Peaks publishing the power profiles for some of the professionals riding the Tour de France this year, I’ve taken some time to look over their profiles to break it down and give you a bit more understanding of…

2018 Tour de France Stage 03 TTT Power Analysis

With Training Peaks publishing the power profiles for some of the professionals riding the Tour de France this year, I’ve taken some time to look over their profiles to break it down and give you a bit more understanding of…

2018 Tour de France Stage 02 Power Analysis

With Training Peaks publishing the power profiles for some of the professionals riding the Tour de France this year, I’ve taken some time to look over their profiles to break it down and give you a bit more understanding of…

Connecting Your Garmin Connect Account to Training Peaks

Having your training data sorted in multiple places can provide many benefits. As I use Training Peaks I get all my athletes to load up their training data into Training Peaks so I can easily view the detail and provide…

Thursday Training Plan: Christchurch MARATHON Training Plan (INTERMEDIATE 12 week Plan – Start 12 Mar 18)

The Christchurch Marathon is one of the fastest marathon’s in New Zealand. This training plan will take an intermediate runner and increase their fitness level to enable them to comfortably run faster than they previously have.

Thursday Training Plan: 4 Weeks to a Faster 1500m With Only Two 2km Sessions per Week

  As you follow the programme you will find yourself swimming  your 1,500m faster. Now whether that is a PB or not will depend on how fast you have swum in the past, but it will definitely be faster at the end…

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