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Thursday Training Plan: Triathlon Strength Training Plan

Want to get fitter and stronger for triathlon? This strength and conditioning programme requires standard gym equipment and can be done at almost any gym. Designed for triathletes who are beginner/intermediate level of experience with strength and conditioning who are looking to develop your strength as…

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Quarter IronMaori a success

  A capacity field took part in the IronMaori Quarter Ironman held in good conditions in Napier this morning. About 2,100 competitors competed as individuals or in teams of three in the event which consisted of a 1km swim in…

Epiphany sparks 60kg weight loss journey to Ironman contention

Ashley Te Whare was pretending to check his phone for messages when he decided something had to change. He was surrounded by people in Auckland’s Queen St and was actually standing still because he was struggling to catch his breath….

Wednesday Windtainer Workout: 90sec Hill Reps

This session is a great way to develop your anaerobic capacity. It is perfect for road cyclists and mountain bikers but also for Olympic distance and Half Ironman/70.3 triathletes.

Getting started with Swimming: Week 5

Over the next few weeks I’ll post a series of workouts to assist you to improve your swimming. These sessions are targeted towards beginners who are just getting started with swimming, but can comfortably swim a few lengths without stopping.

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Race Day: Ironman Race Week

What can you do better to prepare for Ironman? Here are some tips and techniques to get through race week ready for the big day. With Ironman New Zealand fast approaching in Taupo, the nerves of athletes are starting to…

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