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Triathlon Training

Clatters Chatter: A New Problem

When you find out something is wrong with you, your first reactions are always negative and you begin to think what will I do now? These are the first thoughts that went through my mind when I got the blood…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Another One About Consistency!

I’m quite happy with how this week has gone. I’ve mentioned a few times about consistency and I thought I had it right. However there was one aspect of consistency I didn’t really think of or do which is really…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: On Track For The Next One!

After a weekend of training disasters for many reasons I had a good talking to myself, a moan to Ray to get some things off my chest, and a weekend of chocolate. It was Easter after all. I have hit…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Race Report

Well as the title suggests, the opening race has been completed. The sprint tri I completed on Sunday. Epic Events delivered again. This company is fantastic and to have the races these guys put on, on my door step, is…

FREE Strength Training For Triathletes WEBINAR

Join this webinar to find out: Who should include strength training within their programme. How to periodise your strength training. What is involved in strength training specific for triathletes.

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…

Thursday Training Plan: Busy Triathlete 12 Week Winter Swim Base Training Plan

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.” As you improve your swimming during your winter base building, you will have accomplished something very special. Designed for INTERMEDIATE Triathletes who are looking to improve their swimming during their base building phase and/or…

Ironman Training Shared Articles

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….

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