Archive for 'March,2012'

Physio for Team ITU in Mooloolaba!

Physio for Team ITU in Mooloolaba!

I am currently up in Mooloolaba, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. I was fortunate enough to be given the Physio job for the Team ITU, heading into the Mooloolaba World Cup, one of the biggest [...]

IM NZ – The Ironman that never was… Steve Head

IM NZ – The Ironman that never was… Steve Head

This is Steve Head’s experience at IM NZ. Unfortunately for him and many others the ironman was not to be, with severe weather seeing it called off. Steve did however, race the 70.3 the following day [...]

AP10 and the Wollongong Olympic!

AP10 and the Wollongong Olympic!

It was a great weekend in Wollongong, with the second ‘TritheGong’ triathlon festival being held. It saw an awesome turn out, with so many different people taking part in the 4 triathlons; Mini-Man, Enticer, Sprint and [...]

Mel’s National Qualifier

Mel’s National Qualifier

1500m Waratah meet at Sydney Olympic Park Mel Witchard   My primary goal for this race was to run a qualifying time for the Australian Championships in April, something I have been working towards with Alex [...]

Sweat Testing! How paying attention to fluid loss could help YOU!

Sweat Testing! How paying attention to fluid loss could help YOU!

After becoming an over heated mess at the Busselton Ironman in December 2011, I decided to really delve into the ‘why’s’ of what happened in great detail. I have been fortunate enough to work with Rebecca [...]

Early Winter and Wind Trainer Sets

Early Winter and Wind Trainer Sets

With the weather being less than favourable here in NSW recently, many of us have been driven inside to get some of our bike riding done. With many of us having a love hate relationship with [...]

Swim Smart with Summit Fitness!

Swim Smart with Summit Fitness!

At the start of January we held a great Run and Swim clinic – ‘Run and Swim Technique Explained’ for Summit Fitness Studio’s members. This was a great day, seeing some excellent technique, efficiency and performance [...]

AP10 Cycle and Race Kit now available for purchase!

AP10 Cycle and Race Kit now available for purchase!

We have tried and tested the Champion System AP10 kits and they are AWESOME! The fit, the material, the chamois (like sitting on your lounge chair) and their performance are second to none. This, along with [...]

Favourite Word #2 = Specificity

Favourite Word #2 = Specificity

Despite being a very difficult word to say, this is such a vital element of training and programming! A simplified version of specificity in training to me means being; - As specific to the particular race [...]

Alex and 220 Triathlon Magazine

Alex and 220 Triathlon Magazine

Starting in November, 220 Triathlon Magazine developed a ’220 Triathlon Team’ of 3 people they decided to follow for 6 months leading into Port Macquarie Ironman. The chose a novice, first time racer; A Challenger – [...]