Archive for 'Performance Articles'

The Art of Running – 220 Magazine article

The Art of Running – 220 Magazine article

Considering the importance the run has on the overall time and performance in a triathlon, it may be surprising that it is often the most overlooked discipline in terms of proper technique training. In this article, [...]

AP10 OPEN WATER SWIM COURSE

AP10 OPEN WATER SWIM COURSE

Whether you are new to the open water or are experience veteran, if you’re looking to: Become more confident in the open water Swim more efficiently Develop your open water swim stroke Learn more about all [...]

AP10 Open Water Swim Clinic

AP10 Open Water Swim Clinic

Whether you are new to the open water or are experience veteran, if you’re looking to: Become more confident in the open water Swim more efficiently Develop your open water swim stroke Learn more about all [...]

Race Specific Training

Race Specific Training

A vital element of a training program – which seems obvious but is rarely the focus of enough attention – is ensuring training sessions are as much like the key race as possible.  This becomes more [...]

Winter Training – The Window of Opportunity

Winter Training – The Window of Opportunity

I want you to have a think about how your mind relates the two things: Winter and Triathlon Training. What are the immediate feelings and thoughts that come to your mind….Cold, downtime, wet, easy intermittent training, [...]

The dreaded Taper! What to consider…

The dreaded Taper! What to consider…

The taper is one of the most important parts of the whole training cycle, but often not well planned. Do it right and you will be peaking for your ‘A’ race, jumping out of your skin [...]

Winter Training – The Window of Opportunity

Winter Training – The Window of Opportunity

I want you to have a think about how your mind relates the two things: Winter and Triathlon Training. What are the immediate feelings and thoughts that come to your mind….Cold, downtime, wet, easy intermittent training, [...]

Baking the Cake – Peaking for the ‘A’ Race

Baking the Cake – Peaking for the ‘A’ Race

This is a very exciting time for a lot of athletes who are heading into their ‘A’ race of the season, the Australian Ironman at Port Macquarie. It is a time when months and in a [...]

Thinking your way through Ironman

Thinking your way through Ironman

Below is one of my favourite poems that I have ever read. My dad initially gave it to me when I was a teenager and was trying to make the AFL. I would read it before [...]

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 [...]