Archive for 'Performance Articles'

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 [...]

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 [...]

FAVOURITE WORDS… #1 = CONSISTENCY

FAVOURITE WORDS… #1 = CONSISTENCY

This, as all of my athletes know, is by far my favourite word. I use it ALL the time, so much so I am sure they probably get sick of it. But bad luck! Developing and [...]

How to get started after a break!

How to get started after a break!

With a lot of people having at least a small amount of down time over the Xmas, New year period, it is interesting to see how people are getting back into training. I recently had four [...]

TRAVEL – How to travel well to races

TRAVEL – How to travel well to races

There are so many things to consider when travelling to a race, especially if it involves a flight!Many people do not think about how much toll travel takes on your body or how long it takes to fully [...]

Definition of Insanity

Definition of Insanity

Doing the same thing twice and expecting a different result. Why am I mentioning this you ask? Well the weather is getting colder, the rain is starting to come down and that means that race season [...]

Cycling for Triathlon – technique explained!

Cycling for Triathlon – technique explained!

Many of us are aware there is a large technique component to swimming and running, but think that cycling is just ‘riding the bike’. Right? Definitely not! Many cyclists, from my experience especially strong males, have a [...]

Nutritional Training

Nutritional Training

The fourth Discipline of Triathlon can make or break your big day We are now getting to the ‘business end’ of the season for many athletes, with Ironman Australia, 70.3 in Port Macquarie and Busselton and [...]

Healthy & Fast

Healthy & Fast

Why it is so important to keep your immune system strong & why it will help you go faster! [...]

Base & Aerobic Threshold Training

Base & Aerobic Threshold Training

With the New Year here and the first part of the season behind us, there is a break with regards to long course and ironman racing. That means a lot of us will, and perhaps should [...]