Category: Triathlon Tips

The Swim

I have had a few questions lately about the swim. Its clear that the swim can be a frustrating discipline to develop. I usually like to coach these things individually as each individual situation demands ....

Running Shoes

Just had a great question from an athlete. "When should I replace my running shoes?" We can complicate this with many different versions of course but the centre of the envelope answer is around 800km. ....

The 4 Principles of Training

See the graphic I have created below. Overload, Adaptation, Specificity & Reversibility are the keys to training. I have also added in a Performance Management Chart (PMC). It's important to note that ....

Training Load

I’m quite often asked how much training someone should be doing for certain events. Answer is always “it depends” , but it’s definitely good to have a ball park figure in mind. I have a few rules ....

Intervals

Its sometimes hard to know how hard to go in a set of intervals. My guide is firstly to remember that we work in a training zone. So T4 is a range between 96% and 102% of your Anaerobic Threshold. Depends ....

Time Trials

In training, TT's are a great opportunity to practice race skills. I am looking for 100% commitment to them and I want you experiencing that bit of internal pressure that comes with the territory. I am ....