Coaching 101 – Everesting 2020

Last Saturday two Lakers, Hugh Gallagher and Allan Thomas completed an epic day, Everesting Ridgeland drive off Norton Summit. While there were some doubts about the weather the boys were committed and locked in a  4am start. Hugh is not renowned for his early starts so beating Allan to the start line was a massive …

Coaching 101 – Dry Land Swim Training

Swimming is a complex, dynamic task using the whole body to propel us forward. While many think that getting stronger in the gym will see them swim faster the reality is this is pretty much limited to the top end elite sprinters at an Olympic level and perhaps at the entry level if the basic …

Coaching 101 – Bike Maintenance

If you are brave enough to ride outdoors wet weather means a dirty bike. I know I have been very guilty in the past of not giving my bike the TLC it deserves. My solution to cleaning was to simply throw my lube on the chain. However now that I have found a way to …