Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

Why it’s important what to look for in a good program Strength Training is rapidly growing in the field of endurance sports and we know why! There are many benefits to incorporating a well-planned strength and conditioning program into your training including:  Improved neuromuscular qualities Improved economyReduced injury occurrenceImproved performance A recent study that was conducted [...]

Member Profile – Paul Ellul

I had just turned 47 and hadn’t exercised properly in nearly 10 years. (Sad but true). I weighed more than ever, and I felt sh…...!! When the results of a health check came back with High Cholesterol and fatty Liver, that was the wakeup call I needed. I started to eat right & exercise and lost [...]

15 Minutes with Miranda

  Well we all heard what an awesome outcome Miranda had at Sufferfest Triathlon last weekend coming 4th over the line and 1st female for the sprintfest. What a fantastic race, Congratulations Miranda! Our Interview this week was a bit of a ‘quickie’ due to both of our work and training commitments, so thanks Miranda [...]

5 Minutes with Melissa Shortman 

Mel answers the phone with an immediate injection of infectious laughter! Out goes the ‘formal’ questions and in comes a wonderfully relaxed story filled conversation. I know you will all enjoy this. Thank you Mel  We immediately start chatting about Victor Harbour and Mel’s philosophy on life and racing quicks in immediately. She stops mid [...]

Paratriathlon World Cup: Laker – Tony Scoleri

Devonport was hosting a few events this weekend including a Paratriathlon World Cup race, sprint distance. Tony was happy with his performance after switching back from IM70.3 and Ironman to sprint distance in the past two months. The 30-35 knots wind had him going at 45-48km/h in the tail wind over the six laps of [...]

5 Minutes with Nancy

Introduction: After much cajoling I have finally been able to get my long awaited Interview with Nancy. I know you will all enjoy hearing her candid responses. SB: How does it feel to be the only Australian ‘Overall IRONMAN All World Athlete (AWA) Champion for 2017? NC: I am delighted to be ranked Number 1 [...]