Coaching 101 – Listen to your body

As triathletes we live on the edge. We push the boundaries trying to eek the life out of every last second of the day. However the flip side of this achievement based existence is that it does place us at a greater risk of injury and some health issues. So while some risks go up …

Coaching 101 – Triathlon Review

With race one of this season triathlon season done and dusted I always enjoy sitting down with my athletes and talking through their experience post-race.  Yes we look at the numbers HR, power, pace but I am equally interested in how the day unfolded and where they can find free speed. That way we have …

Coaching 101 – Triathlon Kit Bag

So with the first triathlon of the season upon us, the final equipment review relates to all the little bits and pieces that you may require for training or on race day Weights equipment or a gym membership. Bands are great (tubing you can tie onto things or thicker looped bands for looping around your …

Coaching 101 – Mind Hacks

When it comes to training and racing the mind is often the biggest obstacle triathletes have to overcome. For some training and racing is something they look forward to. They have made it a part of their world and they have been able to associate it with a positive. However for others just getting out …

Coaching 101 – Triathlon Potential

The Covid break gave me a chance to clean out my old triathlon resources. As I scanned through countless books and articles, it made me realise that what we think is some awesome new approach to training that we have devised has all been done before.  Even when I look back at what the Lakers …