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Mindset, Training Centre, Wellness

Stress and Rest Lead to Success

The goal of any training program is to improve or maximise performance in some way over a period of time. Each time we train (e.g. swim, bike or run) we are introducing a physiological stress to our body. The most obvious display of this is the tissue damage caused by a hard training session that leads to sore muscles a day or two later. Whether this is healthy stress or unhealthy stress generally depends on how we manage the recovery before and afterwards.   Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Adventure Racing, Running, Training Centre, Triathlon

Footprints in the sand

Jock Campbell gives an overview of the key components of being a good soft sand runner. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Nutrition, Training Centre

To caffeine or not to caffeine? That is the question!

With almost every sports nutrition brand providing caffeinated options, from gels to chews to beverages, Hanny Alston addresses the question – to caffeine or not to caffeine?  Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Bike, Training Centre, Triathlon

Bike time for business time

Whilst all disciplines of a triathlon are important, you could argue the bike leg is most critical to performance given it accounts for approximately 50% of the total time it takes to complete at triathlon. Here’s some perfect sets for busy athletes training for Sprint or Standard Distance triathlon as we head into this summer’s racing. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Training Centre, Triathlon

Para Athletes Take on Triathlon Coaching

WA Paratriathletes Nige Young and Justine Dawson have become the first Australian para athletes to commence their triathlon coaching journey at the recent Development Coaches Course held by Triathlon WA. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 24, 2019

Bike, Training Centre, Triathlon

Fitting in the second long ride

You work 40-plus hours per week and training for a long distance triathlon. How do you fit two long rides into an already packed schedule? Shane Smith reveals some top tips. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Nutrition, Training Centre, Wellness

Recipe: Easy Protein Energy Balls

Protein Balls are a simple, easy snack to keep on hand in the fridge for those times when you need instant fuel – and it also helps to keep your healthy eating regime on track during those times when you may be tempted to stray. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Mindset, News, Stories

Who has more influence than the influencer?

Phil Stoneman talks the role influencers play in the media and sponsorship mix in comparison to athlete endorsement. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Bike, Bike, Cycle, Domestic Racing, Mindset, News, Races & Places, Sport 3 Events and Tours, Sports Travel, Stories, Training Centre

Puka Up: More than just a ride

In 2016, 2866 people tragically lost their lives to suicide. The Puka Up Ride took 28 riders and ten support staff from Sydney to Melbourne. A 1433km journey – 2km for every life lost of the 2866. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Adventure Racing, Running, Training Centre

How To Obstacle Correctly

We have all seen the videos and photos of this fitness generation taking social media by storm highlighting the benefits of physical activity and healthy lifestyles, but are there benefits other than just physical? True Grit Co-Founder, Adam McNamee, explains the mental grit it takes to take on physical challenges such as obstacle course racing and discusses the benefits and comradery that comes with such exercise. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Mindset, Training Centre, Triathlon, Wellness

The Cliché Training Effect

“Less is More” is one of triathlons many cliché training philosophies can be literally be interpreted as “the smaller amount of training, results in greater quantity” Although, do we as athletes take time to truly understand the application of this phrase or have coaches and athletes worldwide created it as a trending hashtag rather than a well applied process? Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Bike, Running, Swim, Training Centre, Triathlon

What is the best way to improve my transitions and ability to run off the bike?

Often, a classic ‘newbie’ triathlete will spend so much time focussing on getting the required swim, bike and run training completed for their new sport, that transition practice is an afterthought in their preparation. When race day comes, the ensuring chaos and lack of practice can lead to many mistakes! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Swim, Swim, Training Centre

Eliminating the Crossover

There are many different styles of freestyle, but one thing that’s common among fast swimmers is they don’t crossover. A ‘crossover’ is when the hand reaches across the head after entering the water. At our freestyle clinics this is the most common error we see among triathletes with typically more than half the athletes having some sort of crossover in their stroke. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Run, Run, Running, Training Centre

What is the best running technique?

In a world where we strive to be the very best we can, we can be fooled into believing that one particular way is the ‘the best’; because what works for one person works everyone else, right? Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Adventure Racing, Adventure Racing, Adventure Racing, Endurance, Races & Places, Run / Trail Run, Sports Travel, Swim

Gadsdon and Baker make it two in a row at Augusta Adventure Fest

Hardy Inlet sparkled as almost 800 paddlers hit the water for the 12thAct-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Race this morning in Augusta, with 57kms of off-road adventure up ahead through the wilds of south-west Western Australia. 15-20 knot southeast windsfor the premier race of the weekend meant tricky conditions for the ocean paddling and swim legs, as well as the technical coastal running and mountain biking, but the racing was fast and close at the front. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Accessories, Apparel, Mindset, News, Run, Run, Run / Trail Run, Running, Running Shoes, Shoes

7 running tips for new triathletes

7 Top running tips from triathlon coach Matt Dymond, designed to assist new triathletes. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 22, 2019