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Kiwis Braden Currie and Hannah Wells triumph at Challenge Wanaka

New Zealand’s top triathlete Braden Currie crushed his international competition in the run today to win the Challenge Wanaka centrepiece event the Half distance race in four hours flat. Read more

Clock Posted Feb 18, 2019

News, Races & Places, Adventure Racing

Allan and Maier win closest fought Kathmandu Coast to Coast in history

Dougal Allan and Simone Maier won the closest fought men's and women's Kathmandu Coast to Coast World Championship one day race in the events 37 year history. Read the full race report here. Read more

Clock Posted Feb 11, 2019

News, Races & Places, Sports Travel, Triathlon, Triathlon

Tri Travel Expand into India

Qualify for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand, with 30 slots available at brand new Ironman race in India. Read more

Clock Posted Feb 8, 2019

News, Races & Places, Adventure Racing

Kathmandu Coast to Coast 20 years in the making for blind Wellington man

Competing in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast has been over 20 years in the making for blind Wellington athlete Dave Piper. Read more

Clock Posted Feb 1, 2019

Races & Places, Stories, Adventure Racing

Australians in the hunt at Kathmandu Coast to Coast

Australians Alex Hunt and James Pretto are leading the charge to be the first foreign multi-sport athletes to win the Kathmandu Coast to Coast longest day world Championship men’s event in 26 years. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Gear Guru, Shoes

FLIP FLOPS YOUR FEET WILL LOVE!

If you value what your feet do for you out on the track/road/bike/field/gym, take care of them this summer with a plush pair of pluggers! Dr Kate Gazzard recommends some pairs to keep your feet happy! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

News, Training Centre, Nutrition

BLACKCURRANTS - MAKING RESEARCH HEADLINES FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES

Blackcurrants are not a commonly recognised fruit, they are rarely seen in your local supermarket and wouldn’t be the fruit that catches your eye next to those better-known blueberries. However, research into this little-known fruit is showing that they offer a cross-section of potent performance and muscle recovery gains for active people, in particular: Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Races & Places, Run / Trail Run, Training Centre, Run / Trail Running

Training for mountains without hills

Hanny Alston provides us with some suggestions to combat the challenge of training for hills, without hills! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Gear Guru, Running Shoes, Swim, Triathlon, Accessories, Activewear, Apparel

Three key reasons choosing the right apparel matters

Not only in business do you need to dress for success, the same can be said for sport. The clothing and apparel you choose can influence your performance. We spend a lot of time training and racing, so why not get the most out of that time? Here are three reasons why choosing the right apparel makes a difference: Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Triathlon, Run / Trail Running

THE ART OF RUNNING

In this article we explore the science behind running propulsion and discuss some amazing research recently released on flat, uphill and downhill running.  During the article Hanny Alston also highlights some important running technique tips that might help to make you faster and more efficient. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Swim, Training Centre

SWIMMING TO SUCCESS

Dougal Allan reflects and provides an insight into six of the most important ingredients from the process he has experienced in his pursuit of better swimming. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Swim, Training Centre, Triathlon, Mindset

Overcoming Swimming Anxiety

If you experience anxiety when swimming you are not alone, it’s not uncommon for competitive swimmers and triathletes alike to experience swimming related anxiety. Fortunately, there are some strategies to help reduce and eliminate it. Here are some tips to reduce swimming anxiety. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Triathlon, Run / Trail Running

RUN READY

It is race season, and once again we’ve tapped into the mind of Dan Atkins, Head Coach at Triathlon Australia’s National Performance Centre on the Gold Coast, but this issue it’s for a couple of cracking run sets you might employ as you hone in on race day. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Stories

PARTNERS IN PAIN

Have you been in a triathlon and seen two triathletes ‘tethered’ together during the swim and the run leg or have you seen triathletes on a tandem bike? Paul McGlynn gives us a touching insight into being a visually impaired triathlete guide. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Training Centre, Triathlon

ONE OUT OF THE BOX

It takes a special personality to put one set of dreams aside when they have hung so tantalisingly close, and focus on new goals; it takes one out of the box. When an opportunity came along for Drew Box to turn his passion for coaching from a side-line act into a full-blown passion, Box seized the opportunity. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News

CREATING EXTRAORDINARY

'Creating Extraordinary’; one of its own mantras, an ideal Hamilton Island strives to achieve in its service throughout its resort, its restaurants and activities. It also extends to its Endurance Series; its portfolio of boutique sporting events held in the idyllic Whitsundays. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Races & Places, Run / Trail Run, Swim

GOING LONG - A GENETIC DISPOSITION

If we truly are a product of our environment, that would go a long way to explaining the preference of father and son duo Ian and Steve Cornelius who respectively run trail and ocean swim events on the Gold Coast; both of which lean toward the LONG end of the scale! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Wellness, Mindset

‘FREE DOG’ TIME

'Free Dog' time doesn't mean sitting on the couch all day eating ice-cream and watching Netflix (though it jolly well can!). It just means taking a day each week or fortnight to listen to your body and do what you WANT to do. Unstructured.  Spontaneous. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Triathlon, Bike

GET STRONG, GO FASTER

Building your cycling strength for training and racing in the hills is one of the most beneficial things you can do to improve your cycling. Michelle Hemley explains why. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Stories, Training Centre, Run / Trail Running

What kind of parkrunner are you?

Within the world of parkrun, there are many different types of parkrunners. From the millions of people who turn up at a parkrun around Australia, you are bound to spot one of the following types of parkrunners. But, the big question is, what kind of parkrunner are you? Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Races & Places, Run, Run / Trail Run, Sports Travel, Run / Trail Run

Discover trails in Paradise

To run where few people tread, to immerse yourself in nature both on land and underneath the water, to visit one of the world’s great natural wonders and throw in a race to boot. There’s plenty to like about the recently launched Whitsundays Tropical Trail Run Tour. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Stories, Training Centre, Wellness, Recovery

FIND TIME FOR PILATES

The benefits of Physio based pilates being integrated into your regular routine. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Swim, Training Centre

Set to race: Swim Sessions

It’s getting close to race week, you’re in mini-taper mode but don’t want to switch off altogether. A quality swim set is perfect as it’s going to get the heart rate cracking, the race skills up to scratch but no impact means you can stay on track for a great race. Here’s what Dan Atkins, Head Coach at Triathlon Australia’s National Performance Centre on the Gold Coast, would put you through. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Wellness, Mindset

STRESS & 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