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Running, Training Centre, Triathlon

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 London - 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

Mindset, Training Centre, Wellness

'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

Bike, Training Centre, Triathlon

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, Running, Stories, Training Centre

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, Run / Trail Run, Sports Travel

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, Recovery, Stories, Training Centre, Wellness

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

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, Adventure Racing, News, Races & Places, Sports Travel, Stories

A Life Full of Adventure

Multisport Magazine caught up with Sam Clark. Sam completed a hat-trick of titles at The Kathmandu Coast 2 Coast in 2018 and is likely to be staying at the top of the sport for a while yet. You’ll see why in this interview. 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

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

The Final Fling

What do you do when it dawns on you that continuing a life that allowed you to chase the endless summer of triathlon may no longer be possible? You go out with a bang! Here’s Mark’s account of his ‘final fling’ at long course racing; three epic events across three countries, in three consecutive weekends. 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

Bikes, Cycle, Gear Guru, Tech, Triathlon

The Art and Science of the Bike Fit

What is bike fitting, and why is it so important? Essentially to “fit a bike” involves matching a person’s equipment to their own personal capabilities with the goal of improving performance, comfort, efficiency and reducing injury rates. As a physiotherapist, my goal is to create the perfect symphony between a clinical, biomechanical and aerodynamic approach. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Adventure Racing, Races & Places, Sports Travel

The Allure of the West

Endurance Coach Dougal Allan explains to us what makes the Augusta Adventure Race so special and gives us tips to make the most of our experience in WA! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Races & Places, Triathlon

Challenge yourself in ‘Shep’

Challenge Shepparton is renowned as one of Australia’s most unique and athlete-friendly half distance courses on the national calendar and here’s five good reasons why you should tick that box too and enter Challenge Shepparton. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Races & Places, Triathlon, Triathlon

Southern star – 2XU Tri Series is back for Summer

Summer is coming and so is the 2018/19 2XU Tri Series. A star in the busy sporting landscape of Victoria, the series has launched countless budding triathletes into the sport, hosted and supported its stars and created an ongoing legacy of fun, fitness and friendship. 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

Accessories, News, Races & Places, Run, Run / Trail Run, Stories

Brimelow wins Wild Earth Coastal High 50

Wild Earth caught up with Tom Brimelow, the recently crowned Wild Earth Coastal High 50 2016 Champion. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 24, 2019

News, Races & Places, Run / Trail Run

Run Dirty

Lots of heaven, a little bit of hell, and only about half the distance of a marathon. In the Pace UTA22, the Blue Mountains finally boasts a trail running race that's accessible to novices but also attracts the elite to this spectacular sporting landscape. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 24, 2019