Your Race Week Guide to a Sprint/Olympic Distance Triathlon

Your Race Week Guide to a Sprint/Olympic Distance Triathlon

Preparing for your first (or even your 2nd or 3rd) Sprint or Olympic distance triathlon can be a daunting prospect.  Once you have the training stuff well underway, it is amazing how quickly race week sneaks up on you!!  Even the most experienced triathletes can be caught out and then there is a mad panic to get yourself organised in time.  Don’t let this be you!  Be smart, be organised, know what to expect and plan out your race week.

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Racing in the Heat

Racing in the Heat

Signing up for race that will have warm holiday-like conditions can be very exciting, especially if it means leaving Melbourne winter (or similar) for a tropical race destination But as the race approaches you start to think… “hmmm how am I going to handle the heat when I have been training in the cold?” 

Here are 5 top tips for racing in the heat, especially for those of us coming from cooler climates.

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7 questions to ask yourself before you sign up for a Half or Full Ironman

7 questions to ask yourself before you sign up for a Half or Full Ironman

I thought I needed to share my thoughts with you as I have had quite a number of my athletes who have done 1-5 sprint triathlons, if they can do a Half Ironman. This is fantastic that so many are so keen, but also a little alarming from a coaching point of view. Read WHY I don't let any of my athletes compete in a Half or Full in their first years of triathlon. 

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