Post-Mortem: My First Year

Whether one fails or succeeds is irrelevant; all that matters is that there was motion in your life. That alone affects who you are and where you sit on the journey.

A, B, C Race. What does a coach mean?

This is a useful way for a coach and an athlete to break events up into different categories depending on their importance. This helps with planning your season.

S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goal Setting

Break your goal (target) down into achievable chunks. From here ensure that each of these fits the S.M.A.R.T.E.R. treatment.

Finding your Max?

Finding your Maximum: Using VO2 Max in Training Saturday, March 14, 2015 | By Chris Baddick Competitive sport is all about pushing yourself to find your maximum, both in racing and training. Often, the first step in any new coach­-athlete relationship is determining fitness potential. This requires a benchmark, or scale on which to place…

Sugar Part: 2

The Effects of Taking Sugar Out of Your Diet: Part 2   As you may recall, we published a post earlier in the year about eliminating added sugar from our diets for 90 days. That post was written 1into the experiment and largely focused on the question of whether eliminating sugar as a dietary change could result in improved…

Mentality

Cultivating mental fitness ensures that an athlete’s physical fitness can be fully expressed today, and it also promotes long-term progression and fulfillment tomorrow.

Addaero Solo-Train Better

  Addaero Story The idea started in 2005 with a frustrated athlete and a coach with a simple idea. Addaero has evolved into something better and it is getting bigger. While maintaining the simplicity that our users desire, Addaero continues to add features and functionality that provide an invaluable tool for coaches and athletes. Today,…

Cool-down

More on Recovery: Should you do a cool- down? Sure, why not? “Make sure you do your cooldown,” we’ve all been told by a coach after a hard workout. And your coach is right, but not for the reasons you would think. It’s thought that the cooldown, or the extra minutes of light exercise after…

Cycling

Developing solid bike-handling skills and superior cycling technique enables triathletes to complete their bike legs faster, more comfortably, and with lower energy consumption!

Stop your Legs from Sinking

Ideal for swimmers and triathletes, as great staring points to concentrate on….. efficiency, not muscles. So, all I have to think about when swimming is, (they say) Don’t lift your head Don’t press down with your hands on the water Bend your wrists, point  fingers to the bottom of the pool Clench butt cheeks in…

Running

Pacing is a crucial component to our training programs. Research indicates that training intensity is the most important factor for improving the physiological processes that determine running performance.

Turmeric-Possible benefits

Turmeric Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavour and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives ballpark mustard its bright yellow color. Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has…