Block 1 – October & November

Key notes for training plan block 1 October & November Some people still have races left, the plan will be loaded, do not rush back into training, take a few…

Adjusting your week

Just a quick post to give examples of how you can adjust your week to fit all sessions and maintain your energy levels and motivation! Bike at the moment has…

Taper for B & C events

You will complete a full taper for your main race of the season, but for B & C races, you should only complete a mini taper. Often the subject of…

18 Weeks to summer… a recap

We’re now in the critical phase and whilst you’ve had no swimming, remember that everyone else is in the same boat, so you’re not going to be disadvantaged in competition…

Putting the run plan together

I recently posted an article in the training pool about ‘Speed Reserve’ and we had a discussion on Facebook about self analysing your run strengths and weaknesses. As we start…

Swim Band Workouts

Keep it simple. Do 3-4 workouts per week, 2 of them should be max and 2 should he hard. See examples below and post on Facebook group if you have…

Anaerobic Speed Reserve (ASR)

The Anaerobic Speed Reserve (ASR) has been used for many years in sports science and endurance coaching, specifically for running. As usual, it tends to be over-complicated and over-scientific, but…