POST SEASON training, HEALTH, fitness and RECOVERY for your best 2022 triathlon season

What to do in the post season or some call off season. No such thing as off season for triathlon

NUTRITION DILEMMA – SO WHAT DO WE DO?

“One person’s meat is another’s poison”, Titus Lucretius Carus coined this expression in the first century BC, “quod ali cibus est aliis fuat acre venenum” (what is food for one man may be bitter poison to others). This is surely ancient wisdom that seems to fit the current dilemma, which could be called the “DietaryContinue reading “NUTRITION DILEMMA – SO WHAT DO WE DO?”

MNF & DRG (Micro Focus Nutrition)

If we know the micro-nutrient RDAs and know the micro-nutrient content of virtually all foods and drinks then maybe we can focus on these essentials instead of going all macro each time we eat, what do you think? What does this do for us though, if nothing then why bother working it all out, but ifContinue reading “MNF & DRG (Micro Focus Nutrition)”

Champions in the making

How do champions become champions at any level they chose or can get to? Is it basic genetics or can we coaches take anyone and help them achieve their very best and become champions? I certainly believe that with the right coaching guidance and support anyone can improve and make it as far as theyContinue reading “Champions in the making”

What gives out first in IRONMAN

After years of studying and coaching IRONMAN athletes a common fatigue theme is clear and it is called many things by different people and this plague and nuisance manifests itself as a shorter stride length. So what you say, well so what indeed, but who wants a shorter stride or even a stride that graduallyContinue reading “What gives out first in IRONMAN”

DAIONMAN – To shave or not to shave?

So we should start as always with a hypothesis:  finishing the @IRONMAN within the cutoff time.  It is achievable for anyone with the right approach, but to be successful (defined as perhaps podium in AG), a more determined and thorough approach is needed. So how did I get to shave one leg? Well let’s takeContinue reading “DAIONMAN – To shave or not to shave?”

EXCELLENCE IS INSIDE YOU… GOALS!

Goal setting: How do you set a goal and what are the criteria for goals? Should they be “reach for the sky” and maybe you make it or fall short, or should they be less ambitious and maybe less exciting? One thing’s for sure if YOUR GOAL is not clearly understood by you then youContinue reading “EXCELLENCE IS INSIDE YOU… GOALS!”

Overtraining – what’s the deal here?

Training for distance, stamina and endurance means eating enough while eating the right foods AND drinking right as well. But…. what does this mean translated into real advice and then real meals made from real food. And what about salt eh, how can we make sure to get enough salts (sodium mostly, magnesium, potassium, chloride)?Continue reading “Overtraining – what’s the deal here?”