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News, Nutrition, Training Centre

BLACKCURRANTS - MAKING RESEARCH HEADLINES FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES

Blackcurrants are not a commonly recognised fruit, they are rarely seen in your local supermarket and wouldn’t be the fruit that catches your eye next to those better-known blueberries. However, research into this little-known fruit is showing that they offer a cross-section of potent performance and muscle recovery gains for active people, in particular: Read More

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Races & Places, Run / Trail Run, Run / Trail Running, Training Centre

Training for mountains without hills

Hanny Alston provides us with some suggestions to combat the challenge of training for hills, without hills! Read More

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Run / Trail Running, Training Centre, Triathlon

THE ART OF RUNNING

In this article we explore the science behind running propulsion and discuss some amazing research recently released on flat, uphill and downhill running.  During the article Hanny Alston also highlights some important running technique tips that might help to make you faster and more efficient. Read More

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Swim, Training Centre

SWIMMING TO SUCCESS

Dougal Allan reflects and provides an insight into six of the most important ingredients from the process he has experienced in his pursuit of better swimming. Read More

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Mindset, Swim, Training Centre, Triathlon

Overcoming Swimming Anxiety

If you experience anxiety when swimming you are not alone, it’s not uncommon for competitive swimmers and triathletes alike to experience swimming related anxiety. Fortunately, there are some strategies to help reduce and eliminate it. Here are some tips to reduce swimming anxiety. Read More

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Run / Trail 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, 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

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