We like to keep things simple. While others espouse heart rate and…

Coaching Athleets

A little bit about how we coach our athletes and our philosophy We like to keep things simple. While others espouse heart rate and power zones we find that these area cause of confusion, distraction and worry. Instead we prefer the following perceived exertion levels.Easy (<60%), Moderate (<60-75%), Medium (<75-85%), Mad (85-95%)*Note that we never […]

You don’t have to be the horse to be the Jockey

You don’t have to be the horse to be the jockey. One of my coaching heroes is Arrigo Sachi – the great Italian manager of AC Milan during their dominant spell in the late 80’s and early 90s. Sachi had never been a professional footballer. Instead, he had been a shoe salesman and worked his […]

Why I love the Turbo

coach coaching turbo

When I talk to people about triathlon and in particular cycling almost everyone says……..” oh I hate the turbo I’m not doing that I like riding outside in the countryside” Well, that’s fine in its place but for many time compromised triathletes ( after all we train for 3 sports, not 1) the turbo trainer […]

TRIATHLON IS ONE SPORT

I say this to everyone that I coach and I am always met with looks of disbelief Why do I passionately believe this is true when all the magazines and so called experts espouse a ‘smooth stroke’ when swimming, high cadence when cycling and landing on your toes when running. It must be right they […]