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Behind the Scenes on Race Day

When thinking about the sport of triathlon, we tend to automatically think about the athletes and their dedication to push the limits of their abilities. The athletes are the centre of attention, and the ones that make the race a spectacle. They train hard through the days, weeks, months and years until they become the […]

The Law of Averages

Have you ever heard the saying “You are the average of the 5 closest people to you”? Well, it turns out that this saying is very accurate. This term was coined around the idea of the law of averages, a commonly held belief that a particular result will occur as often as its historical probability. […]

Push Yourself to be Your Best in 2022

With the start of a new year, we enter a period of reflection. A time to look back at what we did and what we want to do in 2022. It is no secret that the last two years has been exceptionally challenging and pushed our mental strength to the limit. What started as a short […]

Why Chasing PB’s can be harmful

Personal best times and distances are a very important part of the sport of triathlon. PB’s are often the reason some athletes seek out a triathlon coach Melbourne or Ireland based, or for online triathlon coaching. In disciplines like swimming, cycling and running, personal best records are subject to all sorts of external conditions. These […]

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The Toughest Race in The World

Humans are a very interesting species. Contrary to many other animals, humans are equipped with the capacity of continuous growth and ambition. There is no greater example of this than in sport. When we aim for, and complete a 5km run or Sprint Triathlon, we then aim for the 10km or Standard Distance. If we […]

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Race Day Preparation

When you have been waiting and training for many months for a big event, it is normal to feel all sorts of emotions during last days leading up to the event. Everyone feels a big race differently and the preparation for it brings all sorts of very personal emotions. The week leading up to the […]

Breaking Through the pain barrier

Breaking Through the Pain Barrier

If you have ever been in a competitive race, fun run, or even a training run, then undoubtedly, you have probably felt the urge to stop or relax. The big question on our mind, however, is what makes us keep going? What gioves us the motivation to push harder when all of our body is […]

Triathlon Race Day Tips

Triathlon Race Day Tips

The moment we have been waiting for so long through lockdown is finally here! After long time training hard, doing online S&C sessions, meeting in groups of 2, isolating and wind trainers, we are back doing what we love most. Triathlon racing! The objective of this blog is to give you a small welcome back […]

Age Is No Barrier

Age Is No Barrier

We have all been in a scenario when someone is telling a story about their amazing race, adventures to different parts of the world and their non-stop zest for life. Then someone will generally chime in with “I’d love to do that, but I’m just too old these days.” In todays blog, Coach and Mental […]

Calf Tightness in Triathletes

Calf Tightness in Triathletes

We are fast approaching the business end of the Melbourne Half Ironman Training Program. Now is a good time to take a look at how bringing new people into the sport of triathlon and pushing established athletes to improve, can lead to the age old issue of calf tightness. The ultimate goal is to develop […]