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Triathlon Training Recovery: Try These 5 Essentials

We’re proud to have the Davey Black Fitness brand synonymous with Melbourne triathlons, so we speak with some authority when we say there’s few athletic pursuits one can undertake that’s quite like a triathlon. A triathlon is not just a test of a person’s physical ability and fitness, but of their willpower and mental stamina. […]

Training For a Triathlon: 5 Things You Need to Know

As one of the premier providers of triathlon coaching Melbourne, we’ve seen our fair share of newcomers throw their hat into the triathlon ring for the very first time and we’ve picked up on the mistakes newbies tend to make when taking on their first competition. The best thing you can do to ensure your […]

What is the Melbourne Triathlon League?

The Melbourne Triathlon League was established in 2018 to provide a free training option for any local triathletes. The only caveat is that you have to be a registered member with Triathlon Victoria or visiting athletes must be registered with any of the other Triathlon Australia state bodies. The idea of the Melbourne Triathlon League […]

Updating Training Peaks Zones

At Davey Black Triathlon we use the online training platform ‘Training Peaks‘ to deliver and monitor training to each athlete. Our methodology is to do regular Lactic Acid Threshold tests to track your fitness improvements throughout the season. These tests are very simple and they are a great workout in themselves. They also allow each […]

Is Davey Black the Best Triathlon Training Club in Melbourne?

The Davey Black Triathlon Club is the most unique triathlon club in Melbourne, the Sunshine Coast, Ireland and they also provide online training program options if you are located anywhere else in the world. What sets Davey Black Triathlon apart as the greatest triathlon training club in Melbourne is our ability to offer every Melbourne […]

Lausanne World Championships 2019 Course Guide

The Lausanne Triathlon World Championships course is challenging to say the least. With a hilly and technical bike leg, and some stairs, hills and multiple turns and u-turns on the run course, it is going to be a course for choosing when to go and when to back off and reserve your energy. The average […]

26th May, Ironman Cork, Ireland bike course recon

Padraig Purcell from Davey Black Triathlon coaching in Ireland is taking an Ironman Cork bike course recon on Sunday 26th May. Ironman have made a few changes to the bike route driven by the need to reduce traffic on sections of route. This final draft of the course is much faster and safer overall, and […]

Five ways to get started on your Fitness Journey

So you’ve been essentially sitting for the last few weeks. Probably feeling unmotivated to get up and out of the house. You’ve decided you are ready to try (again maybe) to get fit and healthy and up to feeling like your best self. It’s tricky to figure out what method is right for you, especially […]

9 Benefits of Training for a Triathlon

It’s no wonder that, in the world of triathlons, a number of professional athletes from other sports turn towards the triple-event endurance sport. Due to the nature of this mammoth race, across land and sea, people of all athletic levels find many benefits from undertaking the training – and eventual racing – for a triathlon. […]

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