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Triathlon Coach on Nutrition for Endurance

Nutrition plays a crucial role in endurance events, such as marathons, triathlons, and long-distance cycling races. These events require significant amounts of energy, and proper nutrition is essential to maintain high levels of performance and prevent fatigue, injury, and other health issues. Endurance athletes require a balanced diet that includes sufficient amounts of carbohydrates, protein, […]

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Triathlon Coach on Running Efficiency

Running efficiently for endurance athletes means using the least amount of energy possible to cover a given distance. This is most important for endurance runners because it allows them to conserve energy and maintain a steady pace for longer periods of time, ultimately improving their performance and endurance over the completed distance. To run efficiently, […]

Triathlon Coach on Preparing Mentally for a Race

Preparing for a race is more than just physical training. It is also important to prepare mentally to ensure that you are in the right mindset for the competition. Here are some tips on how to prepare mentally for your next race. Firstly, it is important to set goals for the race. This means having […]

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Triathlon Coach on Uniforms

Uniforms play a significant role in club or team sports, and are often considered an essential element of team identity. Uniforms are more than just a collection of clothes worn by the players, they serve several important functions that contribute to the success of the team. First and foremost, uniforms provide a sense of unity […]

Triathlon Coach on Packing a Bike for Travel

There is nothing better than going to a destination race to collect points for World Championship qualifications, or to simply enjoy the experience and have a little getaway. You may even want to join the Davey Black Melbourne Triathlon Club and Des Gooda Coaching athletes over in the Tweed Coast for the annual training camp […]

Triathlon Coach on Buying a Triathlon Bike

Choosing a triathlon bike can be a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the sport. There are many different brands, models, and styles to choose from, and it’s important to find a bike that fits your needs, budget and body dimensions. Head Coach Steve Davis from Davey Black Triathlon Club in Melbourne offers us […]

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Triathlon Coach on a Beginners Equipment List

Triathlon is a multi-sport event that involves swimming, cycling, and running in succession. Participating in a triathlon can be a challenging and rewarding experience, but it also requires the right equipment in order to be done safely and effectively. If we take the equipment list in order of the 3 events in the race, then […]

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Triathlon Coach on Changing a Flat Tyre

Changing a bike tyre is a useful skill to have. If you are out on the road, or in a race, knowing how to change a flat will save you a lot of time and stress. Once you have had a go once or twice, you will realise that it’s not as difficult as it […]

Triathlon Coach on Fundraising for HHT

My name is Lauren Jones. I’m an ICU nurse, a mum of 2 beautiful kids and a keen surfer. I moved down to the coast from Melbourne over 12 years ago for the amazing lifestyle that it has to offer. It was a wonderful life, and still is, but last year I found out that […]

Triathlon Coach on Open Water Swimming

Open water swimming is a very different experience than pool swimming. It can take place in any natural bodies of water, such as oceans, lakes, and rivers, rather than in a pool. It can be a thrilling and challenging experience, but it also requires a set of specific skills to be done safely and effectively. […]