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Melbourne Triathlon Training Club

What is the Melbourne Triathlon League?

The Melbourne Triathlon training club 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 […]

Updating Training Peaks Zones

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 […]

Strength & Conditioning Coach

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 […]

Triathlon World Championship 2019

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 […]

Ironman Cork

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 […]

Choosing The Right Action

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 […]

Triathlon Fitness Training

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. […]

Perfomance Training Camp

Performance Training Camp

BOOK NOW Triathlon Australia Performance Coaches Des Gooda (Des Gooda Coaching -Tweed Coast) and Steve Davis (Davey Black Triathlon – Melbourne & Ireland) have joined forces to put on a Performance Training Camp from the 3rd to 5th August 2018 on the Tweed Coast in NSW. The camp is open to all triathletes from any […]