Category training

Race Report: IMNZ Taupo 2017

Hi everyone! It’s been a while. I’m going to start by saying this; Ironman Taupo is a bucket list race. If the full distance race sounds daunting, there’s always the less macho option of doing the 70.3. It’s a beautiful town, awesome landscape, good food, hip cafes, friendly people with the much-lauded Kiwi hospitality and […]

2016 ZIPP 808 NSW Carbon Clincher review

With 2016 well into the second quarter, we’ve saw quite a few official product launches over the months that’s made available for those with some money lying around the house. One company on particular was on a roll of late and it’s none other than SRAM. I’ve done a review on the 1×11 system at […]

Training Log – ian

Watching the SEA Games selection yesterday where our local elites were battling out for 4 coveted slots was a nail biting experience. Pumped up from yesterday’s race (though i was just a spectator at the sides), I’ve sat myself down for a good 30minutes to pen down this post. No one asks me about my […]

2014 ADIDAS Supernova Glide 6 Boost Long-term Review

  First, pardon me with the picture for not using the original laces because as ‘hard-core’┬átriathletes, that’s always the first thing to go whenever we lay our hands on new kicks for the occasional brick session. And now, about the shoe… Before I got these pair of Boosts, I was on the Adizero Tempo 5 […]

We’ve got monsters in the house – ian

Watching the guys clocking in some monster mileage these past few weeks; really excited to watch them race in the upcoming Ironman Frankfurt on 6th July. Arthur clocked a crazy 32hr training week; looks like you’re on track for your goal. His training log is here if you want to see how he’s been progressing. […]

Training article: Heart Rate Training: Is It Right for You? By Jennifer Van Allen

Too good an article not to post. Here is one of the many articles on Heart Rate based training, though the percentages that define the zones are somewhat different from what I have (my zone 2 is 60-67% according to garmin.connect site). This articles tells you how to calculate the training zones and roughly how […]

Secret Tip Legs – Swimming

These series of videos from The Race Club were really helpful in improving my kick, somehow watching people doing it right will have an effect when you go out and try it at the pool yourself. If you have the opportunity, try to get a friend to help video your swimming, it’ll help loads. Propulsion […]