Training Articles

First up - Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a French citizen, living in Asia for 5 years now, married with my beautiful wife, Caroline and we are blessed to have 3 lovely children,  Noemie 8, Anthonin 6 and Mathilde 2. They...

“The Method” refers to our training philosophy that comprises of at least one training session per day. We mix up Strength, Heart Rate, Tolerance, Neuromuscular and Endurance sessions to create hormonally balanced training programmes. When executed properly, The Method results in significant and sustainable gains in...

by Elvia Suryadi It's a known fact that high temperature and humidity affects endurance performance negatively. Some athletes may be affected more than others. What are the strategies that can be implemented to minimize the negative impacts of racing in the heat? In this article I am...

Refuel, Rehydrate, Repair - for Female Athletes by Elvia Suryadi Your training does not end when you finish your workout. Adequate recovery is essential for muscle repair and adaptation. Here are some recovery components that every physically active woman needs.REFUELIn general, the nutrients required by woman athletes...

Bike Strength for New Triathletes by Shem Leong Bike strength is one of the most overlooked areas in a new triathlete’s training programme. Everyone is afraid of the rough swim start and lack the confidence to make it around the open water course so they get worried...

See the rest of this weeks's newsletter  here En Route to the Swim/ Bike/ Run… by Shem Leong When does your training session actually start? Do you only mentally switch on as soon as you take that 1st stride/ pedal stroke/ swim pull of your ‘main set’? To improve...

You work hard in the pool 2 - 3 times a week. You buy all the latest swim toys, take stroke correction classes and analyse YouTube swim technique videos all for the sake of faster swim split. But many age groupers have not wised up...

Q. Can you suggest what & when we should be eating pre/post training sessions? Especially as many sessions are over dinner time. Good question. Many athletes with regular (long) office hours find themselves in this situation and we do our best advise them. Pre – Training 1)...

-          Consistency is key! Triathlon is an endurance sport and an endurance base gets build over time. Putting in the hours consistently over months, years, decades is what it takes to build a solid endurance base. -          Train your weakest discipline! It’s often a vicious circle; Athletes don’t...

Q. How to approach an half marathon 3weeks before a 70.3? I would like to use it as a training. Good question. At this point in your preparation, your long bike and runs should already be race- specific, meaning each time you head out for one...