Training Articles

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...

Q: For someone who can only train 10hrs/wk (betw 8-12) for a 70.3, with no particular strength/weakness - all swim bike run are equally average, how would you allocate the training hours and at what intensity? Typical age groupers that need to balance work, family and...

We like to mix it up at MetaSport - With 10 coached sessions a week - we've covered all bases to develop the key aspects of your endurance game - Strength/ Threshold and Endurance. Between the roster of professional coaches conducting awesome sessions and the...

10 Marathon Tips - Shem Leong 1. Taper- A well structured taper is essential to run a good one on race day. It gives your legs a chance to fully rest and “soak up” the many kilometres that have been put into them in training. It is NOT...

See the rest of this weeks's newsletter  here Consistency and Repetition are the big secrets to all the top triathletes out there. If you were looking for a magic formula or a short cut to success I’m afraid to tell you there is none. But that’s what I...

Swimming with an ankle band is tough. But it is good for you. Here's why 1) Increased awareness of body position - When you start swimming with an band you will find your bum and legs trawling through the water. It feels TERRIBLE and INEFFICIENT and a...

TRAIN EVERYDAY AND TWICE ON SOME DAYS Shem Leong – MetaSport Coach – Singapore Many top age groupers train twice a day as this is a logical and practical way to increase their training load while still putting in a full day in the office. Adding double...

I hope your training has been going smoothly and you’re not planning on riding too hard or running too long weekend. It’s been a real treat for me to watch you all get stuck into training the last couple of months and enjoying the process of...

When you’re beating up and down Farrer Park pool, mashing along Changi Coast Road or bashing around the NUS track, it’s tempting to ask yourself:  a) ‘why am I doing this session?’ or b) ‘is it doing me any good?’ So in this series of articles,...

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