Tag Archives: tri coaching

Post Race Recovery – How much time off should I have?

There are probably a number of opinions on this subject as I am sure different coaches have different thoughts and ways of structuring their athletes training and racing schedules. The following thoughts are my personal thoughts and the way that I approach rest and recovery after races.

John’s basic calculation for working out how much time off to have after a race:

3 weeks and counting……. until my first Ironman! urghhhh!

Hello Everyone, How is everyone finding this lovely weather? I hope you have all been making the most of the weather, we have had two Open Water Swimming sessions at Ham Lake in beautiful weather with bright blue skies, and this coming Tuesday 5th we begin back at Roydon Mill Lake! I hope everyone is […]

‘Bonking’ or ‘Hitting the Wall’ both not good!

Hello Everyone, I hope you all enjoyed the last article about the ‘Bolt round the Holt‘ and my first experience racing over the longer distance of a Half Marathon. Before I start writing I would like you to watch the You Tube clip below. This is a very famous clip from the 1997 Hawaii Ironman […]

Testimonials from Customers!

Hello Everyone, I just wanted to write a quick post with another Testimonial from a RG Active Customer. This Testimonial dates back to last summer when I held a training session/workshop for a handful of customers working on Transition training and getting the ‘Fourth discipline’ down to a fine art and saving those all important […]

All change for Me and a NEW Challenge!

Hello everyone,I have been a busy man over the last few weeks, I have a new job and a new challenge! I have gone full time as a Fitness Consultant and Triathlon Coach which is keeping me very busy. I have also taken on the role of ‘Fitness Consultant’ for Jenson Button and Honda F1 […]

Active Recovery, do you do it?

Good evening everyone, I have been sitting at home tonight after a long two weeks of quite heavy training and started thinking……. and thought I would share it with everyone. I am sure you all know that Recovery is as important, if not more important than the training that you do. Without recovery your training […]