Tag Archives: triathlon training

Diary of a Novice Triathlete – Day Four

Apparently, as far as M&S is concerned, the finest ingredients include Dried Potatoes, E450 and Emulsifier: E471, and Anti-Caking Agent Calcium Phosphate, E551. Perhaps when they say finest they actually mean the most finely ground – which I would at least applaud of brazen duplicity.

Group Training……

A group of like-minded athletes will provide you with a supportive, competitive, fun and motivating environment which will make you want to keep turning up whatever the conditions are like outside.

Majorca Ironman 70.3 – Race Report

We were picked up at 06:30am from the Hotel by RG Active Majorca based friend Harry picked us up to take us to Alcudia where the race was taking place. The day was looking good, the weather was calm and still and there was not a ripple on the water as we drove from Pollensa to Alcudia along the coast road.

1st Race of the Season for the ‘Arrows’

The emphasis is on ‘FUN’ but that doesn’t mean we aren’t competitive and this weekend saw a number of our athletes compete at the Tri Sport Epping Aquathlon event.

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:

RG Active Race Team RESULTS and the Tour de France 2010

I wanted to write this Blog entry today after an amazing weekend with numerous members of the RG Active Race Team achieving such great things over the last weekend, RG Active are extremely happy to be associated with the Race Team and all of it’s athletes and are very pleased to share everyone’s achievements with you all reading this Blog… as well as some Tour de France bits?

Christmas is coming and so is the cold weather!

I hope everyone is in the Christmas spirit and has got all of their presents purchased, or at least their shopping list ready for the last minute rush to the shops on Christmas Eve?

RG Active Success – Everyone’s Racing and qualifying and most importantly ENJOYING Triathlon!

Hello everyone, I have been really busy with different things and with the season in full swing and the London triathlon almost upon us, we are running swim sessions, brick sessions and doing lot sof 1-2-1 coaching to hopefully help you achieve your goals before the end of 2009. I am sat in front of […]

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 […]

Majorca Training Camp and Pole Position!

Hello everyone, I am just chilling out after a few days of resting from the RG Active Training Camp in Majorca. The Camp was a MASSIVE success and Dermott comes home this Sunday after he took over from myself when I returned on Wednesday. I am not sure if any of you have seen the […]