It’s not about the race time, it’s about the finishing smile…

As we approach race season the working hours of a full-time triathlon coach become ever the more squeezed as athletes of all ages and abilities are keen to review their winter training, re-assess their racing goals, talk through their nutrition and hydration, racing strategies etcetera etcetera etcetera… Being a female coach in a male dominant […]

Race Report – Longhorn 10k

I was looking for an early season race to see how my winter had been. It has been the first time I have been coached, so it has been a good winter…apart from the injury, that stuffed things up a bit. We were making some good progress when I did an OCR in October…it was […]

Race Report – Steinberger See Halb Marathon‏

First race of the season, first race in Germany. Steinberger See is a lake (‘See’ means lake in German) 1hr from Nuernberg and this half marathon is a out and back course on a road side path connecting Steinberger See and Murner See which is conveniently 10.6kms apart. It’s a very local race with only […]

The last week at Absolute Tri

Having finished another long day of coaching yesterday (and what i mean by coaching is being in front of athletes helping them develop technically, physically and mentally I reflected back on the last week (actually 8 days) of my coaching. Having totted up that I have done around 24 hours of coaching in front of […]

Looking for a Coach

With so many new Triathlon Coaches cropping up it can be difficult to know which one to choose. Most of them seem to offer the same type of thing, on-line packages to cover all distances from Sprint to Ironman. At Absolute Tri one of the things we pride ourselves on and believe we are different […]

Junior / Family Training Camps

For a 3rd year in a row we are teaming up with our partners based in Morzine, 44South, to support us on our Junior / Family summer camps. Having looked after us for the past three years, with last year also including some Belgium Elite Junior and U23 athletes, 44South are more than used to feeding […]

Long Distance Training Camp

Absolute Tri have once again teamed up with 44South to provide a number of Triathlon / Cycling / Family training camps for 2016. The first of these is our specifc Long Distance Training Camp (although not compulsory) for athletes doing a half or full Ironman in the summer. and is based in the beautiful town […]

A first season of coaching and racing with Absolute Tri

It’s always great at this time of year to not only get a race review but also a season review from our athletes. This athlete started with us last winter and with a few downs we ended up with much more highs in the season ‘Building on last year’s success was always going to be […]

Lessons Learnt – ‘Get a Coach’

Race Report – Ironman Wales, September 13th, 2015 Training had gone very well and bar a few minor injuries  – falling down a manhole, coming off my bike and slicing through my finger the night before the race – all was good. I had lost a lot of weight after becoming a WholeHealth convert and […]