Posts by Coach Skye

20 minute whole body kettlebell workout

Kettlebells are the bomb for strength workouts We’ve talked about the importance of strength and conditioning training for triathletes. Agree, it’s hard to get this extra session into a jam packed triathlon training schedule, but a short, explosive 20 minute workout such as this, IS possible using kettlebells. Kettlebells are best known for their calling-card…

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Top 20 points to race Noosa Triathlon

Noosa is fast approaching The annual Noosa Triathlon Festival will be knocking on your door before you know it. If you have not all ready started training, a reminder that 13 August 2017 marks 12 weeks out from race day. With a smart training program and consistent training you are setting yourself up for a solid…

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Noosa Triathlon Festival and 10 things to see and do

Noosa Multi Sport Festival schedule The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival is a five day hallmark event (1 to 5 November), based in Noosa on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland and includes a stacked line-up of events for all ages and abilities. The schedule includes a Breakfast Fun Run and a Run-Swim-Run event. Super Saturday is…

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How to increase your pain tolerance

Become comfortable with the uncomfortable As a triathlete, you’re going to encounter pain. You are also expected to tolerate and manage that pain. Even embrace it. The experience of pain is a complex combination of physiological and psychological factors. It is both a sensory an emotional experience that some of us deal with better than…

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What you need to know to race Noosa Triathlon

About Noosa triathlon course Noosa Triathlon…..is a special course accompanied with great atmosphere, beautiful weather and scenery. It’s no wonder the event is the worlds largest with athletes and fans flocking to the sunshine coast to be apart of the 5 day festival. The course itself includes the swim off beautiful and calm Noosa Main…

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A winning dish sure to become a triathletes favourite

Taste of Italy It’s the depth of flavour that makes this mouth watering pasta dish a comforting meal after any hard session. The ‘new age twist’ on traditional bolognese makes this a winning dish. Deliciously rich and high in protein and carbohydrates it’s a classic the entire family will love. Served on a Sunday afternoon…

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Run your best half marathon with these hot tips

5 top tips to run your best half marathon The half marathon distance is no easy feat. To ensure success on race day, you’ll want to get your training plan into action at least 12 weeks out. Your training plan will guide you, but here are some hot tips to running your way to your…

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Fiji International Triathlon Festival

Bula – Welcome home When you taxi the runway at Nadi the first thing you hear is “Welcome Home.” Very fitting for how you’re made to feel when in Fiji. The 5th anniversary of the Fiji International Triathlon Festival saw another brilliantly executed event. Fiji offers the opportunity to race and relax in the much loved…

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Five reasons why you must not miss Forster Triathlon Festival

Why you shouldn’t miss Forster Ultimate Triathlon Here are five reasons why Forster Triathlon should be on your radar this October. # 1 The Forster Ultimate Triathlon scheduled for 8 October 2017 is the perfect lead race for 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship, Western Sydney or Busselton Ironman or 70.3. Get in some solid race practice…

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Beginners guide to using clipless cycling pedals

How to use clipless cycling pedals For beginners, the idea of locking your feet into the pedals of a bike seems daunting, but it has a number of advantages and is for good reason that almost all triathletes use clipless pedals. Clipless pedals will improve your speed, efficiency, comfort, cadence and smooth out your pedal…

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