Defining Success

In a World dominated by numbers, wins, losses, outcomes and at worst comparing ourselves to others, how should we define success?  Especially in endurance sport, where our finishing time is often used as the sole metric to define success. It’s a natural thing to set a time goal for a race we want to do.…

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Why we need to try something new

In conversations recently with different athletes about the cancellation of events, it’s been interesting to reflect on how people approach things outside of their control.  And the cancellation of events certainly falls into that category. In my previous blog I wrote about motivation  https://worldmultisport.com/2022/04/11/where-has-my-motivation-gone/.  I thought it prudent to follow up with something that is…

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Where has my motivation gone?

What do you do when the event you have been training for gets cancelled?  You have worked towards this event for the best part of 12 months and then for reasons outside of your control, it’s cancelled. This has been the scenario for everyone that was scheduled to do Ironman New Zealand recently.  COVID and…

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Confession Time

After my last blog post – The 10 commandments of endurance training https://worldmultisport.com/2021/10/21/the-10-commandments-of-endurance-training/ I thought it was time to make a confession! Earlier this week I wasn’t able to coach my squad sessions for a couple of days. I said I wasn’t feeling well. Physically I was fine, in fact I had a couple of…

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The 10 Commandments of Endurance Training

The 10 commandments in the Bible tells us what we should not do, such as though shall not steal. The same applies to endurance training. There are some things that we should avoid, a 10 commandments of endurance training. By following these 10 commandments of endurance training I can’t promise you’ll be cleansed of your…

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World Mental Health Day

October 10th was World Mental Health Day.  With incidences of depression, suicide and mental illness on the increase I believe it is important that we do all we can to remove the stigma around mental illness and share personal stories. As someone who suffers from depression and as recently as last year couldn’t see a…

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The Seven Phases of Heart Rate Training

This blog post is written by Tucker Goodrich who has blog site called Yelling Stop. So you’ve decided to start heart-rate training (HRT). Congratulations! Or you’ve been training and you’ve hit a rough patch, and need a little encouragement. Since I discovered it through the work of Dr. Phil Maffetone several years ago I have enjoyed…

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Success = Process, Process, Process

Something I repeat to the athletes I coach is to focus on the process.  Be present in the moment and put your energies into what you are doing at the time and the details around that.  Let the outcome take care of itself which will happen if you follow a process. In a World where…

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Ego is the Enemy

Ego is the Enemy

Ego is the Enemy is a book by Ryan Holiday which discusses the difference between ego & confidence. How does this apply to triathlon?

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