Author Archives: CoachGordon

About CoachGordon

UKA Performance Coach. BTF triathlon Coach Coach Middle and Endurance Athletes and Triathlon and Duathlon. My coaching philosphy: Train Hard - Race Easy

IM 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun Cycle Profile

With the recent announcement that the IM 70.3 Zell am See 2015 is to be the World Championship event the organisers have changed the Cycle and Run routes for the 2014 event in preparation for the World Championships. The 90 km … Continue reading

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Wondering about Phone Hacking

Well I’ll keep this fairly brief, I was on Twitter this morning on my mobile and followed  a link which took me to an article in the Daily Mail – all well and good you might think. Just as I’m about … Continue reading

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Training and other musings

To understand the impact training has we should first look to nature: Take the Chinese Bamboo tree – do you know what happens after you plant the seed of this tree? Absolutely Nothing, for 4 to 5 years absolutely nothing. … Continue reading

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Visualisation in Sport

Most athletes and sportspeople turn to some additional aids of one sort or another, in their search for improved performance. Scientific technologies, including equipment, training advances, nutrition and even applied sports psychology, which will usually include focusing and visualisation techniques for … Continue reading

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Correct Running Form

By adopting a better running form/style it would not only improve your running but could also help to prevent strains and stresses caused by improper balance. Continue reading

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