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Rest and Recovery

Rest & Recovery

Written by Nick June 2016 REST AND RECOVERY… ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH?! I live a busy life. Business owner, early mornings and evenings training clients, wife and two young children, hectic school and social life, overseas family (ie. skype calls at odd hours!), and, if there is time left, training and racing in triathlons, cycling

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Triathlon Transition Planning

Race Calendars & Transitions

Written by Nick – in 2016 We are almost 2 months into 2016, and with no race/event entered, it’s high time I get sorted!  Living in SE Queensland there is an abundance of opportunity close by – triathlons, bike, running, obstacle course events…  I could go on. My excuse so far this year has been

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Oxfam 2015 from Nick

Chafe Protection Over Distance

Oxfam 100 – 2015 by Nick & Heather In June, Nick and 3 team mates joined 800 others for the Oxfam 100km walk in Brisbane.    Participants have 48 hours to complete the walk which includes creek crossings, decent elevation and postively ARCTIC weather overnight… Well, after just 24 hours and 46 minutes, Paul, Steve, Oscar and

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Chafing and rub inside a wetsuit

The Chafing Files – Part 3

Swim, don’t suffer! The third instalment of our Chafing Files Series – Swimming! Here in Australia, we *generally* rely less on the wetsuit than northern hemisphere cousins (unless you are in the southern states like us), but wetsuits are notouriously difficult to put on and take off and often rub in places. Wetsuit chafing can

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