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Winter training techniques from Macca

Winter training techniques from Macca

For most of the triathlon world the winter months provide the ability to give the body a break from the …


From the shallows of the pool to the open water

From the shallows of the pool to the open water

Courtesy of Witsup.com Jodie Swallow, one of the best triathletes on the circuit, and a swimming sensation, shares her thoughts on …


The Power of Consistency

The Power of Consistency

by Coach Kelli at MaccaX One of the key elements I stress with athletes that I coach is how important it …


How not to get slower running as you age

How not to get slower running as you age

by Coach Sergio at MaccaX We love our sport, we want to keep improving but then we hear this: “Well, …


Triathlon is not Swim + Bike + Run

Triathlon is not Swim + Bike + Run

By coach Sergio at MaccaX Looking at great champions like Michael Phelps (swimmer) , Fabio Cancellara (cyclist) and Haile Gebrselassie …


Dont make your own roadblocks

Dont make your own roadblocks

by Coach Kelli Montgomery at MaccaX Its not just weather road blocks that you can set up, but other ones …


Sportoga – Strength and Conditioning

Sportoga – Strength and Conditioning

The is the final espisode in the series of ‘Try 3 for Free’ from the team at MaccaX It’s a …


Not tonight, honey. I’m exhausted

Not tonight, honey. I’m exhausted

by Mikki Williden Have you heard the term ‘ironman widow’? Where someone’s husband (or wife) is basically invisible for the …


Accordion Run Session

Accordion Run Session

The Accordion Run is an aerobic, strength based set designed to improve your back end strength and speed. Chris McCormack …


Hammer Time Hill Repeats with Terenzo Bozzone

Hammer Time Hill Repeats with Terenzo Bozzone

This is the first edition of ‘Try 3 for FREE’ Training video’s from MaccaX  It doesn’t get much better than …


Bike Strength Workout for the Time Crunched Athlete

Bike Strength Workout for the Time Crunched Athlete

by Sergio Borges from MaccaX Everyone is so time poor these days and there never seems enough time to train but …


Beware Superman Syndrome

Beware Superman Syndrome

By Sergio Borges – MaccaX “Superman Syndrome” – Serious disease that affects athletes when they are fit, very common at …


Swim Workout – Endurance with a “Twist”

Swim Workout – Endurance with a “Twist”

MaccaX Coach Sergio You have probably noticed that when swimming long sets, we have a tendency to get a bit …


Goal Setting

Goal Setting

When goal setting, the goal needs to match the level of commitment by Coach Kelli Montgomery from MaccaX It’s always …


8 Steps to Better Core Strength

8 Steps to Better Core Strength

All three disciplines require core stabilization and strength. Strong core musculature helps you keep your body streamlined in the water, …


Key Swim Session

Key Swim Session

MaccaX Swim Coach, Sergio shares his key swim session to help you prepare for the upcoming season. Warm up – …


Macca’s ‘home away from home’ travel tips

Macca’s ‘home away from home’ travel tips

At this time of year people are planning their race season and winter training camps. For many of us the …


The importance of strength training

The importance of strength training

Strength training is probably the single most important form of work you can do for triathlon, says Chris ‘Macca’ McCormack. …


Challenge Family and The Sufferfest join forces in world first

Challenge Family and The Sufferfest join forces in world first

Banishing indoor training boredom forever, The Sufferfest and Challenge Family have released a world-first first run/bike training video designed specifically …


Five little ways to shave big time on the bike

Five little ways to shave big time on the bike

You put in as many miles as the next athlete and your bike is just as nice. So why did …


Run drills by Mark Allen

Run drills by Mark Allen

The run in a triathlon is so different than running alone. When a person is fresh their cadence, footstrike and …


Working your heart by Mark Allen

Working your heart by Mark Allen

During my 15 years of racing in the sport of triathlons I searched for those few golden tools that would …


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