triathlon coaching

28/11/2017

Callum on Track for a Series Win in the U17 Victorian Mountain Bike Championships

Callum, a promising young mountain biker from Victoria needed a coach to help him juggle his commitments as a cyclist as well as identify his weaknesses and structure a weekly training plan to build his performance. His aim is to take the U17 title in the 2017/8 Victorian Mountain Bike Series. I stepped in 6 weeks ago and our relationship is already resulting in triumph on many levels.
17/11/2017

Kate recently completed her first Standard Triathlon after working with Liz

Liz worked with Kate from Melbourne for 3 months to coach her to her first multi-sport event. Here is her story.
19/10/2017

The 8 best stretches and yoga poses for cyclists

Cyclists are generally lacking in flexibility. This affects both performance and enjoyment. This article looks at why flexibility suffers from cycling and explores why this in turn affects performance. The article recommends the top 8 stretches and yoga poses that all cyclists should incorporate into their weekly routine to ensure they benefit the most from time spent on the bike,
12/09/2017

A Simple Explanation of Heart Rate Zones for the Endurance Cyclist

If you are one of the many heart rate monitor wearers that actually do not understand what and how to use a heart rate zone then this simple article explains what the five commonly used zones are, how you recognise them and how you can measure them for yourself.
23/08/2017

7 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Triathlon

When I started triathlon 16 years ago I knew nothing! Sixteen years later I now coach beginner and experienced triathletes and ensure I pass on to all of them the wisdom gained from 16 years of getting it wrong! Why don't you short circuit 16 years and read this article now to discover the 7 things I wish I'd known when I started triathlon.
28/07/2017

Iconic Noosa Triathlon – how Fiona became inspired and coached by Liz to complete her first ever Olympic distance triathlon

Fiona tells us how Liz inspired and coached her to her first Olympic distance event in the Noosa Triathlon
26/07/2017

Ed Jacka explains why he selected Liz to coach him to Ironman success

Ed Jacka explains why he needed a coach, what he looked for when choosing one and how Liz helped him fulfill his goals of becoming an Ironman.
19/06/2017

Another indoor session for the rainy day blues

Another rainy day? Never fear - we have the answer to your training blues. Try this intermediate level indoor bike session to chase the blues away and earn your dinner!
17/05/2017

Why Cycle? Why Bother?

To answer this question simply I have resorted, not to my words, but to the words of one of the largest cycling authorities globally and publisher […]
16/03/2017

Bike Skills & Confidence: Level 1

Sometimes it can be daunting to set off on a bike ride all by yourself. Perhaps you have not been on a bike for years, perhaps […]
14/03/2017

Top 5 Tips to Improving Your Cycling Using Your Gears

How often have you wished you had a few extra gears for going up steep hills. Or conversely a few more to go faster? How many of you often wonder why you have gears on your bike at all because you can't seem to figure out how to use them effectively and prefer cycling along in a single gear? The gears on a bike are there to help us and there are tons of very technical articles spouting technical jargon like ''gear ratios'' which are worth a read. BUT to keep things simple for beginner to intermediate cyclists here are my top 5 tips.
13/03/2017

Bike Skills & Confidence: Level 2

Objective of This Course To develop a greater understanding of cycling and to improve the skills with which a rider negotiates an open road and the […]