If you’ve ever hit the wall in a marathon you’ll know that pacing is vital. But how do you know what pace you should be running at? Start out too fast and you’ll blow up in the final third of the marathon. Start out too slow and you won’t reach your marathon goal.
In this video, Lindsey shares with Brad a simple rule of thumb that you can use to prevent yourself from starting out too fast and blowing your chances of achieving your marathon goal.
Are you racing IronMan 70.3 East London this weekend? Its known as one of the toughest 70.3 routes in the world. Have a listen to Rudolf and Brad to help calm your nerves as they discuss all you need to know for race day, from what to expect from the route and how to pace your race.
If youre looking for triathlon specific coaching, have a look at our CoachParry Online Training Platform – a full library of training programs from sprint to IronMan distance and access to Rudolf and the rest of the CoachParry team in our members only forum. CLICK HERE to check it out!
Training pace, cramping and everything leading to Comrades – We help Peter ahead of his first Comrades Marathon
On today’s episode of RUN with CoachParry we chat to one of our Online Training Platform members Peter Clark in his lead up to his first Comrades. Peter has an awesome story having lost 20kgs and in the process has completed 2 full IronMan and is attempting his first Comrades this year. Lindsey and he discuss all things from how to deal with cramping, how to choose the right Comrades program for your level and why we need to train slower to run faster. If you’re running Comrades, there’s definitely some value in here for you too!
Brad also shares one of our athlete’s Success Stories – Timothy Patterson and how he smashed his marathon in a 3 day event in Bermuda!
If you want to share your personal best or story with us, use #BiogenJourney and you could win 3 months access to the CoachParry Online Training Platform. This week’s winner is Pamela Woest! Well done and we look forward to having you on TeamCoachParry!
If you missed the first of this year’s Bonitas Online Comrades Success Seminar, you can catch the recording on our FaceBook page, YouTube page or website.
On today’s episode of RUN with Coach Parry we chat to Lizahn Oosthuizen, she is a member of the CoachParry Online Training Community and is on a mission to make a comeback to running after a long time off. Lindsey guides her on all things training, injuries and how to build up starting from nothing again.
Yvonne September is a member of our Coach Parry Online Training community. She has made some amazing strides (pun intended) in her running and completed her first marathon – Soweto Marathon. She now has her sights on Two Oceans Ultra Marathon. Coach Parry helps Yvonne put a plan in place for this and they discuss pacing strategies and if its possible to split your weekly training runs as well as the importance of strength work.
If you want to become a member of our community, you can CLICK HERE to join the CoachParry Online Training Platform, alternatively you could win 3 months access to the platform by sharing your story and journey with us by using #BiogenJourney!
Brad also shares another one of our community members SUCCESS STORIES, have a listen to that for some inspiration!
Today’s episode of RUN with Coach Parry we help one of our Online Training Platform community members Tanja Hayes put a plan in place for Comrades 2019. They discuss chasing marathon pb’s versus Comrades goals and how many marathons is ideal in the build up to Comrades
Share your journey and goals with us, use #BiogenJourney and you could win yourself 3 months access to the CoachParry Online Training Platform. There are over 60 programs ranging from 5km all the way to Two Oceans & Comrades, you also get access to all our coaches and our member’s only forum (If you listen to the whole podcast, you would hear how athletes like Tanja are loving the forums and community, so CLICK HERE to be apart of it all!)
With the festive season upon us, Coach Parry and Brad discuss how much training you should be doing over this time. If youre qualifying for Comrades or Two Oceans or if you have already qualified – Lindsey breaks it all down for you in terms of when to run, how much to be doing and balancing the family (and over-indulgence) over this time.
Remember to share your training story with us using #BiogenJourney and you could win yourself 3 months access to the CoachParry Online Training Platform, a perfect gift to take you to your 2019 goals and beyond!
Today's episode of RUN with CoachParry is with one of our Online Training Platform Community members Mark Fontbin. Mark used to be a race walker but has since made the switch to running and wants to do Comrades. Mark brings some fantastic questions to this episode...
Is it better to do your triathlon training in a group or to go along solo? Rudolf gives the pros and cons of both of these on today’s episode of TRI with CoachParry.
How to not let December festivities get in the way of training- with Hobbo on his Couch-to-IronMan 70.3 Journey
Brad and Lindsey catch up with Hobbo, who is on a mission to get off the couch to IronMan 70.3 Durban in June 2019. He just finished his first triathlon and they discuss how to keep training and focused over the December holidays as well which races they are going to target in the lead up to IronMan 70.3 in Durban next year.
Be sure to follow and tag #BiogenJourney in your own journey and you could win 3 months access to the CoachParry Online Training Platform.
There are over 60 different training programs for running, cycling, triathlon and strength training, you also get to chat to our coaches in the members only forums and a weekly live Q&A session with the coaches. Brad shares one of our most recent success stories from one of our members who smashed more than 28 mins off his marathon PB in tough conditions!
Is the holiday season a good time to pick up the volume of training? Or should it be meant as a time for rejuvenation and rest? On today’s episode of RIDE with CoachParry, Devlin gives us what is ideal for your holiday training schedule.
What percentage split per discipline is needed when training for a 70.3 triathlon? On today’s episode of TRI with CoachParry, Rudolf and Brad discuss the breakdown of how you should spend your time training for your first 70.3 triathlon event.