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Welcome to the Fluid Movements Blog

The Fluid Blog contains a selection of articles on training, racing, nutrition and all things swimming, biking and running.

Fluid Bloggers are our coaches, athletes and 'special guest' bloggers that that are specialists in their fields

If you would like to read past blogs please visit Sean 'Fozzy' Foster.

Enjoy!

 

Marathon / Half Marathon Winter Run Program Are you a runner wanting to improve your race speed or a triathlete wanting to improve your run strength over Winter? Fluid has a targeted 3month Winter Run program to improve your endurance and speed. We will target a Half or Full marathon goal at the program completion with shorter scheduled training races along the way.    Key ...

2017 was a year to forget health wise for me. Going from never having had a health scare in my life to having two major episodes in the space of 2days and a serious bike accident requiring surgery was a bit of a shock. Once the dust had settled following months of rehab and many many visits to the great people at the Alfred Hospital in follow up tests monitoring my health, I g ...

Its been 9.5weeks since Lukas Hoffman broke his collarbone after being blown off his bike in atrocious race conditions at the Portarlington triathlon back in March. Next weekend Lukas races the Kraichgau 70.3 in Germany. Lukas's comeback to full training has been pretty remarkable. Just the day after the crash out of hospital Lukas told me he had been scouring tri forums looki ...

Season Review by Coach Foz...   I took the opportunity to update the results for the year and reflect back on how the program faired in 2017/18. Below is a bit of a snapshot of what our Fluid/MTC athletes got up to over the calendar year. Hope you enjoy it. New Athletes and Beginners Over the season Fluid/MTC ran three courses, introducing 17 budding triathletes to the sport ...

2XU Tri Series Race 6 - Wrap. Well its been a very long season, and finally we got to the last race of the 2XU series. It was a Sprint / Olympic event (qualifier). Fluid/MTC had good numbers competing over both races. FIRST TIME FINISHERS **1athlete competing in her first ever tri - Karly-Anne Davies **6athletes doing their first Olympic - Tenille Oien, Andrée Parker, Matt J ...

February 9 to 11 at The Geelong Conference Centre. Open to all Geelong 70.3 Competitors Join Sean Foster – Performance Level Coach and Ex Pro Ironman, who will: Take you around the Geelong 70.3 course and show you how best to tackle it. Give you the best pacing and fueling strategies based on your ability. Tips and tactics to use specific to the Geelong Course Then on S ...

I have coached Steve Dornik for Ironman racing since 2015. Consistency in results have reflected Steve’s methodical approach to everything he does, both in life and sport. At Ironman WA in 2015, Steve’s 3 rd Ironman but first Ironman with me as his coach he went 5:19hrs on the bike. In May this year at the North American Championships in Texas Steve posted 5:20hr for his bike ...

Instant Gratification or the #LongGame When setting seasonal or longer term race goals with your coach, be clear on what you’re A Goal is and what are B or C goals along the way. If you want to really improve, playing the long game with a more reaching goal is the way to go. There isn't a magic formula, its incremental improvements and consistency over time that will see you w ...

CHALLENGE SHEPPARTON REPORT Some great weather for race day. Fluid had 4 individuals and 2 teams race the Challenge Half distance, we had 2 athletes race the Classic and we had 4 athletes race the Sprint distance. It got hot towards the end of the race with a tough run for those out in the sun as temperatures rose. In the HALF Roger Witz Barnes (Fluid swimmer) won his age gr ...

It was a good year for our athletes at Noosa for the 35 th running of the iconic event. We had a large number of squad athletes competing, of varied abilities and experience. There were the nervous first timers who were just hoping to make it through, to 2 of my athletes who were debuting in their first Open Category event and with Noosa being the largest Olympic race by far i ...