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Noosa was the second of my 3 target races for this season and my first open category race. My goal was to come in the top 5 overall and within 8% of the winning elite males time.  Prior to the race I had done some research on previous competitors and times and I knew given my day I had an opportunity to be right in the mix but I was going to need to race well. The lead in fr ...

Yarrawonga – Everything great about the tri community on show. What a vibe up at Yarrawonga on the weekend for the staging of the qualifiers for ITU Gold Coast World 2018. I have never seen such a big crowd for a dedicated qualifier, such energy with athletes all vying for points to be on that line in 2018. We had multiple World ITU Champion Peter Robertson lending his suppor ...

With the rise of smart trainers like the Wahoo Kickr and online cycle apps like Zwift and Trainer Road, it has never been easier to stay inside for key cycle workouts. As a coach I do advocate their use with our Fluid athletes, you can get a great targeted workout especially if you throw the use of a power meter into the mix. You don’t have to worry about traffic, lights, cars ...

Each year Fluid has athletes who train through Winter for World Championship events in September and October. After a short break they want to get back into shape for the upcoming triathlon season within 4-6weeks. When the coach and athlete doesn't have the luxury of time to rebuild gradually there are techniques that can be used to leverage the gains from the previous prep.   ...

Bit of a debrief after Rotterdam dust settles I have come to realise over many years of coaching how hard it is to get your ducks aligned just right and get the result your athlete deserves. At the World Championship level, it is just so tough. Many, many times I have helped prepare athletes to be in the best shape of their lives for one day in a year, but you never know who i ...

First of all, congratulations on your qualification and the work you put in to get there. The next step is to set about planning your preparation to be in the best shape possible come race day.

Ironman New Zealand Results Analysis – The Marathon The hardest discipline to nail in an Ironman is the marathon. It is the discipline where you start the most fatigued and it’s the discipline which can be most affected by how hard you raced the legs before it. Fluid Movements Head Coach, Sean Foster looked back to our main squad ironman event for 2017, New Zealand to see h ...

On the eve of my 25th birthday and having just completed my last race of the season it seems fitting to review my season and give thanks to everyone who helped make it such a success. While this is an individual sport it is the team around you that help get the best out of you. I want to see my friends succeed just as much as me in all aspects of life not just in a sporting con ...

Gatorade Triathlon Series Results Comparison Sometimes when you finish a season you have a sense that the squad performed well but would like to have it quantified. Post season Sean trawled through the results comparing the last 2years of the Gatorade Tri Series and how we - Fluid/MTC performed. He used the podium results as this is most easily quantifiable. YEAR ...

The date is set for Fluids Ironman/Worlds Rep Camp at Lorne. The camp will see a full Ironman race distance ride with pacing and nutritional rehearsal with extended run off the bike for Ironman athletes. For ITU and 70.3 Worlds athletes the camp will be a kick start to their preparation with a lot of endurance and strength development training over the weekend. Date – May 5-7 ...